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ARCHITECTURAL CAST STONE

Cast stone provides a cost-effective alternative to natural stone without sacrificing the appearance of old-world elegance and charm.

Premier Precast is an industry-leading Cast Stone Institute-approved manufacturer of cast stone products. Our precast concrete and cast stone products achieve exceptional performance and benefits for any project.

What is architectural cast stone?

Architectural cast stone and natural stone are both popular choices for any construction project. However, there are some key differences between the two materials.

The process of making cast stone involves a mix of Portland cement, aggregate, natural sands, and color pigment. It is then cast into molds to create the desired shape and may simulate natural cut stone and its inherent beauty.

In contrast, natural cut stone is exactly what it sounds like—stone that has been cut from a quarry. Because it is a natural product, no two pieces of cut stone are exactly alike.

Cast stone features

The phrase “cast in stone” denotes permanence. And that’s what our high-quality precast stonework delivers:

  • Durability in a broad spectrum of colors, shapes, textures, and finishes to meet the diverse needs of our customers.
  • Standard finishes include traditional Keystone, shell Coquina, and smooth Limestone in an infinite blend of colors.

We can manufacture standard, custom, and semi-custom categories of cast stone as per contractors’ requirements.

For details of the technical requirements that our cast stone products comply with, click here.

Why use architectural cast stone?

One advantage of cast stone is that it can be produced in a wide range of colors and textures. The production process gives designers and architects more flexibility when choosing materials for a project.

Cut stone such as granite marble, travertine, slate, or quartz, on the other hand, is limited to the colors and textures that occur naturally.

Benefits

Cast stone offers many benefits, including:

  • Greater longevity than traditional wet/dry cast concrete products
  • Improved process and quality control
  • High-performance strength
  • Enhances the appearance of any project
  • Less expensive option than traditional stone

Why choose Premier Precast for architectural cast stone?

Our facilities and manufacturing process reinforce our commitment to quality. We are the only cast stone company with a Quality Control Department dedicated to excellence and providing documented checks during each stage of the manufacturing and installation processes.

Our cast stone mold studio produces artisan-quality customized molds in many mediums, including sanded foam, plaster, clay, rubber, concrete, PVC, and fiberglass.

We use state-of-the-art CNC foam-cutting machines, a GFRC manufacturing station, and a fiberglass-chopping gun.

Premier Precast’s Concrete and Cast Stone Research & Development department has a reputation for developing cutting-edge molds, techniques, and detailed finishes, limited only by the imagination of project designers, architects, and other customers.

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We have financial strength and industry track record of completing large, complex architectural jobs on schedule and within budget.

We are the preferred contractor for all sizes of residential, commercial, and restoration cast-stone projects.

On average, our brand new state-of-the-art 2.8-acre, 31,000-square-foot production facility in Delray Beach, Fla. handles 50 projects on any given day.

Our 20+ casting tables, on-site artisan-quality mold-making studio, and advanced concrete dispensing systems allow us to simultaneously produce high-quality precast stone products for multiple large projects.

Contact us for additional information or request a quote for your next project.

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