Compared with masonry heater, the fireplace is a structure that has a closed-burning main purpose of heating. Is indoors by the wall of the fire heating equipment. Originally used in western countries, the fireplace has a decorative effect and considerable practical value, which is extremely popular in Northern Europe. And according to different countries, culture is divided into: Finland style, Russian style, American fireplace, English fireplace, French fireplace, Spanish style, so different shapes. The basic structure of the fireplace includes: fireplace and fireplace core, flue. Mantelpiece plays a decorative role. The fireplace core plays a practical role, the flue for exhaust. Mantel, according to different materials are classified as: marble mantel, wooden mantel, imitation marble mantel (resin), piled mantel.
Marble, also known as marble, is recrystallized limestone, the main component is CaCO₃. Limestone softens at high temperatures and pressures and recrystallizes to marble as the minerals contained therein change. The main ingredient is calcium and dolomite, many colors, usually with obvious patterns, a lot of mineral particles. Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 5 between. As the marble generally contains impurities, and calcium carbonate in the atmosphere by carbon dioxide, carbides, moisture also easy to weathering and erosion, leaving the surface quickly lose its luster. Marble plates colorful, diverse colors, patterns are not the same, which is the precious charm of marble plate lies. Basically the same color, color smaller, beautiful pattern is a concrete manifestation of good varieties, otherwise it will seriously affect the decorative effect
The general physical properties of marble is relatively soft, which is relative to the terms of granite. It is mainly used for processing into various shapes, plates, walls, floors, columns and columns of buildings, and is also commonly used for materials of monuments, towers, statues and the like. Marble can also be carved into arts and crafts, stationery, lamps, utensils and other practical works of art.
There are varieties of materials of Fireplace, marble after processing, especially polished very beautiful luxury, is the most popular material.
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