Tile nibbler for mosaicists item 55W in action in one of the new 7 wonders of the world, Conímbriga – Portugal
Created specifically on the advice of an expert team of mosaicists, the 55W made in Italy nibbler by Montolit never ceases to conquer of artisans in the sector. Now exported to over 100 countries, even to Conímbriga, an international-renowned Portuguese archaeological site for its splendid Roman mosaics, recently included by Bloomberg among the new 7 wonders of the world, the Montolit nibbler for mosaicists has become a “must to have” for its specific characteristics: very precise cuts, reduced waste and minimum force used to cut the mosaic.
In Conímbriga, the “Monographic Museum of Conímbriga” is a center of study, research, conservation and restoration of the Roman mosaic where visitors interested in heritage conservation have the opportunity to observe the specialized practices of conservation and restoration of mosaic “in situ”. Compared to the classic pincers used in the past, the Montolit nibblers for mosaicists greatly simplify the work of the artisans thanks to its wheels in reinforced tungsten carbide that cut the strength necessary for cutting even the most resistant and thickest pieces. It’s a big advantage considering the thousands of cuts that each mosaicist can perform every day during his work. In workshops and seminars, the Montolit nibbler for mosaic artists is also used today by women and children for the tests of composition: this demonstrates the extreme handling of the tool, ideal even for those who are not able to produce great pressure on the nibbler levers.
In the picture: the archaeological site of Conímbriga and Humberto Figueiredo, doctor in Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid and postdoctoral researcher at the Center of social studies of the University of Coimbra who coordinates the project “Mosaic- Conímbriga and Sicó”