Katni Beige

Katni Beige Marble
Katni Beige Marble

The Katni Beige is a beige marble that is originally from India, This is darker colored beige marble, with thin grain and background that may vary from uniform to less uniform. It presents several signs of darker colored veins, dispersedly distributed on its surface.

 

Extraction area

The Katni Beige marble from India is mostly extracted around the Madhya Pradesh State. This area is located in the Center part of India.

 

Care and Maintenance Tips

  • One should not use resin-filled material outside, as the resin will discolor over time. Choose cement-filled or unfilled materials as an alternative.
  • Fabricators will often need to resin-fill the exposed edges to match the filled surface of the material.
  • We should use Katni Beige for kitchen countertop applications.
  • Always seal Katni Beige prior to grouting or use.
  • Use walk-off mats at entrances and expect the material to patina rapidly.
  • Always use a grout that is similar in color to the stone to avoid a picture-frame effect.
  • Always use a neutral detergent to clean Katni Beige.
  • To reduce the appearance of staining, always wipe up spills immediately. Oil and highly-pigmented liquids can penetrate and stain the stone and may need poultice to remove the stain.

 

Technical specs:

Abrasion resistance:

High,  this material has relatively high abrasion resistance. It rates as a 7 or higher on the Mohs scale. Quartzite or granite typically fall into this range. This material is less likely to scratch than marble, limestone, onyx, slate, etc.

ABSORPTION:

(The relative porosity of a material.)

Low,  This material is virtually non-porous. No sealer is required and it is less likely to stain.

Rating

ACID SENSITIVITY:

(The likelihood of a material reacting to acidic foods or liquids.)

Minimal, This material is minimally sensitive to acids. It will not acid etch or lose its surface sheen.

when exposed to acidic liquids such as lemons or tomatoes.

 

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