Exterior Cladding Innovation: Rainscreen Design with Ultracompact Surfacing
Cosentino S.A. is the largest manufacturer of natural quartz surfaces in the world and through the network of affiliated distributors and fabricators Cosentino S.A. remains the leader in the natural stone surfacing industry.
- Define ultracompact surfacing and discuss the innovative production process that creates stone-like properties which contribute to project longevity, lower maintenance, and reduced environmental impact
- Discuss selecting UCS in terms of life cycle environmental impact, color, texture, format, general design flexibility, and various applications for both interior and exterior
- Identify the traits and advantages of ultracompact surfaces in terms of strength, durability, UV resistance, absorption rates, abrasion resistance, sustainability, and ASTM testing
- Discuss proper rainscreen design and installation using ultracompact surfacing material