Marble Process Of Marble

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Marbles Introduction to Marbles
Stone is a naturally occurring combination of minerals found in the outer solid layer of the earth. Stone is classified into three main categories:
Igneous
Metamorphic
Sedimentary
Stone plays important role in the construction industry because of its tough, durable characteristics. Stone products used in industry as building material and in many other applications are majorly natural stone products and artificial stone products. Marble and granite are two principle natural products of stone. Marble is an important branch of natural products. The word Marble is derived from the Greek word marron which means, "crystalline rock, shining stone"
Marble is limestone, resulting from the metamorphism
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The rough edges of the block can be removed rapidly and with little waste using cutting machinery. Uniform shape slabs are made in this process. A lot of time and money is saved at this stage of a process for the end users. The blocks are then ready for the next stage. The second step of the process is Sawing. Sawing for the production of slabs is performed using frame saws which enable the production of the marble of required thickness ordered by the customer. Marble slabs for construction or sculpture are cut using diamond wires or a gang saw. Another very important process is Resin finishing. After the slabs have been cut, they must undergo this process. The automatic resin line is used. Marble slabs might some minor cracks or hairline which is required to be treated. This is cured by heating chambers. Every crack is cured in this process and produce a good quality of a material. Following resin finishing, automated lines are used for all required slab surface finishing operations: polishing, smoothing, brushing, sanding, bush-hammering, rolling,…show more content…
It was mainly used as a building material in some rooms that were used for conducting business and bathrooms. Marble was called as a mark of wealth for them.
The Romans used Calacatta and Carrara marble for both construction and sculptures. The marble would cut into slabs rather than using blocks and used over a brick and mortar in their home. The Romans considered these both type of marble to be the supreme because of their pure white color.
Although marble continued to mark the wealth through the Renaissance and Victorian eras, considering that there still existed a cost and hardships involved in procuring marble, it served as a material to be used in churches, mansions and government buildings. It can be said that in one form or another, they have been around almost as long as mankind.
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