Engineered stone is made up of more than 90 percent rock particles called stone aggregates.
Engineered stone is formed by combining stone aggregates with resin and other pigments. It undergoes a process called vibrocompaction that mixes and binds the medium permanently.
These countertops are among the toughest making engineered stone countertop one of the most popular countertops used in kitchens.
The advantages of engineered stone:
Strength and durability
Heat and burn resistant
Hygienic and stain-resistant
Viatera by LG is an economical option for Engineered Quartz surfaces. As with other quartz products, it never requires sealing. Viatera is backed by a 15 year warranty.
The highly trusted Dupont brand offers a wide range of color options for their quartz products, including several marble-like options and a collection featuring recycled glass content.
Hanstone features the same great benefits as the other brands of engineered quartz products, but at the best value. However, some colors are non-stocked items and are subject to longer lead times.
Silestone offers a wide array of color choices and is the only engineered quartz product with Microban built in. Microban inhibits the growth of bacteria on the countertop surface making it easier to clean and keep clean.
Caesarstone by Dupont is an engineered quartz material. Made up of 93% quartz, the surface is heat, stain and scratch resistant. No sealing is required for maintenance.
Cambria is the only Engineered Quartz product to be manufactured in the United States. All colors of their extensive palette are offered ath the same reasonable cost.
Radianz surface is advanced polymer resins and pigments fused with 93% quartz, one of the hardest minerals in nature. This blend of nature and technology allows styles that go beyond the aesthetic of natural stone.
EuroStone's leading edge technology mixes Quartz and a polyester resin binder to produce a recomposed material with physical properties and performance characteristics better than natural stone.
Beneath the beauty created from natural stone lies superior strength and durability. Highly heat, stain, and scratch resistant, PentalQuartz is designed to withstand whatever life throws its way.
Okite is a unique compound of resin and natural quartz. It is highly heat, stain and scratch resistant, extremely durable, never needs sealing, easy to clean and maintain. In short, it’s a luxurious material like no other.