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Job Description:

  • 1) Molds pulverized marble, metallic oxides or pigment, cement, and water in specific pattern to form terrazzo tile: Mixes colored marble and metallic oxides with cement and water to prepare molding mixture.

  • 2) Inserts pattern in mold and applies layer of colored mixture over surface in sections of pattern to form design of tile face.

  • 3) Removes pattern and sprinkles mixture of dry cement and sand on mold to absorb moisture.

  • 4) Fills remainder of mold with wet cement and sand to form tile backing.

  • 5) Draws straightedge across top of mold to remove excess cement.

  • 6) Places block on mold and compresses tile in hydraulic press to obtain smooth surface on tile face.

  • 7) Removes mold from press and separates tile from die.

  • 8) May coat surface of die with oil to prevent tile from adhering to die.




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DOT:   575.684-046

Job Number: 11090