Nowadays, the application of quartz stone in architectural decoration stone is more and more extensive. Quartz stone is mainly an artificial stone plate made of quartz sand and resin die-casting. The content of quartz sand must not be less than 90%. It is called quartz stone by quartz stone manufacturers. Quartz stone plates are rich in color, natural texture, and environmentally friendly. It is currently the best substitute for natural stone in architectural decoration.

quartz countertops price per square foot

Cheap quartz countertops price per square foot

Nowadays, there are many varieties of quartz stones on the market, but most of them are 15mm thick, but there are also 20mm and 30mm thicknesses. Many people may mistakenly believe that the thicker the quality, the better, and it will be more durable. In fact, this is not the case. Generally speaking, the thickness is not the only criterion for judging its quality. Because its thickness will vary according to the scope of use.

What we hear most often is that quartz stone is composed of 90% quartz sand and 7% resin. What is the remaining 3%?

synthetic quartz countertop

China synthetic quartz countertop

It is actually titanium dioxide, toner, curing agent, and accelerator. If the quality of the raw materials all pass, coupled with the scientific proportioning, strict production process, product quality can be guaranteed. Corresponding proportions of uncoordinated, inferior raw materials will lead to a decline in the quality of finished products. The impact of production equipment on quality is also very important. The vacuum value must be above -99 before pressing to avoid bubbles in the sheet. The pressing pressure cannot be less than 50 tons so that the density of the plate can reach the required value of 2.6g/m3, and the water absorption rate of the finished plate cannot exceed 0.02%.

In fact, the thickness of quartz stone is not a criterion for judging quality. Due to different ranges of use, there may be certain requirements for thickness.

For example, cabinet countertops can be divided into pad type and pad type. It is best to use the pad type to use 15mm, and the pad type needs to be bonded to the ground with reinforcing ribs (backplates).

Most of the floor use 20mm or 30mm slabs and most of the walls use thin ones. In fact, there is no good or bad, only suitable and unsuitable. The scope of application is different, so the requirements for products are also different.

veined quartz countertops

Snow white-veined quartz countertops


Since the quartz stone has a heavier proportion, the cabinet countertops should be 20/30mm thick, and the load-bearing capacity of the cabinet should be fully considered!