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What Are the Advantages of Slate over Other Materials

As a green and environmentally friendly new material, slate has excellent physical properties superior to other materials, which is why the industry is optimistic about the future development of slate. Slate can not only replace ceramic tiles on walls and floors, but also can be used in cabinets, Bathroom, wardrobe, furniture, outdoor curtain wall and other fields. So what are the advantages of slate compared to other materials?

Advantages of Slate

1. Compared with artificial stone:

Artificial stone is mainly formed by pressing raw materials such as resin, aluminum powder and pigment, and is one of the earliest building materials used in human history. However, artificial stone has a fire rating of B1, has an odor when burned in an open flame, discolors at high temperatures, has extremely low corrosion resistance, is easy to bleed and discolor, is not resistant to scratches, is difficult to maintain, and is easy to be polluted.
The rock plate has high strength, stronger acid and alkali resistance and weathering resistance, zero water absorption and zero penetration, fire resistance and high temperature resistance, etc. It is a new type of plate that can directly contact with food and meet food-grade standards. The surface nanotechnology protective film, It is born with self-cleaning function and keeps clean and lustrous for a long time.

2. Compared with natural marble:

Natural marble is hard, but it is more than hard and not elastic enough to make a table over 1 meter, and it is easy to break when it is heated or bumped. At the same time, it is easy to be polluted, breed bacteria, infiltrate and stain.
The slate has both hardness and flexibility. The maximum size of the applied product has reached 1600X4800mm. It is fireproof and high temperature resistant, super acid and alkali resistant, antibacterial and antibacterial, and has a nanotechnology protective film on the surface. It has a natural self-cleaning function and maintains a clean luster for a long time.

3. Compared with quartz stone:

Quartz stone is mainly made of raw materials such as natural quartz, resin, and coloring materials. It has a Mohs hardness of 5, is scratch-resistant, corrosion-resistant, and has high anti-fouling performance. It is environmentally friendly and has no radiation. However, the fire resistance level of quartz stone is A2 and B1. It has an odor when it burns in an open flame.
The slate is hard, with a Mohs hardness of 6, A1 fire protection level, odorless and colorless when burning with an open flame, and also has anti-fouling, anti-bacterial, anti-penetration, wear-resistant, non-slip, high-temperature resistance, acid-base corrosion resistance, UHA resistance to high-concentration acid-base level.

4. Compared with metals:

As a metal with traditional spraying process, it is easy to oxidize and is greatly affected by climate conditions. It has a short service life and is easy to rust or fade.
The chemical properties of slate are more stable, and the life is longer, so there is no need to worry about being oxidized.

5. Compared with glass:

The main components of glass are silica and other oxides. It is an amorphous inorganic non-metallic material. Generally, a variety of inorganic minerals (quartz sand, feldspar, etc.) are used as the main raw materials. Extensive, but the glass has light pollution, and there may be safety hazards such as cracking after being heated.
The performance of slate is more stable than that of glass, there is no light pollution, and it will not bring safety hazards, and the application safety factor is high.


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