Flamed faces have a slightly translucent speckled grey colour, varied by slightly and randomly developed lighter areas.
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Flamed faces have a slightly translucent speckled grey colour, varied by slightly and randomly developed lighter areas. The surface is smooth but with an irregular texture of minor creases. This finish is the result of the torching of the stone surface with a white hot open flame, lending a modern finish with a truly original texture. With excellent slip-resistant properties, flamed Irish limestone is perfect for outdoor uses, including paving and landscaping works, paths and terraces. The distinctive aesthetic of this finish has also made it popular for cladding and indoor use.
|Technical Specifications||Test||Average Value|
|Apparent Density (kg/m3)||EN 1936||2677|
|Porosity (% vol)||EN 13755||0.10|
|Frost Resistance||EN 12371||Frost Resistant (F1)|
|Thermal Expansion (mm/mK)||EN 14581||0,0055|
|Compressive Strength (N/mm2)||EN 1926||136|
|Flexural Strength (N/mm2)||EN 12372||16.8|
|Wear Resistance (mm)||EN 14157||18.4|
|Ultrasonic Velocity (m/s)||5239|
Over 98% Calcite, 0.7% Dolomite, 0.7% Quarts, 0.2% organic Carbon, Less then 0.1% Iron Sulfite
Due to its extremely low Iron composite content, Irish blue limestone is suitable for use in pressurized urban or industrial environments without risk of compromising the stone through brown discolouration or staining.