Astm Test

Test Description

Rocksolid Granit™


Mid Range Natural Granite


ASTMC 373-88(94)


Water Absorption

Less than 0.2%

Greater than 0.39%

ASTMC 484-86(93)


Thermal Shock Resistance


No evidence of any failure/damage


No evidence of any failure/damage


ASTMC 256-93


Pendulum Impact Resistance


(J/M) is 7.4 ± .05

(J/M) is 6.3 ± .07


ASTMC 648-84(94)


Breaking Strength

M.O.R. 49.4 ± 2.5 Mpa*


M.O.R. 34.3 ± 2.5 Mpa*


ASTMC 790M-93

Flexural Strength

Mpa 28.1*

Mpa 15.3*



ASTMC 1028-96


Friction Coefficient


Dry test 0.66 Nonhazardous walkway

Dry test a coefficient of friction greater than.05 is generally recognized as providing nonhazardous walkway


ASTMC 1712-89

Sulphide Staining

No evidence of any staining or discoloration

No evidence of any staining or discoloration

ASTMC 696-1


Linear Thermal Expansion


No unusual behavior observed in expansion or contraction


No unusual behavior observed in expansion or contraction


ASTMC 1243-93


Resistance to Deep Abrasive Water


136.5 ± 7.7

102.7 ± 9.2

DIN 51961-63



Resistance to Cigarette
Embers

All stains disappeared

Yellow stained halo remained

*Results calculated to equivalent thickness of Mid Range Natural Granites