Polished surface

...created by grinding or ultra-fine polishing

  • Mirror-bright
  • Typically expressive colours
  • Reduced non-skid properties because of special treatment, R9 (laser) system available

Flamed surface

...created by heating or blowtorch

  • Extremely rough
  • Strong colours
  • Extreme non-skid properties (R13)
Sandblasted surface

...created by blasting with sand, steel particles etc.

  • Variety of roughnesses available
  • Almost no individual colours
  • Good anti-skid properties (R11), without "coarse" roughness (e.g. wet feet around the pool)
Sawn surface

...raw slab surface created by cutting the original block

  • Slightly rough
  • Matt colours
  • Moderate anti-skid properties