Dekton Grip+ receives Honorable Mention at Architects Newspaper Best of Products 2019 Awards
Dekton® Grip+, one of the latest innovations from Cosentino, received an honorable mention in the 2019 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Products Awards in the Finishes + Surfaces Outdoor category. The Architect’s Newspaper Best of Product Awards recognizes products for their high level of innovation, aesthetics and performance. The jury consisted of industry leaders, including Founder of Kinder MODERN Lora Appleton, Founder of Boym Partners Constantin Boym and Architect’s Newspaper Editor-in-Chief William Menking. This award from The Architect’s Newspaper, a leading source for architects and building professionals, further demonstrates Cosentino’s leadership in both architecture and design innovation within in the surfacing industry. Dekton® Grip+ is an advanced, innovative treatment that guarantees slip-resistance on Dekton® ultra-compact flooring, and offers the same industry-leading technical features while providing maximum safety to residential, hospitality and commercial projects. Blending together slip-resistance innovations and solutions, Dekton® Grip+ is the best for anti-slip applications even on the most demanding of indoor and outdoor surfaces. This includes dressing rooms or community access points, terraces, surfaces in and around pools, showers, spas and more. Grip+ is introduced before the particle sintering process, an innovative ultra-compaction process during manufacturing, making it is part of the surface’s molecular structure. With this process in place, Dekton® Grip+ is well beyond the American National Standards Institute’s Dynamic Coefficient of Friction (DCOF) minimum slip resistance with a result of .69, demonstrating its high performance when wet. In addition, Dekton Grip+ classifies as R11 under regulation DIN51130, the German-developed pedestrian slip test, and meets the Class 3 regulation, meeting the most restrictive international regulations.