Physical Characteristics

Our quarries are based in Italy and Argentina. The following values represent the results of some tests commissioned to US Laboratories.

Test Method
Modulus of Rupture – Dry
Modulus of Rupture – Wet
Compressive Strength – Dry
Compressive Strength – Dry
Flexural Strength – Dry
Flexural Strength – Dry
Absorbtion
Bulk Specific Gravity
Static Coefficient of Friction – Dry
Static Coefficient of Friction – Wet
Abrasion Resistance

Norm
ASTM C99

ASTM C99

ASTM C170

ASTM C170

ASTM C880

ASTM C880

ASTM C97

ASTM C97

ASTM C1028
ASTM C1028

ASTM C1028

Value Porfiris (Argentina)
3,042 psi

2,869 psi

31,656 psi

31,627 psi

3,810 psi

3,141 psi

0.53%

2,517 kg/m3

0.62

0.66

70.92

Value Camparta (Italy)
2,536 psi

2,557 psi

38,574 psi

32,872 psi
3,058 psi

2,034 psi

0.84%

2,593 kg/m3

84.36

Tests performed by Testwell Industry, Osining NY on Porfiris; performed by Rone Engineers Ambassador Row, Dallas TX on Camparta

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