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Ionic Stone is the first marble processing firm in Turkey to receive certification for its R&D centre

14/04/2017

Ionic Stone has been awarded with R&D research centre certification by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, and it is the 31st company and the first marble processing factory to receive such a certification.

 

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Packaging Standards

08/02/2017

We are at every single point up and down the distribution channel. We extract blocks from quarries. We process raw stone into various formats such as slabs and tiles. We deal with distributors, project management companies or contractors around the world. In addition, we own a distribution company covering the entire British Isles and the Western part of mainland Europe. These facts give us a unique advantage in understanding the needs and wants of different types of... ... More »

Adhesion problems on epoxy & mesh backed tiles

01/01/2017

Most marble tiles require reinforcing through epoxy applications. Epoxy is a chemical that bonds cracks and fissures found in the structure of stone. Before applying epoxy, marble tiles or slabs are first dried out completely in special ovens. When applied onto wet surfaces, epoxy does not work, and its gluing ability does not materialise. Normally, epoxy is applied over both sides of tiles or slabs. The back side of the stone is sprayed with the chemical and then a fibre mesh is placed over... ... More »

Dry-Lay as standard

21/03/2017

Selection of marble tiles usually is a headache. The normal practice has it that a selector (a worker at the end of the line) looks at the tiles, and groups and inserts them into different crates according to some criteria that are arranged depending on the colour and the variation present within the tiles. However, marble is a product of nature; it will change constantly and no one can implement any pre-planned selection criteria that can cover the entire future variations. Coupled with... ... More »