Specifications Karystos Marble

Specifications from

INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGY & MINERAL EXPLORATION UNIT 2009:

Karystos Marbles

(Cipollino) Marble
Result Table
Apparent density (ΕΝ 1936) 2720 kg/m3
Open porosity (ΕΝ 1936) 0,3% vol
Water absorption (ΕΝ 13755) 0,1% wt
Water absorption due to capillarity (ΕΝ 1925) 0,265 g / (m2 x sec0,5)
Flexural strength (ΕΝ 12372) Minimum value expected: 13,4 MPa (average: 22,6 MPa)
Freeze-thaw resistance, 48 cycles:
• Flexural strength after 48 freeze-thaw cycles
(ΕΝ 12371 & ΕΝ 12372)
22,5 MPa
Abrasion resistance(ΕΝ 14157 - Μethod Β) 25678 mm3 (volume loss)
Slip resistance (ΕΝ 14231) - Unpolished samples - SRV dry= 76 - SRV wet= 67
(Cipollino) Marble
Result Table
Apparent density (ΕΝ 1936) 2720 kg/m3
Open porosity (ΕΝ 1936) 0,3% vol
Water absorption (ΕΝ 13755) 0,1% wt
Water absorption due to capillarity (ΕΝ 1925) 0,265 g / (m2 x sec0,5)
Flexural strength (ΕΝ 12372) Minimum value expected: 13,4 MPa (average: 22,6 MPa)
Freeze-thaw resistance, 12 cycles:
• Flexural strength after 12 freeze-thaw cycles
(ΕΝ 12371 & ΕΝ 12372)
23,5 MPa
Breaking load at dowel hole (ΕΝ 13364)
• Average
• St.dev.
• Minimum value expected

2000 N
171 N
1665 N

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