artificial stone


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ar·ti·fi·cial stone

a specially calcined gypsum derivative similar to plaster of Paris, but stronger, because the grains are nonporous.

artificial stone

ar·ti·fi·cial stone

(ahr-ti-fishăl stōn, ahrti-fishăl stōn)
A specially calcined gypsum derivative similar to plaster of Paris but stronger because its grains are nonporous.
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At present, scientists are searching for investor who could ensure the improving of artificial stone technology process.
Jeon et al recycled acrylic artificial stone by thermally decomposing the polymeric methacrylic binder in an oxygen-free atmosphere to generate a reactive gas, which is converted to usable monomer.
People can go from one pool to the next under a long, flat artificial stone, which also acts as the weir for a two-sided sheet waterfall.
Artificial stone veneer has been around since the 1960s, but it's never looked so good.
The do-it-yourself alternative is to apply artificial stone products that don't need brick ledges.
Constructed of a reinforced concrete frame at the lower level and a steel frame on upper levels, the center features externally artificial stone bands, brickwork, and anodized aluminum curtainwall.
Now the federal government is using $270,000 from a settlement with one tanker owner to build artificial stone reefs where lobsters can hide.
The contract stated this artificial stone would be supplied, ready made, by a nominated specialist, but no suitable specialist was found.
Cast in Styrofoam and gypsum resin with artificial stone aggregate, these varied creatures presented polyrnorphous, loosely modeled surfaces, which in the sculptural tradition typically signal a susceptibility to forces beyond individual control.
Approximately 630 m 2 floor tiles, about 900 m 2 wall tiles, 114 steps and risers made of cast stone and 150 m 2 of artificial stone covering 30 x 30 cm.
A small number of the homes would be built from locally sourced real stone with the majority built from slate-effect roof tiles and artificial stone.