Compac Carrara is a white quartz stone with grey veining that recreates the beauty of the timeless Bianco Carrara marble from Italy. Compac Carrara is highly resistant to stains, scratches and it never requires sealants, waxing or coating.
Compac Carrara quartz belongs to the Compac’s Nature range. It is inspired in the tranquillity and will bring the beauty of nature to your space. Also, Carrara is a beautiful surface with greyish veins, that allows you to create traditional and contemporary designs.
In addition to its beautiful features, Compac Carrara quartz will bring your project many benefits. Firstly, it is a non-porous stone. This means that it is highly resistant to staining and scratches. Also and unlike natural marble or granite the stone will never require sealing.
Secondly, Compac Carrara comes in slabs measuring 3050x1440mm and 3300x1650mm which allows you to create large, joint-less panels. In addition, with a choice of 12mm, 20mm and 30mm thicknesses, it is very versatile to achieve any of your ideas.
In terms of product, Compac, the Surfaces Company, is a renowned manufacturer of conglomerate products. The brand boasts 5 lines for their production of quartz, and bases in all 5 continents. In terms of history, Compac started their production back in the 70’s with Technical marble conglomerate. These products are is available to date and supply some of the most prestigious projects in the world.
Not only that Compac introduced their Technical quartz in the 90’s and has since become one of the leaders in quartz. But the Company also launches innovative materials and colours. Some of these include Compac Absolute Blanc in collaboration with designer Karim Rashid, Compac Carrara made out of Bio Resins and more recently the exclusive Compac Unique Calacatta.
Compac quartz products come with an available manufacturer’s warranty of over 30 years upon product registration at Compac’s website.
|Thicknesses||12mm, 20mm, 30mm|
|Finishes||Bio, Glace (matt), Polished|
|Effect||Marble Effect, Veins|
|Manufacturers' Warranty||30 years|
|PROPERTY||UNITS OF MEASURAMENT||TYPICAL VALUE|
|FIRE REACTION (EUROCLASSES): UNE-EN-ISO 9239-1:2002 & ISO 1716:2002||Euroclassses||A2fl s1|
|THERMAL EXPANSION COEFFICIENT : UNE EN 14617-11:2006||ºC-1||2,18 x 105|
|FLEXURAL RESISTANCE : UNE EN 14617-2:2005||MPa||55 – 65|
|IMPACT RESISTANCE : UNE EN 14617-9:2005||J||12 – 15|
|SLIP RESISTANCE : UNE EN 14231:2004||USRV||6 wet 37 dry|
|WATER ABSORPTION : UNE EN 14617-1:2005||%||0,06 – 0,08|
|APPARENT DENSITY : UNE EN 14617-1:2005||kg/m3||2,300 – 2,400|
|ABRASION RESISTANCE : UNE-EN 14617-3:2005||mm||28 – 30|
|CHEMICAL RESISTANCE : UNE EN 14617-10: 2005||C4||C4 Alkalis: Materials maintaining at least 80% of their resistance reference value after 8 hours. Surface hardness|
|SURFACE HARDNESS : UNI EN 101 Ceramic tiles.||MOHS||6 -7|
Certificate for the quartz product range referring to building and construction products according to fire resistance classes, as tested by AFITILICOF, Center for Fire Testing and Research (Association for the Promotion of Research and Fire Safety Technology) pursuant to IMO Resolution A.653 as per IMO FTPC Code Resolution MSC 61 (67).
Contact with Food Certificate COMPAC Technological Quartz products comply with European Regulation CE 1935/2004 for objects intended for contact with food.
Greenguard mark This certificate issued by the Greenguard Environmental Institute guarantees that COMPAC products comply with indoor air quality standards covering volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The seals granted are Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified and Greenguard Children & Schools Certified, with the latter being one of the strictest standards in the industry.
NSF Certification NSF Certification, from a recognized non-profit organization in the United States certifying public health, safety and environmental standards, means that COMPAC products are safe and hygienic materials for use in direct contact with food and foodstuffs of all kinds.
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