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Flashcards in Marble Deck (14):
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Marble used in Taj Mahal

Makrana marble white in color

2

French empire which marble was mostly used and is still common

Black and white marble square pattern

3

3 principle quarry methods utilizes marble

Drilling hole
Using wire saw
Using a large chainsaw type machine

4

Terrazzo

Marble chips of similar size combined with a binder that holds the marble chips together

5

Agglomerated

Consists of 90-95% marble chips combined with 5-10% resins and formed into blocks in a vacuum chamber

6

Properties considered when selecting marble flooring

Density
Water absorption
Abrasion resistance

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What kind of finish is recommended for high traffic areas?

A honed finish is performed

8

When using marble floor why should the weight of the material be so important

To ensure that the sub floor is strong enough to support the extra weight

9

2 methods to provide rigidity to a stable sub floor ?

A cementitious backer.
And a crack suppression membrane.

10

Mortar bed performance be enhanced

Adding latex polymer mixture to the mortar mix

11

Metamorphic

Changes occurring in the appearance or structure of Rick caused by heat or pressure

12

Why should oil based adhesive not be used when installing marble

Because it stains marble

13

What is camfer

A tiled with a beveled edge

14

Disadvantage of epoxy filled travertine

When subjected to sunlight color will change and there will be a strength lost