Durable floors Cidemat

Comparison with competitors

Kind

Terrazzo tiles

Advantages

towards others

Disadvantages

towards others

Terrazzo tiles

Advantages

towards others

  • Possibility of revitalization and renovation at good cost
  • Long-term service life
  • High point load, high toughness, high surface strength
  • Against concrete a uniform and pre-given look
  • Easy laying, easy preparation for laying
  • Easy maintenance
  • A flat floor - joints are flush with the pavement (no knocking of trolleys´ wheels)

Disadvantages

towards others

  • Concrete tiles - the basic is slightly cheaper
  • Can not be used in chemical plants (react with acids)
  • Up to 40x40 (60 x 60)
  • Heavy to transport and handling - a disadvantage on excellent technical parameters

Kind

Sintered ceramic tiles

Advantages

towards terrazzo

Disadvantages

towards terrazzo

Sintered ceramic tiles

Advantages

towards others

  • Possible use also in chemical plants
  • For a surcharge, it can be large-format (up to 80 x 80) - a really high price, and special laying must be - high cost
  • For the same load on the floor as the terrazzo must be sintered ceramic floor tiles about 14 mm thick and more
  • High strength, high abrasion resistance, high operational stress

Disadvantages

towards others

  • O cca 40% dražší než teracová
  • Limited color design
  • Production option in large series only
  • Costly repairs lying areas
  • Beveled tiles edges - joints are lower than floor area - trolley wheels knocking
  • Special instalation

Armored concrete floor

Armored concrete floor

Advantages

towards others

  • Nejlevnější (cca o 10 % od teracové)
  • Surface treatment must be done - absorbable
  • For the same load on the floor as the terrazzo must be sintered ceramic floor tiles about 14 mm thick and more

Disadvantages

towards others

  • You can not say the exact look in advance
  • Appearance is not uniform - spotty
  • To unify appearance = paint with colored resin
  • Expensive surface treatment and repair
  • Can not properly clean - especially washing
  • Use only in industry, can not be used in shops and civic amenities

Ground concrete, cast terrazzo floor

Ground concrete, cast terrazzo floor

Advantages

towards others

  • No joints
  • Absolutely flat and solid surface
  • It is possible to solve patterns and colours
  • Possibility to make terrazzo elements on site

Disadvantages

towards others

  • O 60% dražší než teracová dlažba
  • You can not say the exact look in advance
  • When wrong base layer cracks will occur
  • It does not have such a high surface strength
  • Need to close the construction for laying (need to cure concrete) - time consuming!
  • Appearance is not uniform

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6. 5. 2020

Terrazzo and concrete paving circles

For this season, we have prepared an interesting solution for outdoor areas and sidewalks - terrazzo and concrete paving circles. All about circles here:

Terrazzo and concrete circles