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What are Quartz ColorGranules™?

Quartz ColorGranules™ make resinous flooring as safe as it is ergonomic and decorative. Quartz ColorGranules™ decorative flooring aggregate are composed of the finest uniformly shaped and sized quartz granules on Earth.  This unique product is brilliantly color-coated with a superior resin system and high-quality colorfast pigments to provide optimal durability and extreme performance in the most demanding environments.  In addition to their superior resilience to harsh chemicals and UV rays, ColorGranules™ can be applied to achieve many different textures and levels of slip resistance to prevent slip and fall injuries and minimize liability.

Quartz ColorGranules™ resinous flooring media is available in over 40 solid unicolor-styles that can be blended, mixed and matched to customize your floor and complement any décor.

Quartz ColorGranules Advantages
• Superior colorfastness / UV stability
• Extreme abrasion resistance
• Excellent chemical resistance
• Advanced color-coating chemistry
• Optimal grain shape and size uniformity
• Perfect for heavy-duty environments
• Outstanding slip-resistance qualities
• Extraordinary resilience
• Customizable to complement any décor

• Lab tested resin system compatibility
• Custom color-matching available
• Unlimited custom-blending options
• Fast turnaround times
• Custom packaging & labeling options
• No minimum order quantities
• Over 60 in-stock unicolor-styles
• Extreme sales & marketing support
• Knowledgable & friendly service
Quartz ColorGranules™ Specification Characteristics
  Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness
Mohs Hardness 6.5 - 7
Bulk Density
  Aggregate Unit Weight ASTM C29
  lbs/ft³ 90 - 105
Specific Gravity
  Relative Density ASTM C128-07a
  Value 2.65
Moisture Content
  Evaporable Moisture ASTM C566-97
  Moisture Content <0.05%
  Color Tolerance ASTM D2244
  Spectrophotometer ΔE < 1.0
Colorfastness / UV Stability
  Xenon Arc Light ASTM G155
  1,000 hours Pass
  Xenon Arc Light ASTM G155
  1,000 hours Pass
Melting Point
  Degrees Farenheit 3,100º F
  Normal Sieve Analysis ASTM C136-06* (100 grams / 90 seconds)
40-S Broadcast Grade (40 mesh, spherical)

25-A Trowel Grade (25 mesh, angular)
Quartz ColorGranules™ Custom Blending
Custom Blending:
Use ColorGranules™ to coordinate your floors and walls with any décor.  Our extensive range of unicolor-styles gives you the ability to custom design blends to match any color-scheme.  Either choose from one of our signature blends or creatively mix and match colors using the virtual blend design tool to develop a unique color array that best fits your project. Blend ColorGranules™ to enhance your environment any complement any décor.
Standard Grades:
40-S Grade

25-A Grade
Quartz ColorGranules™ System Specifications
Typical System Lab Tested Resin Compatibility
Approx. Dry Film Thickness: 3/16"

For best results, at least 2 topcoats are recommended to embed ColorGranules™ and provide a durable wearing surface.
• Epoxies
• Methyl Methacrylates (MMA)
• Moisture Cure Urethanes (MCU)
• Polyaspartics
• Polyureas
• Polyurethanes
• 100% Solids systems
• Solvent-borne systems
• Water-based systems
• And others...

ColorGranules™, there have been no known resin incompatibilities. However, Torginol® recommends unknown resin compatibility testing prior to use when working with unconventional floor coating chemistries.
Quartz ColorGranules™ Application
Coverage Rate Guidelines (Square Feet per Pound)
Grades Full Coverage / Double Broadcast  
40-S 1/2 - 1 lb. per square foot
25-A 1 - 2 lbs. per square foot
Coverage rates vary depending on customer preferences and application techniques.  Torginol® does not guarantee exact coverage rates. For more information, please consult with your coating system manufacturer.
Quartz ColorGranules™ Recommended Application Enivronments
• Animal Facilities
• Apartment Buildings
• Auto Dealerships
• Balconies
• Bars, Pubs & Taverns
• Banquet Halls
• Break Rooms
• Cafeterias
• Churches
• Clean Rooms
• Commercial Kitchens
• Control Rooms
• Corridors
• Countertops
• Detention Centers
• Dog Kennels
• Firehouses
• Food Processing Plants
• Garages
• Greenhouses
• Hallways
• Hospitals
• Hotels
• Industrial Facilities
• Laboratories
• Locker Rooms
• Municipalities
• Museums
• Nursing Homes
• Offices
• Patios
• Pharmaceutical Plants
• Pool Decks
• Prisons / Jails
• Production Floors
• Ramps
• Recreation Rooms
• Restaurants
• Restrooms
• Retail Stores
• Retirement Homes
• Salons
• Schools
• Shower Stalls
• Showrooms
• Stadiums
• Sunrooms
•Veterinary Clinics
• Walkways
• Workshops
• Zoos
• And more...

Torginol® was founded in 1969 with the goal of becoming the aristocrat of seamless flooring.  Since then, we’ve evolved to become exclusively focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing decorative coating materials that enhance the ergonomic and aesthetic qualities of living environments.  Our materials provide beautification and utility to commercial, industrial, institutional and residential surfaces throughout the world.  Designers, architects and home owners are inspired by the innovative patterns and textures produced by our materials.

Today, Torginol® exclusively manufactures and distributes an array of decorative materials for a variety of niche markets, including: resinous and terrazzo flooring, decorative wall coatings, pool plaster finishes, grouts and mortars, EIFS systems, engineered surfaces, landscaping, fish aquariums, art, craft and hobby projects, home décor accents and others.

At Torginol®, our mission and passion is to enhance living environments by providing our customers with the most inspirational, innovative and sustainable decorative materials on Earth.

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