Sandstone - Forrest of Dean

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Description
Hard fine-grained sandstone without visible laminations. Durable with good weathering qualities.
Technical Results
Geological Type
Carboniferous Pennant sandstone
Colour
Light grey heart with buff / Brown rings to outside of block.y
Water Absorption
2.55 % BS EN 13755:2002
Porosity
9.85 % BS EN 1936 (2006)
Density
2411 kg/m3 BS EN 1936 (2006)
Abrasion Resistance 19.5 mm intensive use BS EN 1341 2000 Annex C
Compressive Strength
Dry 110 MPa BS EN 1926 (1999)
Durability
Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is unlikely
  Slip Resistance Dry 76 Wet 68 BS EN 1341 2001 Annex D
  Flexural Strength 10.92MPa. Dry 3-point BS EN 12372:2006
  Average Block Size 1500x1000x600mm
  Miscellaneous Information

Please note that stone is a natural product and all results are subject to variation