Cimstone worktops or countertops are produced by one of the two major brands of AKG Insulation and Construction Materials Production and Trade Inc., which is a participation of AKG Group, an innovative producer of contemporary and reliable construction materials and a leading investor in the construction sector.
Ranked among the leading quartz – based composite stone producers of the world Cimstone produces durable surfacing materials of exquisite properties applicable in various areas from countertop to flooring.
Since natural stones like marble and granite are limited to natural reserves, they fall short of supplying the demanded quantity at the desired quality and colour alternatives at all times. On the contrary, Cimstone is produced in different colour and texture alternatives in harmony with kitchen cabinet doors meeting various expectations at a time.
Coloured with pigments, Cimstone can have special effects by the use of additives such as pieces of mirror, glass, seashell, brass rasping and basalt providing for a totally different, distinctive outlook accompanying to the changing notion of kitchen and modern designs of our times in contrast to the common use of ordinary surfacing materials.
Having a composition of 93% quartz and 7% polyster resin binder and pigments, Cimstone worktops are produced with the advanced Italian technology of BRETON. Quartz offers Cimstone worktops an unparalled strength and durability whereby the magic of toughness produced by quartz can’t be easily disturbed.
Why Cimstone Worktops?
Quality at Cimstone means absolute customer satisfaction in product, price, servicing and delivery by the use of quality and environmental management systems tools. Attention paid to product quality starts with the selection of raw material and continues at all stages until delivery to the end-user. At Cimstone, which is accredited by the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certificate, all the products and production processes comply with the principle of continuous improvement.
Starting from admission of raw materials upon meticulous inspection up to the final quality control before the dispatch, tight inspection and professional control methods are implemented at all stages.
Thanks to 7 Mohs hardness degree, nearly approaching to that of the diamond, Cimstone has a high scratch and abrasion resistance; it is not scratched by metal implements or any other similar objects. Therefore, you can easily make slicing or cutting on a Cimstone countertop without using a bread/chopping board. You can make use of the whole countertop as a working area when preparing food.
Water absorption coefficient of Cimstone is extremely low which makes it stainfree and highly resistant against the wearing effects of acids and alkalis. Cimstone is not affected by substances like olive oil, wine, vinegar, lemon, detergent, nail polish and nail polish remover that are harmful to other kinds of surfaces.