Chip Aggregates

Terrazzo Aggregate Size

A finished terrazzo floor has a minimum of 70% chip density on the surface. Chips are graded by number according to size in conformity with industry standards. Terrazzo composed of #1 and #2 size chips is referred to as standard. Patterns utilizing #3 through #7 chips are referred to as venetian.

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Size 00 Chips

Size 0 Chips

Size 0 & 1 Chips

Size 1 Chips

Size 1 & 2 Chips

Size 2 Chips

Size 3-5 Chips

Size 4-6 Chips

Terrazzo Aggregates

The specialty aggregates included in terrazzo flooring are the primary ingredient of the terrazzo design mix, typically representing 70% of the flooring system. These aggregates are most commonly marble chips; however, glass and other specialty aggregates are also suitable for terrazzo flooring.

Since 1947, Terrazzo & Marble Supply has offered a variety of crushed marble and specialty aggregate for the terrazzo industry. Our history and experience have uncovered the most complete and exciting offering of specialty aggregate for terrazzo flooring. All chips are produced with a consistent crush, cleaned and dried to ensure a quality terrazzo design mix.


Glass is the newest rage in terrazzo chips.

Terrazzo & Marble Supply offers a wide selection of glass chips in a variety of sizes. Ask our terrazzo team how glass chips incorporated into a terrazzo floor can be considered for LEED credits.

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