Slate Stoneworks

Slate

A member of Tate's STONEWORKS™ line of integrated finishes.

Sleek, Stylish, and Durable

STONEWORKS™ Slate panels combine aesthetic and structural components into one complete integrated product, and are available in either a Midnight or Limestone color option. The surface is precision molded to emulate the ridged texture of natural slate and capture its rustic appeal for your application. The edge of the panel is factory laminated with a color matched plastic banding which creates a faux grout line and provides protection during removal. As the panel is made from natural products, moderate shade and color tone differences will occur and is the reason this product is assigned a V2 Variation Rating.

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Key Performance Characteristics

  • Ridged surface texture which emulates a natural slate finish
  • Supported by a heavy-duty bolted stringer system
  • Non-combustible
  • Color-matched edge banding protects the edge during removal
  • Must be sealed in the field after installation with a color enhancing sealer
  • Available in either a Midnight or Limestone color option

Slate Panels

Tate's STONEWORKS Slate panel is an integrated panel which incorporates an aggregate mix to provide structural stability for everyday use, and a precision molded surface finish that emulates the natural beauty of slate. The panel is laminated with an E-Coated steel reinforcing bottom sheet, and is available in 2’x2’ module sizes and installed in a heavy-duty bolted stringer system without the use of corner lock screws.

Natural Variation

Slate Variation

Slate panels from Tate's STONEWORKS line are a natural stone product, and all natural stone products contain some degree of variation, which enhances the natural look of the finish. This variation comes from differences in color or aggregate distribution.
 
Our line of finishes contains several products that fall into one of 3 categories:

  • V1 is slight variation
  • V2 is moderate variation
  • V3 is substantial variation 


Slate panels have been classified as a V2.

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Product Resources & Downloads

Slate Panel Datasheet 24in

Slate Panel Detail 24in (PDF)

Slate Panel Detail 24in (CAD)

Slate Panel Specification (7"-36" FFH) 24in

Slate Panel Specification (5"-6" FFH) 24in

Slate Panel Specification (4" FFH) 24in

STONEWORKS™ Panel Installation Manual

STONEWORKS™ Panel Owner's Manual

 

STONEWORKS panels are not sealed in the factory however we do recommend that a sealer be field applied to help ensure the long-term performance of the product. There are many sealers on the market and they play an important role in the outcome of the floor. The cost of sealers varies widely, and depending on the chemical makeup of the sealer it will likely affect the Stoneworks panel’s color, gloss, slip and stain resistance, and overall wearability as well as influence the various maintenance schedules and protocols. Whether the product is used in high traffic walkways & corridors or breakrooms & food/drink prep areas will affect the sealer choice. Therefore, it is important that sealers are evaluated against the application’s specific requirements and specified by the architect in the project specifications.

STONEWORKS panels are cement-based products and are compatible with sealers formulated for concrete or natural stones. The only precaution when evaluating sealers is that much of the information pertains to concrete sealers applied on slabs and not raised floor panels. As a general rule, you may want to stay away from viscous sealers as they tend to fill in the seams of the panels and adversely affect the accessibility of the system. In addition, stick with sealers that have a neutral pH and can be applied by spray misting vs. flooding the floor as both strong chemicals and excess flooding can have a negative impact on the floor.

To assist the architect in their evaluation, we have provided a link to a sealer review site as well as a chart detailing the sealers that have been selected and used by customers on past projects or have been evaluated by Tate. While Tate recommends that a sealer be used on STONEWORKS panels, Tate does not recommend any specific sealer. For any sealer selected, a suitably sized mock-up of STONEWORKS panels should be constructed with the specified sealer applied and reviewed by all parties to ensure desired results prior to application on the installed floor system

Concrete Review Link:    www.concretesealerreviews.com
 

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