The harmonious combination of various types of marble and stone with opposite styles results in five splendid new and original mineral forms that express five strong and unmistakable personalities.
Five outstanding aesthetic models that celebrate the charm and unpredictable beauty of nature. Anthea encapsulates an exciting research that spans the entire globe and that testifies to an ambitious challenge: to emulate the inexhaustible creativity of nature.
The technical and aesthetic qualities of Lea Ceramiche porcelain stoneware make Anthea a catalogue of original and distinctive design solutions suited to any architectural project. Versatile and resistant, these ceramic surfaces are easy to sanitise and, thanks to their integrated Protect® antibacterial technology, they eliminate up to 99.9% of bacteria.
The inclusion in the ADI Design Index 2021, a prestigious recognition of the ADI Association for Industrial Design, further certifies the quality of the collection.
|Test method||Required value||Average values|
|Water absorption||ASTM C373||≤ 0.5%||0.5%|
|Breaking strength||ASTM C648||≥ 250 lbf||500 lbf - 9.5mm 2.800 lbf - 20mm|
|Deep abrasion resistance||ASTM C1243||≤ 175 mm³||145 mm³|
|Linear thermal expansion||ASTM C372||no provision||α ≤ 4.4 x 10-6 °F-1 /α ≤ 8 x 10-6 °C-1|
|Stain resistance||ASTM C1378||as indicated by manufacturer||Resistant|
|Chemical resistance||ASTM C650||as indicated by manufacturer||Class A Resistant|
|Frost resistance||ASTM C1026||as indicated by manufacturer||Resistant|
|Flame spread||ASTM E84||-||Class A|
|Robinson floor tester||ASTM C627||As indicated by manufacturer||≤ 14 cycles Extra Heavy Commercial (over concrete)|
|Slip resistance||ANSI A326.3||-||DCOF ≥ 0.42|
|Shade variation||ANSI A137.1||-||01 White/04 Gray - V302 Desert/03 Earth/05 Dark - V4|