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1. (WO2017151190) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING ENGINEERED STONE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/151190    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/057706
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 20 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B29C 39/44
B29C 43/00
B29L 7/00
Applicants: XIE, Alex
Inventors: XIE, Alex
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING ENGINEERED STONE
Abstract:
A compression device, means for controlling the compression device, a drum having an inner chamber, means for rotating the drum, and first and second delivery devices for delivering first and second materials into the inner chamber of the drum while the drum is rotating. The compression device compresses the first and second material in the inner chamber of the drum while the drum is rotating about the center of the drum in response to the means for controlling the compression device. The apparatus may include a stirring device; and a means for controlling the stirring device; wherein the stirring device is configured with respect to the drum so that the stirring device can be moved up and down to a desired depth within the drum and rotates within the inner chamber of the drum to stir the first and second materials in the drum while the drum is rotating.