Los Angeles Abrasion Test1
1These tests were conducted according to ASTM C 127 Specifications by Atlantic Testing Laboratories, Ltd., Albany, New York and Soil & Material Testing, Inc., Binghamton, New York.
Static Coefficient of Friction Test2
2The Ceramic Tile Institute requires ceramic surfaces to have a minimum SCOF of 0.6 when tested dry or wet according to ASTM C 1028 to be considered slip resistant. Glacier Blue® Devonian Sandstone, Honed Finish and Glacier Blue® Devonian Sandstone, Flame Finish meets this requirement when tested dry or wet. These tests were conducted by ABIC Testing Laboratories, Inc., Fairfield, NJ.
Test results according to ASTM C 127 specifications:
Also tested 48" x 18" x 2" thick paver supported on four comers with a concentrated load applied at the center. The paver withstood over 3000 Ibs. before failure occurred.
These test were conducted according to ASTM C 127 specifications by Atlantic Testing Laboratories, LTD, Albany, NY and Soil & Material Testing, Inc.Binghamton, NY.
Freeze Thaw Resistance Testing, ASTM C-1026
ABIC Testing Laboratories, Inc. was authorized to test the Glacier Blue® Devonian Stone for freeze-thaw resistance according to ASTM C-1026. Below are the results. You may click here to view a copy of the original test results.
* Previously soaked stone: One test cycle consists of 6-8 hours at 0ºF followed by soaking 16 hours in water at room temperature.
The Glacier Blue® Devonian Stone showed no change in appearance after twenty freeze-thaw cycles according to the test procedure in ASTM C-1026.
Sandstone vs. Limestone
Read about the differences between sandstone and limestone in this article by Dr. William Kelly, Associate Director, New York State Geological Survey.
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