Technical Seminars Preview

Stone Technologies
Mining & Processing
  • Monday June 4 | h. 11.00 am - 12-30 pm

    Sustainability in stone materials mining: quarry management and measures to be adopted for a better integration between production and environment

  • Tuesday June 5 | h. 9.00 am - 9.30 am

    Minimasing marble waste

    Session 1: Marble mining waste: management and recycling hypothesis
    Session 2: Blocks reinforcement and resin application: new techniques to optimise quarry production

  • Wednesday June 6 | h. 9.00 am - 9.30 am

    On the reduction of stone processing waste: slabs reinforcement, semi-finished products scanning and cuts optimisation

Stone Materials
  • Monday June 4 | h. 11.00 am - 12-30 pm

    The use of thin-stone laminates in exterior stone claddings

    An insight into Apuan marble varieties
    Session 1: the Apuan marble varieties’ uniqueness; geological genesis, commercial names and product types
    Session 2: Book-match pattern installation: examination of the ornamental decoration, cutting techniques and combination for the symmetry of the design

  • Tuesday June 5 | h. 11.00 am - 12.30 pm

    The behaviour of marble varieties once installed: preliminary analysis and installation methods for their best performance

  • Wednesday June 6 | h. 11.00 am - 12.30 pm

    Laboratory tests on stone materials; main standards that govern the execution and evaluation of the data expressed
    The thin stone in the laminates; processes and production systems for complex products

  • Thursday June 7 | h. 11.00 am - 12.30 pm

    Selection criteria for Apuan marble varieties for external claddings: ASTM and EN standards, tests to be carried out and data evaluation

    An insight into Apuan marble varieties
    Session 1: the Apuan marble varieties’ uniqueness; geological genesis, commercial names and product types
    Session 2: Book-match pattern installation: examination of the ornamental decoration, cutting techniques and combination of the symmetry of the design

  • Friday June 8 | h. 11.00 am - 12.30 pm

    Laboratory tests on stone materials; main standards that govern the execution and evaluation of the data expressed
    Thin stone in the laminates; processes and production systems for complex products