Stone carpet

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hese materials used to make a stone carpet are recommended to be made of quartz or river stone due to their strength and they can be colored or natural with a size of 5-10 mm.
The packaging of this type of material can be from 10 kg to 20 kg or 1 ton.
The price of this product is 30 den/kg.
The binding material – glue is polyurethane-based for the production of stone carpet for internal and external use. This binding agent is a two-component p.u glue that is used in a 1:1 ratio of A and B components.
The packaging of these components is in plastic bins or barrels of 20 kg or 200 kg and is used approximately in an amount of 10% in relation to the total mass that is prepared for the floor, i.e. 1 kg of adhesive per 13 kg of stone.
The price of this binder – polyurethane glue is 900 mkd/kg.
Also, for this type of floor, you can use luminous pebble, which is placed in the previously prepared mix of ordinary, natural or colored stone and polyurethane binder. Luminous pebbles can be added from 5-10% of the total mass for floors that have an effect like a starry sky at night. This floor is prepared according to the choice of the developer.
The packaging of this type of stone can be in polyethylene bags of 1-5 kg.
The price for this luminous pebble is 300 mkd/kg

Method for preparing the materials for a stone carpet

For a floor – a stone carpet with an area of 1 m2 and a thickness of 1 cm, on a previously prepared substrate, approximately is required from:
• 10 – 15 kg of pebbles, natural or colored
• 1 liter of binder – polyurethane glue and
• if necessary, 5% luminous pebble can be added for a starry sky effect

Usually, this kind of mix is prepared in a concrete mixing machine for 3-5 minutes, when a stone of the size and color of your choice is first placed, and then the binder is placed, and this prepared material is placed on the previously prepared surface for making a stone carpet , and then it is brought to a flat surface with a trowel, but you should pay attention to the working time because after 1 hour the same material is already unusable. These types of floors can be single-colored, mosaic in several colors, or cut into surfaces with various geometric shapes and it can all be spiced up with a sparkling pebble to achieve the effect of a starry sky.