The New Age of Stone

Design Benefits

TruCast Lightweight significantly expands the design possibilities for architects:

  • Allows the freedom to design with less support considerations due to the reduced weight.
  • Reduces the size and strength requirements of the concrete footings and steel structure.
  • Can be used on virtually any substrate, including metal, block, goldboard, and foam.
  • Permits cantilevering at even greater distances.
  • Simulates virtually any texture or color.

Installation Benefits

Products made with CarpenterStone's TruCast Lightweight are significantly less expensive when the savings from installation is considered.  Generally, the labor and time is reduced.  Why?

  • Can be installed by carpenters instead of masons.
  • Can be glued, stapled, nailed, or mechanically attached.
  • Can be cut, drilled, routed, etc. with regular carpenter tools.
  • Requires less heavy equipment.

Structural Benefits

When used as a building material such as cladding, trim, flooring, roofing, etc., CarpenterStone lightweight provide multiple qualities to the project, including:

  • Fireproofing
  • Soundproofing
  • Insulation
  • Reductions in the necessary support structure