Processed slabs, and systems and methods related thereto

  • US 9,718,303 B2
  • Filed: 10/08/2015
  • Issued: 08/01/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A processed slab, comprising:

  • a major surface at least 2 feet wide by at least 6 feet long and extending perpendicularly to a slab thickness, the major surface having at least a first pigmented vein extending generally lengthwise from edge-to-edge that separates at least second and third pigmented veins extending generally lengthwise and positioned on opposing sides of the first pigmented vein, wherein the first pigmented vein is defined by a first particulate mineral mix and at least the first particulate mineral mix is separated from and forms a substantially unmixed layer with respect to a second particulate mineral mix defining the second pigmented vein according to a predefined layer pattern such that each of the first and second pigmented veins has a vein thickness equal to and parallel to the slab thickness, the second particulate mineral mix being different than the first particulate mineral mix.

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