Swan

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.

Available Sizes:

600mm x 300mm

600mm x 600mm

Technical Specifications of Irish Blue Limestone by Kilkenny Limestone

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

Chemical composition

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.