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New Balmoral

New Balmoral

New Balmoral has a strong red colour. This beautiful, durable granite breathes an atmosphere of dignity and luxury. Small-grained New Balmoral is ideal for small and medium-scale projects as well as for monuments.

Technical properties

Water absorption (%) mean value0,11
Standard deviation (%)0,00
 
Apparent Density (kg/m3) mean value2630
density from ... To ...(kg/m3)2620 to 2630
Standard deviation(kg/m3)5
 
Open porosity (%) mean value0,38
standard deviation (%)0,01
 
Flexural strength (MPa) mean value11,7
Standard deviation(MPa)1,1
Min exp value(MPa)9,5
 
Flexural strength after frost (MPa) mean value11,6
Change in mean flexural strength after 48 cycles (%)0,9
Standard deviation(MPa)1,7
Min exp value(MPa)8,2
 
Compression strength (MPa) mean value165
Standard deviation(MPa)11,3
Min exp value(MPa)141
 
Compression strength after frost (MPa) mean value167
Standard deviation(MPa)31,4
Min exp value(MPa)103
 
Water absorption by Capillarity C (g/m2s0,5) mean value0,285
Standard deviation(g/m2s0,5)0,041
 
Skid resistance - dry polished mean value49,3
Skid resistance - wet polished mean value11,4
Skid resistance - dry honed mean value50,6
Skid resistance - wet honed mean value34,5
 
Abrasion resistance (mm) mean value17
 
Resistance at the anchoring system
Mean breaking Load(N)2700
Min exp value (N)1861
Standard deviation (N)500
d1(mm)10,3
bA(mm)44,4
Resistance to Thermal shock 
visual changesno
max Mass change (%)0,06
max res. Freq. change (%)6 NR
 
Water absorption by Capillarity C (g/m2s0,5)no directions
parallel mean value
Standard deviation
 
Water vapour resistance factor μ dry10000
Water vapour resistance factor μ wet10000