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Using Silicone in Silicone Gun

Silicone Sealants: What's What?

Confused about which silicone you should be using on certain materials? We've put together a handy guide to help!
Flexijet

Digital vs. Physical Templating - the Pros & Cons Explained

Most worktop fabricators would be aware that there are two main ways of templating worksurfaces - fluted templating sheets or digital machines. There are pros and cons to both approaches, and in this article we've explored the main ones to help you decide what's best for you!
OPTIMO Finish

Optimo FAQs

The Optimo service from Stonegate Tooling allows faster, more accurate profile tooling setups on CNC routers, plus support using the service
Sealed Quartzite Worktop

The Ultimate Guide to Sealing Quartzite Worktops

While the hardness of quartzite helps it resist etching or scratching, it is still susceptible to staining. Find out exactly how to seal quartzite worktops to ensure the best result for you and your customers!
Cutting Quartzite

How To: Cut Quartzite

Quartzite is one of the hardest materials out there, so can often lead to problems when cutting. We've put together a best practice guide on how to cut quartzite, along with our blade recommendations for the job!
Quartzite vs Granite

Quartzite vs. Granite: A Comprehensive Guide

Quartzite is a metamorphic rock composed almost entirely of natural quartz. Granite, on the other hand, is an igneous rock which is formed underground when magma cools.
Quartzite vs Granite

What's The Difference: Quartzite vs. Quartz

The biggest difference between quartzite and quartz is that quartzite is a natural stone, whilst quartz is a man-made material.
Quartzite Slab Mined

What is Quartzite: The Ultimate Guide

Quartzite is a natural rock that is a popular choice for kitchen worktops due to the unique colour and pattern variations available

How To: Create Tight Worktop Joints

Read our latest blog to create perfect worktop joints every time, regardless of the stone type you're using!

FAQ: Redressing CNC Tools

Here at Stonegate, we offer a CNC tool redressing service - we've put together a list of the most frequently asked questions here!

LOLER Testing: what is it?

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) are a set of regulations which cover the use of lifting equipment.