Over the last years the manufacturing of paving slab and façade finish tile became
an independent branch of industry with a great deal of enterprises producing a wide range of shaped paving elements.
The manufacturing of paving slab and façade finish tile is at the stage of rapid growth and upgrading.
At present, the use of paving slab and façade finish tile characterized by different configuration and range of colours became the most favourable decision for improvement of pavements, pedestrian paths, parkways, squares, modern residential estates, cottages, country houses, offices, shops and facades of the buildings under the climatic conditions of Ukraine.
Recently, a grey paving slab was used, but the times have changed since then. The nice, delighting the eye red, yellow, brown, black, orange, blue, and green colours succeed the grey colour.
The present technology is developed on the basis of laboratory test of raw materials, production of a pilot batch of paving slab and their full testing.
The manufacturing methods provide for making of the paving slabs of the mixture of cement, granite macadam, sand, plasticizing agent, stain for concrete and water succeeded by air hardening of concrete.
The manufacturing methods provide for making of concrete paving slabs fully complying with State Standards of Ukraine DSTU Б. B.2.7-145:2008. Concrete Paving Products Not Mountings. Specifications.
- cementing material - Portland cement of grade 500;
- inert aggregate – granite macadam, 0.05 to 0.10 mm fractions
- and washed river sand;
- plasticizing agent;
- stains – inorganic pigments;