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fyi, bianco perfecto is not a granite - its a marble. thats why you are having so many problems. i have had customers before who want marble in their kitchen for looks, and they either listen to or ignore my warnings about how inappropriate it is in a kitchen environment. if you weren't aware of this, they should be flogged for not warning you about it. ...


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holy cow - ignore sparky 256 completely. he has no idea what he is talking about. i, however, do. we use dozens of different types of diamond saws, bits, cores, cutters and router bits on a regular basis. whether you use water or not is entirely dependent on the blade, not the material (unless you are cutting something soluble in water). some binders ...


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You Do NOT need cooling water to cut granite. I have seen videos of 3 foot thick slabs being cut into 2 inch thick slabs for counter tops. Part of the high cost of granite is the cutting process. A smooth finish adds more cost. A rough finish done by blasting the surface with plasma torches also adds cost. None of these processes involved cooling water. ...


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I have been drilling 1" diameter holes to a depth of 6" in solid granite. I have been using carbide tipped SDS MAX masonry bits in a Makita HR4013c SDS drill. These holes are drilled in 50 seconds. I am drilling the holes to prepare for splitting the rocks, using feathers and wedges. I have not tried diamond tipped bits yet, because the carbide drills ...



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