Butter Silk

Light Yellowish cream limestone with a warm soft look and some fossil content

Physical Characteristics of the Stone

TEST

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULT

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH (n/mm2)

ASTM C170

86

WATER ABSORPTION (%)

ASTM C97

0.720

BULK SPECIFIC GRAVITY (gm/cm3)

ASTM C97

2.628

MODULUS OF RUPTURE (n/mm2)

ASTM C99

Perpendicular to rift 10.87

Parallel to rift 11.19

FLEXURAL STRENGHT (n/mm2)

ASTM C97

Perpendicular to rift 13.96

Parallel to rift 12.52

ABRASION RESISTANCE

ASTM C241

13.57

THERMAL SHOCK

 

Satisfactory

Petrographic Examination

 EN 12407

Satisfactory

Crystallization (%)

EN 12370

Man Variation of mass

 -0.8

SALT MIST (%)

Man Value of mass loss

 0.04

Slip Resistance

Honed60

Wet 0.72

Dry 0.8

Honed80

Wet 0.66

Dry 0.79

Honed100

Wet 0.62

Dry 0.78