SistemA from Marazzi is a crystallized porcelain stoneware tile that has 3D properties and depth of color thanks to a new technology developed by the company. It comes in six warm, six cold, and six vibrant shades, and custom colors are available. It is suited for high-traffic public and commercial areas (including flooring in wet areas), both in interiors and exteriors and for ventilated façades, and is Class A fire resistant. Made of 45% recycled material, SistemA comes in 30cm-by-60cm, 60cm-square, and 60cm-by-120cm sizes. Three special trims are available. It is not intended for use in suspended ceilings. marazzi.it
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