The stone market represents 13% of the worldwide abrasives market. Steel abrasives play a key role in the cutting of granite slabs.


Trends and drivers

With a global approach of market surveys, customer meetings and technological monitoring, we strive to anticipate the needs of our customers, such as:
  • The cutting operation should enable more slabs to be produced per block.
  • Greater geometric quality requirements: surface appearance without defects or marks, and flatness of the slabs.


W Abrasives solution

With the creation of dedicated products, equipment and services, W Abrasives offers solutions for each segment of the granite cutting market.
For example, Granitium high-performance steel grit provides optimum performance in the gangsaw cutting process.
Granitium increases the cutting speed, improves the surface quality of granite slabs, reduces consumption of abrasive per square metre, improves the consistency and stability of the cutting operation.
Major Italian, Arabian, Turkish stone-cutting companies have put trust in Granitium and have made significant cost savings.

 

References

  • Ecsel, Internazionale Graniti, Ca D’Oro, Graniti SMC
  • PRP, Pokarna, International Stones
  • Saudi Marble and Granite, Al Watania
  • Silkar
  • Granibras, Gram Sul