Marble e Stone Slabs
Amso International produces various types of slabs in onyx, marble, limestone, granite, travertine, for every type of demand and devotes much care both in the selection of the blocks and in the polishing of the slabs. The selection aims to satisfy the Customers’ requirements, so that they can be sold on the Italian market, but also on international markets.
Marble and Stone slabs produced by Amso International can be classified as follows:
Slabs for export sold per square meter. These slabs measure: length 230 through 300 cm ; height 120 through 180 cm, based on the characteristics of the materials. They are crack-free, therefore usable up to 90/95%, and suitable for every cut-to-size work, like tiles, countertops for kitchen and bathrooms, stairs…
Slabs for export of small measures sold per square meter. The cost of this kind of slabs is approximately -10 through -20% lower than the cost of greater slabs. These slabs measure: length 170 through 240 cm; height 90 through 130 cm, based on the characteristics of the materials. They are crack-free, therefore usable up to 90/95%, and suitable for every cut-to-size work, like tiles, countertops for kitchen and bathrooms, stairs…
Slabs for cut-to-size works sold by weight. These slabs vary in dimensions, both large and small, and show natural cracks. The usable surface is 70% through 80%. The price of this kind of slabs is up to -30% or – 50% lower than the cost of the exported slabs.
These slabs are suggested to produce vanity for bathrooms, tiles, skirting, stairs and any kind of cut-to-size work of reduced dimension. They are suitable for markets where the labour cost is lower than in other countries, or where the work required to finish the product is not cost effective, so that the cost of the finished work remains more competitive.
As far as the selection, Amso International assesses the following: Extra, 1st, standard, commercial and 2nd, according to the uniformity of colour and veins.