Slate Veneer is a stone veneer with a real stone surface. The Slate Veneer production method makes it possible to extract multiple very thin slate slabs from some of the worlds most beautiful natural slate blocks.
Each flexible slate sheet extracted has the unique feel and appearance of natural slate. The properties of real natural slate on the visible surface, combined with the unbelievable flexibility of the light weight backing, make it possible to design and execute the most amazing projects. Please see for your self on the Slate Veneer gallery pages.
Regardless of the intended application, be it for building furniture, kitchens or wardrobes, as a wall or floor covering, interior or exterior, Slate Veneer has almost no application limits.
Slate Veneer comes in the following types:
Slate Veneer Classic with a thickness of 1.5 to 2 mm
Thin Stone with a thickness of around 1 mm
Slate Veneer Translucent with a thickness of up to 2 mm with a transparent backing
· Wall Coverings · Fireplace surrounds · Bathrooms · Light fittings · Exterior Cladding · Furniture · Doors · Floor Coverings · Ceilings · Kitchens
Slate Veneer Technical information
100 % natural stone surface
Harder and stronger than slate tiles due to the reinforcing polyester resin backing
Thickness 1,5 – 2,0 mm
Weight approx. 1.5 kg per square meter
1220mm x 610 mm (48“x24“)
Special sizes on request
Size accuracy 1-2 mm (1/16“) in length and width
Fire-retardent material available: C d0s3
Cutting with hard-metal tipped circular saw, skill saw (diamond blade, stone saw)
Drilling and routing: Use tools for wood or stone
Flexibility can be increased by applying heat (using heat-gun around 400°C)
Like all natural stone surfaces Slate Veneer needs to be sealed against staining and water.
Extremely easy to transport
All slate types are available for many years to come
Easy to apply around corners and round objects
Possible to lay directly over ceramic tiles
Characteristics for slate are the vibrant colors and the flowery patterns.
For the application on floors this material requires a suitable sealer.
The shine on some of the slates originate from a high content of Mica. The Mica surface is harder and not as smooth as slate. Mica is especially suitable for flooring and in general very even in color and surface.
• Since Slate Veneer is a natural stone product, each sample or sheet is unique designed and made by nature, differences between sheets are natural and are not design or production faults.