Natural stone is now bring calibrated. A machine carries out this process and results in a more consistent result. The use of machinery reduces the expertise required and enables a more efficient and quicker turn around, helping to meet the demand. Calibrating natural stone is one of the significant changes the industry has seen in recent years, impacting on not only the price of natural stone but also on its thickness.
In the UK, Indian Sandstone is one of the most popular natural stones being used but the installation process was back breaking, which was considered in the overall quote to customers. Now, due to the calibration process, everyone benefits. The exporters are able to meet the demand, importers have lower expenses as they pay less for a container of natural stone due to being able to increase quantities per container, tradesman are able to install without worrying about physical health issues and the customers are receiving more competitive pricing.