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Analysis and Consulting

Rock characterisation

Characterisation of porous media of rocks by mercury intrusion porosimetry and helium pycnometry.

Water permeability.

Physical characteristics according to UNE-EN Natural Stone standard tests:

Petrographic examination (UNE-EN 12407:2007)

Physical properties:

- Water absorption at atmospheric pressure (UNE-EN 13755:2008)
- Apparent and real density, and open and total porosity (UNE-EN 1936:2007)
- Flexural strength under concentrated load (UNE-EN 12372:2007)
- Flexural strength under constant moment (UNE-EN 13161:2008)
- Compressive strength (UNE-EN 1926:2007)
- Water absorption coefficient by capillarity (UNE-EN 1925:1999)
- Abrasion resistance (UNE-EN 1341:2002; ó UNE-EN 14157:2018)
- Slip resistance by means of the pendulum tester (UNE-EN 14231:2004)
- Rupture energy (UNE-EN 14158:2004)
- Determination of the dynamic modulus of elasticity (by measuring the
fundamental resonance frequency, UNE-EN 14146:2004)
- Determination of the breaking load at dowel hole (UNE-EN 13364:2002)

 

Durability:

- Resistance to ageing by thermal shock (UNE-EN 14066:2014)
- Resistance to salt crystallisation (UNE-EN 12370:2002)
- Frost resistance (UNE-EN 12371:2011)

 

Physical characteristics according to ASTM Dimension Stone standard tests:

Physical properties:

- C 97 Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone
- C 99 Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone (in dry and/or wet conditions)
- C 170 Test Method for Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone (in dry and/or wet conditions)
- C 241 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Stone Subjected to Foot Traffic
- C 880 Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone (in dry and/or wet conditions)

 

List of materials needed for the characterization of stone materials in accordance with UNE-EN ans ASTM

 

Analysis carried out at Technical Services Research, University of Alicante.

- Resistance to ageing by thermal shock (UNE-EN 14066:2003)

- Resistance to salt crystallisation (UNE-EN 12370:2002)

- Resistance to ageing by SO2 action in the presence of humidity (UNE-EN 13919:2003)

- Frost resistance (UNE-EN 12371:2002)