Our displays showrooms allow you to bring in samples of tiles, cabinetry and other materials and make accurate colours and design matches so that you are confident you are achieving the look you want.
YDL Stone (Quartz) should only be fabricated by a licensed and qualified stonemason who is experienced in working with our product.
YDL Stone (Quartz) are adequate to any possible edge profiles, from the most popular single thickness 20 or 30mm slabs, through to laminated double thickness edge options. Our minimum suggested edge detail is a 3-4mm radius on any profile. A better option is a 6mm radius. The larger the radius the more resistant it will be to accidental impacts from heavy objects. Sharp non- radiused edge profiles should never be used.
YDL Stone (Quartz) is heat resistant up to 100°C (212°F). Like all decorative materials YDL Stone (Quartz) needs to be treated more like a decorative feature and should never be used in the hearth of the fireplace, you should always consult with the manufacturer of the fireplace to ensure that the maximum heat does not exceed our recommendations.
Reconstituted stone , while highly durable is usually made of stone quartz / powder bonded with a polyester resin that can burn and so may be unsuitable for use without a suitable clearance around the gas fire place. When assessing the product YDL STONE for use in gas fire place surround please refer to AS/NZS 5601 Appendix C – Fire Resistant Material and Acceptable Methods of Production of Combustible surface.
The material, when placed directly on a combustible surface to offer protection. Must have a transfer coefficient not exceeding 20W/m2K. Natural stone (Marble & Granite) is recommended for most fire place surround. Please consult your supplier on the use of the gas fire appliance using Quartz Stone.
No. Whilst some customers have opted to use YDL Stone (Quartz) as flooring, this type of application is not covered by the YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Yes. YDL Stone (Quartz) can be used as a splashback behind a cooktop when designed and installed in compliance with the appropriate Australian & New Zealand standards with regard to clearances.
- ELECTRIC COOKTOPS & INDUCTION COOKTOPS:
For both electric and induction cooktops it is a requirement to have a minimum 50mm gap from the back edge of the cooktop to the YDL STONE splashback.
For gas cook top it is a requirement for a minimum 200mm gap from the periphery of the gas burner to the YDL STONE splash back in accordance AS/NZS 5601 GAS INSTALLATION. When designing or installing splash back application,Designers and Fabricators must always follow the relevant AS/NZS standards in regards to clearances especially behind cook tops.
Please refer to:
AS/NZS 5601 Gas Installation
AS/NZS 4386.2 Domestic Kitchen Assemblies Installation
Cooktop and Appliance manufacturers specific installation guidelines
All wall and other construction methods should be as per relevant industry guidelines and builders code.
When using YDL Stone (Quartz) around a BBQ area it is crucial to ensure the surface is not exposed to excessive heat or flame. If used in an outdoor environment, the YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty is not applicable. For detailed information, please refer to YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty on this website.
No, YDL Stone (Quartz) is strictly a wholesaler and is not doing any work in design, fabrication or installation of the product.
We do not recommend to use YDL Stone (Quartz) products externally. Whilst some customers have opted to install YDL Stone (Quartz) in outdoor applications, external applications are not covered by YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Yes. All Premium Range and Premium Plus Range products do not have a direction as such there is no up or down.The pattern and characteristics of the product varies from slab to slab. We always recommend customers come to our showroom & warehouse to select the slab before making any decisions.