Stone Casting

Stone Casting

 

a process for obtaining products made primarily from basalt (sometimes from diabase and other rocks) by remelting them at temperatures of 1350-1450°C. Cast stone is used for the manufacture of such articles as pipes, acid-resistant equipment, electrical insulators, blocks for pavements and facing plates, and artistic sculptured articles.

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Hajj pilgrims are set next to perform the stone casting ritual at Mina
The new main building features many refurbished elements from the beloved original, including the famed Spanish Lounge, with its fully restored stained glass windows, antique pecky cypress beams, original marble mantle and beautiful stone castings designed in the 1920s.
Swalwell-based Bespoke Concrete Products Ltd is responsible for supplying purpose made aesthetic concrete and cast stone castings on a number of high-profile projects across the North-East and UK.