Cosentino Introduces Dekton® Slim
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February 21, 2019
Cosentino, the world leader in quartz, natural stone and recycled surface production, introduces Dekton® Slim: an innovative take on the ultra-compact surfacing material, now available in 4 millimeter (mm) slabs.
A game changer for designers and architects alike, Dekton Slim offers the same industry-leading technical and mechanical features with a thinner, lighter and manageable format for installation. At half the thickness of the thinnest slab Dekton previously offered, Dekton Slim offers new solutions for projects demanding high-performance, lightweight materials, such as furniture, cabinetry doors and drawers, as well as backsplash and wall cladding in kitchens and baths.
Created from a sophisticated blend of raw materials from glass, quartz and porcelain, Dekton has a high resistance to UV rays, scratches, stains and thermal shock. Its ease of care is unrivaled; it is quickly cleaned with a damp cloth and no sealing is required. Its large format (3,200 mm x 1,440 mm) covers sizeable surfaces, reducing a large number of joints and in turn, dirt.
“Dekton Slim is a direct result of our R+D team recognizing an industry need, and using their innovation to address it,” says Massimo Ballucchi, Director of Marketing for Cosentino North America. “Designers have envisioned cabinetry and walls clad in Dekton, and Dekton Slim makes it easier than ever before. We hope the introduction of an ultra-thin profile will empower designers and architects even further in both residential and commercial projects.”
Dekton Slim is currently available in nine colors including Zenith, Nayla, Opera, Sasea, Kvik, Sirocco, Kreta, Keyla and Sirius. In addition to the new 4mm slab, Dekton is also offered in 8mm, 12mm, 20mm and 30mm-thick slabs.
About Dekton® by Cosentino
Dekton® by Cosentino is a revolutionary and innovative the ultracompact surface for the world of architecture and design. It is a sophisticated mixture of the raw materials used to make glass, next-generation porcelain surfaces and quartz surfaces. It is made with exclusive Sinterized Particle Technology (TSP), which is an innovative ultra-compaction process.
It boasts superior technical properties, such as resistance to UV rays, scratches, stains and thermal shock, and very low water absorption. Dekton® is able to recreate any type of material with a high level of quality. It is manufactured in large-format slabs (up to 320 cm x 144 cm) in five different thicknesses (0.4cm, 0.8 cm, 1.2 cm, 2 cm and 3 cm). Dekton® is the perfect surface for a wide range of applications, both indoors and outdoors (façades, paving, cladding, worktops, sinks, etc.).
As part of our commitment to sustainability and a circular economic model, various Dekton® colours are made with recycled materials from the product’s own manufacturing process. In 2016, Cosentino obtained an Environmental Product Declaration for Dekton®.
Dekton® has been chosen to feature diverse architectonic and design projects throughout the world, like Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Manacor, the residential building Valdebebas 127 in Madrid, the 4* and 5* Hipotels hotels in Palma de Mallorca, the Gunni&Trentino showroom in Madrid, TOPA Sukalderia in San Sebastian, Archway Tower in London, Le Meridian hotel in Yilan (Taiwan), Cap Ferrat building in Rio de Janeiro or the restaurant The French Laundry of chef Thomas Keller in California.
About the Cosentino Group
The Cosentino Group is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates together with its customers and partners design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’ lives. This goal is made possible by pioneering brands that are leaders in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®. Technologically advanced surfaces, which allow the creation of unique designs for the home and public spaces.
The group bases its development on international expansion, an innovative research and development program, respect for the environment and sustainability, and its ongoing corporate commitment to society and the local communities where it operates, education, equality and health & safety.
The Cosentino Group currently distributes its products and brands in more than 110 countries, from its headquarters in Almeria (Spain). Currently Cosentino is present in 40 countries, with its own assets in 29 of them. The group has eight factories (seven in Almería (Spain and one in Brazil), one intelligent logistic platform in Spain, and more than 130 commercial and business units throughout the world. More than 90% of Cosentino Group’s financial turnover comes from international markets.
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