Sources of Terrazzo

Terrazzo is one of the most sought after materials for building flooring, walls, benchtop, furniture and etc. It is extremely durable and weather out any tough environment. This article we will discuss where this elegant material is being sourced by terrazzo suppliers in Australia.

Composition of Terrazzo

Portland Cement– there are two types of Portland cement being used for Terrazzo namely white and grey. This type of cement is used to match preferred colours and textures by clients. Portland cement are made from limestone. It is considered very tough and durable. Concrete produced from Portland cement is one of the most versatile construction materials available in the world.

Sand– sand being used for Terrazzo are clean, hard, natural. They are manufactured conforming with the S.A.A. No. A77 specifications for fine aggregate.

Marble Chips–  these are standard quarry products of sizes and colors necessary to match samples. Marble chips provide additional colors and textures for terrazzo tiles. They provide the prestigious look similar to marble tiles.

Sample Marble chips from around the world
Sample Marble chips from around the world

Mineral Pigments– are lime proof. They are composed of non-fading material or made up by synthetic pigment.  Mineral pigments provide the colors of the terrazzo tiles and cast. Their colors variation provide design flexibility for designers, architects and builders.

pigment is a material that changes the color of reflected or transmitted light as the result of wavelength-selective absorption. This physical process differs from fluorescence, phosphorescence, and other forms of luminescence, in which a material emits light.

Many materials selectively absorb certain wavelengths of light. Materials that humans have chosen and developed for use as pigments usually have special properties that make them ideal for coloring other materials. A pigment must have a high tinting strength relative to the materials it colors. It must be stable in solid form at ambient temperatures.

miniral figments
mineral figments

Where does Terrazzo Australia Marble Source its materials?

Terrazzo Australian Marble Pty Ltd is a family owned company. The company has been running and serving Australians for over four decades.

The company pride itself in controlling the entire aspects of the terrazzo process. The company owns and operates 5 marble quarries in western New South Wales. It manufactures its precast elements in its factory in western Sydney. The factory has been equipped with the latest equipment from around the world. These include: tiles presses, 5 axis CNC processing machines, CNC edge polishers and saws. This enables the company to have the ability to produce material of higher degree of standards.

The company also installs all of its products with a team of tradesmen whose experience in terrazzo is without peer in the industry. The company is fully compliant with OHS and environmental standards, quality assurance, and is fully insured.

Proudly Made in Australia

Terrazzo Australia Marble is built to last. It follows strict standards and made up of high quality materials. Australian establishments can get the most cost-effective terrazzo tiles. The craftmanship is superb. The company has dedicated itself on perfecting its deployment of Terrazzo like an art.