AN INNOVATIVE and extremely stylish new concrete product that offers architects, planners and interior designers a vast range of design-led uses is now available for the first time in the UK.
LightBeton is being sold exclusively by Arnold Laver, the UK’s leading supplier of timber and construction materials. The product features a 2mm layer of concrete bonded onto MDF or a variety of other materials such as polypropylene honeycomb. This combines to create a lightweight material that is ideal for ceilings, walls, table tops, furniture, counters, columns, pillars, temporary floorings as well as a vast range of other uses.
The product, which is produced by renowned German surface manufacturer Richter akustik & design, weighs just 3.9kg per square metre and is also available with an optional fire rated composite material added. It can be cut using standard woodworking equipment and is suitable for edge-banding machinery, as well as looking authentic with bevels.
Category Manager Mark Ashmore, from Arnold Laver says: “We are constantly searching for the most innovative and pioneering products, and LightBeton really hits the mark, with many leading architects and interior designers already specifying it in some of the world’s most stylish shops, restaurants, hotels, trade shows and homes.
“We envisage that LightBeton will become the go-to product of choice for many design-led projects, due to its flexibility, cost, ease of use and lightweight consistency, and we’re delighted to be supplying it to the UK market for the first time. It comes in a variety of whites and greys, which are very on-trend at the moment, and as a result it’s immediately become a very popular product within our extensive range.”
LightBeton has scooped numerous prestigious accolades, including winning an award at the German Design Awards, and being named ‘best of the best’ at the Interior Innovation Awards.
For further information about LightBeton, call your local Arnold Laver depot or visit www.laver.co.uk