In the Know | Stone Table Top Alternatives

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- Jul 05, 2019

Introducing stone alternatives such as Resin Stone, Timber Terrazzo and SilicaStone all enduring new materials man-made and specified for use in restaurants, bars, cafes etc.

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Stone such as Marble and Quartz, as well as concrete based Terrazzo are popular choices for table tops. However these table tops are very heavy requiring specialty table bases to support their weight, and are porous being susceptible to staining from dark liquids such as red wine, as well as acid etching from vinegar and oil.

Resin Stone, Timber Terrazzo and SilicaStone are excellent alternatives for marble and terrazzo, being similar in look to their natural counterparts, but being man-made products that perform well in hospitality venues with a whole host of benefits.


01: Stone Resin

Man-made with resin to mimic marble, granite and other stones. Resin marble is a totally solid cast resin supplied with an MDF backing board, giving a smooth to touch finish and radius corners as standard.

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Standard thickness 30-40mm

Non-porous

Made with resin, these table tops feature a protective glossy gel top coat making them 100% non porous.

Heat proof

Able to withstand temperatures associated with restaurant dining.

Stain proof

The strong smooth surface material makes it water resistant and stain-proof.

Custom colours

Being man-made, our resin marble tops and can be manufactured in bespoke colours.

Here are a few sample colours, housed in our London Showroom.

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02: Timber Terrazzo

Man-made with resin and recycled FSC wood chips, timber terrazzo is a great alternative to traditional terrazzo as it is non-porous and an eco-friendly choice.

Finished with a plywood substrate as standard. The plywood can be left bare, or an edge such as metal or solid wood can be applied.


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Standard thickness 24mm incl. plywood

Non-porous

Made with resin, timber terrazzo will not stain or etch as easily as stone/terrazzo.

Heat resistance

Able to withstand temperatures associated with restaurant dining.


Blue

British oak wood chips with pale blue pigment resin.

Timber Terrazzo, Blue British Oak wood chips

Ivory

British walnut and cedar wood chips with cream-ivory pigment resin.

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White

London Plan wood chips with white pigment resin.

Timber Terrazzo, White, London Plan wood chips

Black

British walnut wood chips with charcoal pigment resin.

Timber Terrazzo, Black British walnut wood chips

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03: SilicaStone

Made entirely from recycled materials, SilicaStone is a unique, hard wearing and ethical material styled as terrazzo and ceramic. Popular for is ethical production, bespoke colouring and unique look, both SilicaStone Terrazzo and SilicaStone Shades are solid surfaces available from Inside Out for restaurant tables, bars and hotel tables.


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Standard Thickness 20-30mm

03.1:Terrazzo

A sustainable terrazzo-like material created from 100% recycled waste glass and ceramics. Ideal for both interior and exterior projects, this hard wearing surface is polished during the production process to reveal the raw aggregate within the surface.

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Heat & fire resistance

Frost resistance

Stain resistant

Outdoor suitable

Being UV resistant, the SilicaStone Terrazzo will not loose its colour from UV rays when used outdoors.

Botanical SilicaStone
Botanical SilicaStone


Blue Celadon SilicaStone
Blue Celadon SilicaStone


Dusk SilicaStone
Dusk SilicaStone


Seabreaze SilicaStone
Seabreaze SilicaStone


Reef SilicaStone
Reef SilicaStone


Smoke SilicaStone
Smoke SilicaStone

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Standard Thickness 20-30mm

03.2: Shades

SilicaStone Shades is hand glazed for its glossy look. Made from at least 98% recycled materials, the Shades collection is a hard wearing surface ideal for table tops and bars.

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Heat & fire resistance

Frost resistance

Non-porous

Stain resistant

Indoor Only

Ashtongreen SilicaStone
Ashtongreen SilicaStone

Brockhole Blue SilicaStone
Brockhole Blue SilicaStone

Bowland Green SilicaStone
Bowland Green SilicaStone

Lytham Blue SilicaStone
Lytham Blue SilicaStone

Garstang Grey SilicaStone
Garstang Grey SilicaStone


Penwortham Pink SilicaStone
Penwortham Pink SilicaStone


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