Cast stone

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cast stone

[′kast ‚stōn]
Building stone molded from concrete so that it resembles natural stone.

Cast stone

A mixture of fine stone chips and Portland cement in a matrix. Once cast, it may be ground, polished or otherwise treated to simulate natural stone.

artificial stone

A mixture of stone chips or fragments, usually embedded in a matrix of mortar, cement, or plaster; the surface may be ground, polished, molded, or otherwise treated to simulate stone; variously called art marble, artificial marble, cast stone, marezzo, patent stone, and reconstructed stone.
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With cost an influential factor on architects' purchasing decisions, cast stone has grown in popularity," the study observes.
Omega Mantels wants to draw the spotlight to all of our cast stone products," says Maria Vinas, online marketing specialist of Omega Mantels, "We've always been known to create luxurious fireplace mantels and surrounds—and it's still our bestseller—hence, Omega is not just about creating fireplaces.
Available in both 800mm and 100mm options, the Oslo Wall Mounted Cast Stone Basins smooth rectangular contours combined with sharp edges create an elegant piece.
Cast stone was first used to save the cost of carving intricate stone cornices.
In this article, we'll show you how to apply cast stone to a fireplace surround, but the principles are the same no matter what you're covering, inside or out.
has been recognized for their superior cast stone decors handcrafted using a hundred year old method that is comparable to ancient European artisans.
Caption: The cast stone products are made with CalStar's proprietary process that incorporates up to 37 percent recycled content and eliminates the need for portland cement; calcium silicate materials, which require energy-intensive autoclaving; or for kiln-firing, typical of traditional clay brick.
UKPRwire, Fri Mar 16 2012] Add an element of chic to your bathroom with Better Bathrooms' designer collection of solid surface cast stone basins .
Designed by celebrated architect Michael Gadaleta of MG New York, Blanca possesses a facade of cast stone and a floating glass entrance canopy.
There have been many prestigious projects successfully completed across the UK, supplying purpose-made aesthetic precast concrete and cast stone units to contracts for the Shetlands in the North to the Channel Islands in the South; Southern Ireland in the West and on our own doorstep in the Tyne/Tees area in the East.
They serve two flats on each floor with glass lifts and really excellently made stairs that have cast stone treads cantilevered from central stringers.