Cosentino Facades:
functional and timeless beauty

A comprehensive, customized, and sustainable solution for façade surfaces that meet the most complex technical requirements and offer unmatched durability.

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Personalized support from specification to on-site installation

Each project is unique, and so are Cosentino’s solutions. We adapt to each professional’s needs and provide turnkey solutions and personalized support in every phase of the project.

Initial Consultation
Quotes and technical proposal
Mock-ups and Layout
Production and quality control
Logistics
Execution and support
Post-sales service

Assessment and proposal

Assessment and proposal
  • Individualized project assessment from conception to execution.
  • Professional support in material, system, and anchorage specification.
  • Optimization of design in terms of performance and cost efficiency.
  • Simulation and calculation of statics, 3D renderings, tests and trials, and more.

Planning and development

Planning and development
  • Project evaluation prior to breaking ground.
  • Assistance in all matters related to construction solutions.
  • Installer recommendations.
  • Customized solutions such as cut-to-size panels.

Execution and supervision

Execution and supervision
  • Accompaniment during site visits.
  • Supervision and evaluation of the final project.
  • Training in the use and maintenance of each application and system.
  • 10-year warranty.

Iconic facade projects

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Toha Building

Gunni & Trentino

Chicago 444

The Charles

Toha Building

Gunni & Trentino

Chicago 444

The Charles

Commercial and residential Dekton projects

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University Of Misouri

Art Las Palmas

The Mahogany At Mill Lake

La Gramoia

Bank Of Buffalo

University Of Misouri

Art Las Palmas

La Gramoia

The Mahogany At Mill Lake

Bank Of Buffalo

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Facades that stand the test of time

Unlike anything on the market, Dekton by Cosentino is an Ultracompact surface created through a cutting-edge proprietary sinterization, compaction, and drying process.

This cradle to grave carbon neutral product provides unmatched technical and aesthetic properties, completely maintenance-free and backed by a 10-year commercial warranty.

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Advantages of Dekton in facades

Performance and durability


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High resistance to UV rays.

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Superior mechanical resistance.

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Dimensional stability.

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Acoustic and thermal absorption.

Resistance to extreme conditions


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Non-combustible material.

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Maximum resistance to fire and heat.

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Frost Resistance

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Low water absorption.

Minimal maintenance


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Easy cleaning.

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Stain resistance.

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Abrasion and scratch resistance.

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Color fastness.

Design and installation possibilities


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Tonal uniformity.

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Visual continuity.

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Variety of sizes and thicknesses.

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Customizable material production.

Technical characteristics of Dekton

High density

> 2.440 – 2.610 Kg/m3

Density equivalent to granite.

Absorption of external noise and low risk of detachment.

Medium flexural strength

> 45 - 55 N/mm2

Higher values than those required by ceramic standards.

Greater safety due to high resistance to wind and/or earthquakes.

Linear thermal expansion

< 6,5 – 5,1 10-6 ºC-1

Values equivalent to natural stone or concrete.

No need for fixing systems or special tolerances.

Porosity

<0,1%

Five times lower than best-in-class ceramics standards.

Withstands humidity, rain, and frost on all sides.

Thermal conductivity

< 0,8 – 0,6 W/m W/m ºK

Three times lower than ceramic or natural stone.

Reaction to fire and high temperatures

Euroclass A1

Dekton is non-combustible and features Protek: a fire-resistant reinforcing mesh.

Color stable to UV radiation

Delta E < 1 after 5,000 h in Xenon Chamber test.

The color does not deteriorate over time.

Hardness

7 /10 on Mohs scale.

Same classification as quartz.

Resistant to scratches and abrasion.

Dekton Protek™

Protek is a reinforcing mesh on the back face of Dekton developed by Cosentino especially for ventilated façade applications to prevent falls due to breakage.

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See features

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A2 s1 d0 reaction to fire (according to EN 13501).

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Greater safety against impacts, retaining broken pieces.

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Dekton is ideal for any type of facade

Cosentino provides a wide range of certifications and technical data sheets to perform the necessary static calculations for each project.

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Ventilated façades

The high strength of Dekton, even in thin thicknesses, as well as its dimensional stability, make it a perfect surface for ventilated facades.
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Bonded facades

The high density of Dekton gives it good absorption of external noise and a low risk of detachment, making it ideal for use in direct adhered facades.
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Curtain Wall

Dekton is the ideal surface for the construction of curtain walls thanks to its durability and lightness, with thicknesses of 8 and 12 mm, as well as its stability, equivalent to that of glass.
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Construction systems available for all types of facades

DKR

DKR

Mechanical visible fastening by means of rivets that can be adapted to any size and shape of piece.

DKT 1

DKT 1

Concealed mechanical fixing by means of undercut screws on the back face of the piece.

DKT 2

DKT 2

Concealed mechanical fastening of metal profiles in the continuous groove on the edge of the workpiece.

DKT 3

DKT 3

Concealed mechanical fastening with point clamps in the groove of the workpiece edge.

DKT 4

DKT 4

Mechanical fastening by means of visible clamps retaining the workpiece.

DKM

DKM

Mixed fastening (mechanical plus chemical) concealed in the groove on the back of the workpiece.

DKC

DKC

Fixing consisting of chemical anchoring of parts on profiles.

DKB

DKB

Bonding of parts directly on the supporting wall with cementitious adhesives, mainly.

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Sustainability and energy efficiency

Sustainability is no longer a nice-to-have, but a must. Architects are taking environmental considerations from the moment design begins.

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Cradle-to-grave carbon neutral

  • We offset 100% of the CO2 emissions produced during Dekton's entire life cycle.
  • We calculate and verify our carbon footprint through accredited external institutions.
  • We reduce our impact. All the electrical energy used in the production is of certified renewable origin.
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LEED

  • LEED certification recognizes ecologically committed and highly energy efficient buildings.
  • Dekton allows the achievement of up to 15 LEED credits for projects.
  • Dekton intervenes in the categories of: Sustainable Spaces, Environmental Impact of the Material, Indoor Environmental Quality, Regional Priority and Innovation.
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BREEAM

  • BREEAM evaluates the use of sustainable materials and the energy efficiency of infrastructure and buildings.
  • Dekton allows the achievement of up to 14 BREEAM credits for projects.
  • Dekton intervenes in the categories of: Indoor Air Quality, Thermal Comfort, Life Cycle Impact, Material Efficiency and Innovation.

Facade certifications

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CoC (Civil Defence)

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ETA 14/0413

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NOA 19-0227.02

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BBA 16/5346

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ICC-ESR 3721

Dekton certifications

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EPD

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HPD

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Eurofins

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IMO 2690/XX

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Kosher

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Greenguard

#digital-resources

Digital resources library

Digital resources

BIM Material Library .zip/.rar 45,7 MB
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VRay Material Library .zip/.rar 13.7 GB
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Attachment systems

DKB System .zip/.rar 5 MB
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DKC System .zip/.rar 42 MB
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DKR System .zip/.rar 5 MB
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DKT1 System .zip/.rar 4 MB
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DKT2 System .zip/.rar 800 KB
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DKT3 System .zip/.rar 23 Mb
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DKT4 System .zip/.rar 9 MB
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Systems depending on the thickness of Dekton .zip/.rar 3 MB
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Technical Manual (EN) .pdf 24 MB
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Product data sheets

Curtain Wall Details for Dekton Ultracompact Surface by Cosentino .pdf 1 MB
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