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Lapitec: The Sintered Stone for Outdoor Environments

From kitchen tops to paving, facades and swimming pools, discover all of Lapitec’s open-air applications.

Outdoors, wherever you want. Lapitec is perfect for a series of exterior uses, including paving and walkways, facades, swimming pool cladding, benches, table tops, fixed or mobile kitchens, barbecue stations and even yachts or ship decks. The large size slabs, which are available in 12 and 20 mm thicknesses aandre 1540 x 3440 mm slabs, allow great flexibility of use thanks to the material’s high performance. The sintered stone is resistant to atmospheric conditions, UV rays, temperature changes and abrasions — so much so that the product comes with a 25-year durability guarantee. Its entirely silica-free composition, the result of a mixture of 100% natural minerals compacted through a multi-patented process, makes it an ecological material that is nonporous on the surface and therefore ideal for prolonged contact with water, even salty or with chlorine added.

Lapitec comes in a range of solid colors, from Bianco Assoluto, creams, greys, warm colors and blacks to the elegant veins of the Musa collection. With new colors launched in 2023, it is a surface that integrates perfectly with the outdoor environment, while the available finishes can reach the high coefficients of friction (even R13) that are indispensable, especially for flooring and swimming pools.

Lapitec Sintered Stone Outdoor applicationThere are almost endless uses in the world of design and outdoor furniture, where Lapitec works alongside important brands in the sector to supply tops for dining tables or cooking stations with different types of accessories and functions. In addition to the above features, the full body characteristic of sintered stone, which is identical in every point and maintains a constant appearance when milled or processed, ensures maximum aesthetic cleanliness, together with functionality and high technical performance.

About Lapitec
The result of a production process covered by 25 patents, Lapitec is a material used in architecture, interior and product design, made from a mixture of 100% natural mineral materials and free of resins, inks and petroleum derivatives. Entirely free of crystalline silica thanks to the use of Biorite — a mineral component patented by the company, which makes it safe and even more sustainable, Lapitec’s large slabs come in three thicknesses (12, 20 and 30 mm), 18 shades and six surface finishes. Lapitec is a full-body sintered stone, identical on the inside and the outside with no enamel or digital printing on the surface, a characteristic that allows it to be processed throughout its thickness, with consistency in appearance and performance. Nonporous on the surface, it is also resistant to temperature changes, frost and high temperatures, UV rays, scratches, chemicals and can be used in direct contact with water. Its high performance, sustainability and availability in XXL sizes make it extremely versatile for use in ventilated facades and roofing, indoor and outdoor horizontal and vertical surfaces, swimming pool cladding and yacht upholstery, and kitchen and table tops. 

About the company
Lapitec, an entrepreneurial idea of Marcello Toncelli, was founded in Veneto in 1989 after more than twenty years of scientific research, testing and certifications. Today it is present in over 70 countries worldwide with a material that is 100% Made in Italy, beautiful and exclusive, as well as sustainable, both in terms of the raw materials used and the various stages of the production process.

The technology partnership with the parent company Breton, a world leading manufacturer of systems for the production of stone materials and natural agglomerates, ensures the safety of the production chain, giving life to a product with unique performance qualities.

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