This finish highlights the natural unrefined appearance that results from diamond frame-saw.
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This finish highlights the natural unrefined appearance that results from diamond frame-sawing. Light-grey in colour, the saw-marks remain clearly visible on the face. Often well-utilized on limestone for cladding and kerbing, this ready-rough finish is suitable for a multitude of uses.
600mm x 300mm
600mm x 600mm
|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.