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BBS Italian Porphyry Paving and Setts

Application

Suitable for pedestrian and trafficked areas.

Description

A versatile and popular igneous rock with comparatively large crystals.


Features and benefits:

  • Durable characteristics.
  • Aesthetically pleasing.
  • Robust.
  • Natural surface finish.
  • Warm, earthy colour palette.
  • Quarry of origin: Trentino, Italy.
  • Also available as setts - consult manufacturer for more information.

General information

Color

Grey

Violet grey mix.

Other

Open colour mix.

Finish

Natural surface finish.

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Material

Stone

Length

Bespoke

100 mm

150 mm

200 mm

450 mm

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Uniclass

Pr_25_93_60_58 Natural stone paving slabsPrimary

CAWS

Q25/50 Natural stone slabs

Q25/310 Natural stone slabs

Specification data - Natural stone paving slabs Enhanced data

Standard

To BS EN 1341.

Where applicable, BS EN 1341/ 1342/ 1343 will be applied.

Stone denomination

-

Petrological family

Porphyry.

Colour

Open colour mix.

Violet grey mix.

Origin

Trentino, Italy.

Physical properties

-

Dimensions and associated tolerances

-

Nominal sizes

200 x 100 x 50 mm.

200 x 100 x 60 mm

200 x 100 x 70 mm.

300 x 100 x 50 mm.

300 x 100 x 60 mm.

300 x 100 x 70 mm.

300 x 150 x 50 mm.

300 x 150 x 60 mm.

300 x 150 x 70 mm.

300 x 200 x 50 mm.

300 x 200 x 60 mm.

300 x 200 x 70 mm.

450 x 450 x 50 mm.

450 x 450 x 60 mm.

450 x 450 x 70 mm.

600 x 600 x 50 mm.

600 x 600 x 60 mm.

600 x 600 x 70 mm.

900 x 450 x 50 mm.

900 x 450 x 60 mm.

900 x 450 x 70 mm.

900 x 600 x 50 mm.

900 x 600 x 60 mm.

900 x 600 x 70 mm.

Custom.

Custom sizes are available. Contact BBS or insert requirements.

Tolerances on plan dimension and thickness (nominal)

+/- 20–40 mm (on depth).

Finish

Natural.

Performance requirements

-

Slip resistance

Wet, 76; dry, 81.

Water absorption (maximum)

0.62%.

CompressiveStrength

260 MPa.

Flexural strength

24 MPa.

Material density

2540 kg/m³ (typically).

Abrasion resistance

15.00%.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

Italy

Literature

Italian Porphyry Technical Data

Italian Porphyry Technical Data

Case studies

Coventry Shopping Precinct - City of Culture 2021

Coventry Shopping Precinct - City of Culture 2021

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