Types and products of natural stone veneer

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A veneer is a thin covering applied to the surface of another object in order to conceal or hide the true appearance of the object and it appears to be more attractive than the object.

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Types and products of natural stone veneer

  1. 1. • A veneer is a thin covering applied to the surface of another object in order to conceal or hide the true appearance of the object and it appears to be more attractive than the object. • It improves the aesthetic appeal and its value. Veneer is used in wood and stone works, masonry and also in dentistry. Now let us get to know how these veneers are used in the following works. Masonry Veneer : • In masonry, veneer is a layer of bricks used to cover the surface of a wall, but it does not provide any additional strength to the structure. It is used to make a building or wall more visually without interfering with the structural integrity. Types and Products of Natural Stone Veneer
  2. 2. Stone Veneer : It has different construction applications, most commonly used to build homes. It is created by pouring a light concrete mixture into a stone- shaped moulds and allowing it to harden. The end result is a faux stone that can be used for buildings and walls for decorative purposes. Natural Stone Thin Veneer : It makes the application process easier and quicker because of its thin cut. Natural stone thin veneer is approximately five times thinner than the traditional stone facings, available in a wide array of colors and styles. Thin stones have less weight, so it means less shipping costs, easier installation and no footing requirements. Similarly, field stone veneer is also used for decorative purposes.
  3. 3. Natural Stone Veneer : It has numerous benefits compared to other construction materials, because it is generated straight from the earth. It offers a genuine color palette that is matchless by substitute materials. Exposure increases the strength and splendor of this type of veneer. Thin Stone Veneer : The benefits of using thin veneer are its speed and ease of installation, reduced cost of preparation, resistance to the elements, everlasting maintenance and free beauty. It is possible to shape the real stone, each and every piece as needed.
  4. 4. Thin Brick Veneer : • It comprises of thin fired clay units, referred to as thin bricks. Thin brick veneer is a new product which is gaining popularity among commercial and residential purposes. • There are lots of suppliers and manufacturers are available, which provide varieties of stone veneers. First, it is essential to get to know about the suppliers, their service, products, prices, customer relations etc. Veneer products : The following are some of the products; they are wood veneer, dry film adhesives and backings, laminating equipments, flame (fire) retardants, oil spill protection, river rock, field stone and lot of flexible materials.

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