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CONCRTETE QUARTERLY / WINTER 05 - INTERIOR PRODUCTS

Concrete has been used for kitchen work surfaces for some time. However, a new laminated-concrete technology promises to take them a step further. Developed by Cast Advanced Concretes, MASS1 is a 15mm-thick concrete precast sheet with a fine diamond-polished and sealed surface that is chemically bonded to a composite fibreboard backing. This produces a total standard thickness of 40mm. The concrete sheet is fibrereinforced and cross-linked to a thin hardened decorative surface concrete layer. This layer is subject to a complex curing process which results in a product with significantly increased hardness and strength, as well as significantly decreased porosity compared to other cast concretes. The surface layer is waterproof and alcohol-resistant, nonyellowing and contains an anti-microbial agent for hygiene. It also offers heat resistance up to 200°C. Silky smooth to the touch, MASS1 is available in a large semi-matt colour range that includes natural greys, whites and browns as well as subtle pigmented colours, all of which offer a visual blend of fine graded sands.

For further details contact Cast Advanced Concretes, tel 08702 418171, or visit www. castadvancedconcretes. com

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