Processed slabs, and systems and methods related thereto

  • US 9,993,942 B2
  • Filed: 10/09/2015
  • Issued: 06/12/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A process of forming a processed slab from different particulate mineral mixes, comprising:

  • positioning a slab mold in a substantially non-horizontal orientation;

    dispensing multiple different particulate mineral mixes into the substantially non-horizontally oriented mold so as to fill a mold space that is at least 6 feet long by at least 2 feet wide, the multiple different particulate mineral mixes being differently pigmented;

    adjusting the mold to a substantially horizontal orientation while the multiple different particulate mineral mixes are in the mold; and

    vibrating and compacting the multiple different particulate mineral mixes arranged in the mold while the mold is in the substantially horizontal orientation.

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