Share You are here : Home > Resource Centre > Stone & Worktop Glossary > Stone Terms U

Get Quote Now!

The Stone & Worktop Glossary


Decisions are more informed with knowledge!

The jargon used in defining stone terms can often become quite convoluted. The purpose of this section is to try to offer a clear explanation, in layman’s English, of the most common definitions relating to stone, worktops as a whole and their fabrication.

If you are looking for an explanation of a term not contained here please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to try to assist you.

Happy reading!


Click The Letters To Get To The Word You Are Looking For

Stone And Worktop Terms Beginning With The Letter U

U Value

The overall heat spread coefficient. Expressed in BTU per inch, per hour, per square foot, per degree Fahrenheit of temperature difference from air to air of a given construction section. This is always the final calculation used to determine lagging specifications.


Cut so as to make an overhang part, as a drip mould.


Factory balanced combination of Portland cement, sand and additives used with or with no latex liquid to flush an uneven substrate and to give a suitable stone floor tile location surface.


A piece of fabricated dimensional cubic or fine stone.

Urinal Screen

A fine stone panel used as a privacy divider between urinals.

Tell a Friend

Site Map | Login | Privacy Statement | Copyright 2018 Stone Hub Ltd t/a The Worktop Factory