Surfaces Comparision

The following tests have been performed by Breton S.p.A, Italy showing the superior benefits of VICOSTONE compared to other surfacing materials

ULTRATHIN GRANITE/Marble LAMINATE SOLID SURFACE
Scratch Resistant *** *** ** *
Stain Resistant *** ** ** ***
Chip and Crack Resistant ** ** ** ***
Heat and Burn Resistant ** ** ** **
Resistant to Household Chemicals, Acids and Solvents *** ** ** ***
Low Maintenance *** ** ** *
Non-absorbent and Non-porous *** ** ** ***
Mold and Mildew Resistant *** ** ** **
Flexural Strength *** * ** **
Color Consistency *** * *** ***
Immunity to Freeze and Thaw *** *** * *
Design *** ** * *

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Technical Specifications

The following tests show the superior functional benefits of VICOSTONE, which make our products become the most suitable for interrior design application

NO. SPECIFICATIONS TEST METHOD RESULT
1 Water Absorption (% by weight) EN 14617-1:2013 ≤ 0.03%
2 Apparent Density EN 14617-1:2013 2.2-2.4 gr/cm3
3 Flexural Strength EN 14617-2:2008 > 55 MPa
4 Dimension Stability EN 14617-12:2012 Class A
5 Impact Resistance EN 14617-9:2005 ≥ 1.5 J
6 Surface Hardness EN101 6.0 – 7.0 Mohs
7 Resistance to Deep Abrasion EN 14617-4:2012 Volume of chord: V≤ 195 mm3
8 Freeze-Thaw Resistance EN 14617-5:2012 No defects after 25 freeze-thaw cycles
9 Slip Resistance at Honed 400 DIN 51130:2004 R9 – R10
10 Microbial Resistance ASTM D 6329:2015 Ranking 3: Resistant to Mold Growth
11 Chemical Resistance to Acids EN 14617-10:2012 Class C4
12 Thermal shock resistance EN 14617-6:2012 No visual defects after 20 cycles

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