WHAT IS TRAVERTINE
Consisting of calcium carbonate, Travertine is formed around hot springs and in caves. It has a porous structure like a sponge. These pores are caused by gases that exist in their natural formation and then come out. It is generally known as a kind of marble, but it is distinguished from marble with its porous structure. It is a building material that has been used frequently since ancient times. Travertines have not undergone a formation process as long as marble and granites. It emerged before its formation was fully completed.
Travertine blocks cut in 2 different ways. The first one is the Turkish cut, which is also known as the waterway cut (vein-cut). The second is the American cross cut shape. American cut is the case of horizontal cutting of the block. Special fillers are used to fill the pores of the travertine if requested. Different alternatives can be applied as edge treatment; In addition to standard straight cut, chamfer edge process, herringbone edge process, antiqued edge and Rustic edge breaking (Chiseled) processes are applied. Rustic edge breaking is the roughly broken edge process. Polished surface, tumbled surfaces (Antique appearance), honed surface (Matte), brushed surface (Patinato) can be applied as surface treatment. Today, it is especially demanded as aging and blasting.
Classic Travertine; indoor usage areas; floor covering, wall covering, stairs and steps, interior blast wall covering, bathrooms & showers.
Classic Travertine; It is also used in outdoor wall coverings and stairs, and it is often preferred in terms of anti-slip properties, especially in pool side flooring. It is also applied on walkways and garden wall coverings. In Classic Travertine residences, the use of TV unit wall covering is also at the forefront.
Travertines vary according to the areas where they are extracted. The best known is Denizli Travertine. Travertine is also extracted from Afyon and Sivas. There are also different color varieties such as yellow, red, gray, brown, beige. It has a much softer structure than travertine, marble and granite and its easy to process feature comes from here.
Travertine types are also used in combination with each other. Light travertine will be in harmony with Classic Travertine, which is dark in color. It is seen that they show great interest in Classic Travertine in hard floor applications. It can also be used as facade cladding, garden wall cladding, stair step, jamb, split face mosaic, windowsill, flower bed cladding, pool side detail.
Travertine is usually divided into white travertine and beige travertine. There are two kinds of colors: some are called yellow pebbles and white pebbles. Its main feature is that carbonate minerals have gas in the deposition process and create many holes.
Light travertine promises you a special and natural experience with its special texture, which gives a decent look to the environments with its light color. Although light travertine looks like a delicate, delicate and fragile stone in terms of its appearance, it is actually a very solid and durable stone. Its not extremely hard structure makes light travertine suitable for processing and well-shaped. With this feature, Light travertine distinguishes it from other stone types and makes it more preferable to other stones in the field of decoration. The holes in the surface part of the light travertine can be made completely smooth by filling in accordance with the demand.
Light travertine, which is preferred in many areas, has become a frequently preferred natural stone type especially in wet and humid areas, wall coverings and counter tops. One of the most important reasons for the width of usage areas is due to the light color of Light travertine. Especially when it comes to cleaning and hygiene, this appearance has significant effects. For this reason, Light travertine is frequently preferred in areas where cleaning is important. Apart from that, it also has various advantages. For example, it can be counted among the advantages of Light travertine that it attracts the sun less due to its light color, has a spacious appearance and has a more attractive color compared to dark colors.
Beige Travertine is applied in walls and floors as an indispensable building material in buildings and today’s architecture. Beige Travertine, which is preferred in all areas of interior as well as outdoor wall and floor applications, is among the indispensable of architects and spaces with its application width.
In recent years, it is seen that our landscape architects have shown great interest in Beige Travertine in hard floor applications. At the same time, facade cladding, garden wall cladding, stair step, jamb, split face mosaic, windowsill, flower Click coating has an area of use as a pool edge detail. Beige Travertine In the details of the pool edge, the material is also provided with curvature by cnc cutting, and decorative processes such as half herringbone, full herringbone are also provided as edge treatment profile.
Beige Travertine is a beautiful, textured material that is used as a wall covering as well as for flooring. You can color your indoor and outdoor spaces with tumbled travertines that we produce in various colors. Beige Travertine can be used behind the TV unit or it can be easily applied as an exterior cladding on the garden wall.