Flashcards in Marble Deck (14):
Marble used in Taj Mahal
Makrana marble white in color
French empire which marble was mostly used and is still common
Black and white marble square pattern
3 principle quarry methods utilizes marble
Using wire saw
Using a large chainsaw type machine
Marble chips of similar size combined with a binder that holds the marble chips together
Consists of 90-95% marble chips combined with 5-10% resins and formed into blocks in a vacuum chamber
Properties considered when selecting marble flooring
What kind of finish is recommended for high traffic areas?
A honed finish is performed
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
2 methods to provide rigidity to a stable sub floor ?
A cementitious backer.
And a crack suppression membrane.
Mortar bed performance be enhanced
Adding latex polymer mixture to the mortar mix
Changes occurring in the appearance or structure of Rick caused by heat or pressure
Why should oil based adhesive not be used when installing marble
Because it stains marble
What is camfer
A tiled with a beveled edge