Natural Stone Testing Services

Natural Stone Testing Services

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Utilize the association's state-of-the-art testing and reporting capabilities. Turn to the Natural Stone Institute if you are:

  1. Introducing new stone
  2. Have outdated technical data (over 3 years old)
  3. Need project specific testing

 

Testing services available for the following:

  • ANSI A326.3 Dynamic Coefficient of Friction Using the BOT 3000
  • ASTM C97 Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone
  • ASTM C99 Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone
  • ASTM C170 Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone
  • ASTM C880 Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone
  • ASTM C1353 "Abrasion Resistance of Dimension Stone Subjected to Foot Traffic Using a Rotary Platform, Double-Head Abraser"
  • ASTM C1354 Strength of Individual Stone Anchorages in Dimension Stone
  • Freeze/Thaw Testing

 

Special pricing available for:

  • Natural Stone Institute members
  • Large volume orders
  • Bundled packages

 

Bundled Package #1 (Basic Physical Property Tests) Includes:

  1. 3 Specimens C97 Absorption & Bulk Specific Gravity
  2. 20 Specimens (5 parallel D, 5 parallel W, 5 perpendicular D, 5 perpendicular W) C170 Compressive Strength
  3. 20 Specimens (5 parallel D, 5 parallel W, 5 perpendicular D, 5 perpendicular W) C880 Flexural Strength
     

Bundled Package #2 (Basic Physical Property Tests) Includes:

  1. 3 Specimens C97 Absorption & Bulk Specific Gravity
  2. 20 Specimens (5 parallel D, 5 parallel W, 5 perpendicular D, 5 perpendicular W) C99 Modulus of Rupture
  3. 20 Specimens (5 parallel D, 5 parallel W, 5 perpendicular D, 5 perpendicular W) C170 Compressive Strength
  4. 20 Specimens (5 parallel D, 5 parallel W, 5 perpendicular D, 5 perpendicular W) C880 Flexural Strength
  5. 3 Specimens C1353 Abrasion Resistance

For a quotation and/or information on how many samples are needed for each test, please contact:  Dacia Woodworth at dacia@naturalstoneinstitute.org.

 
 

 

 

 

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