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BBS Whinstone

Application

Suitable for hardscaping solutions.

Description

A versatile, medium grained Portuguese igneous rock paving.


Features and benefits:

  • Durable characteristics.
  • Multiple finishes.
  • Quarry of origin: Portugal.
  • Also available as setts, kerbs, steps, edges and street furniture - consult manufacturer for more information.

General information

Color

Grey

Black

Finish

Flamed, fine picked, honed and polished finishes are available.

Flamed

Shot Blasted

Sawn

Cropped

Material

Basalt

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

Standard

To BS EN 1341.

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

Stone denomination

-

Petrological family

Granite.

Colour

Grey.

Name (traditional)

Whinstone.

Origin

Portugal.

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)

Class 2.

Finish

Flamed.

Honed.

Polished.

Fine picked.

Performance requirements

-

Slip resistance

Wet, 76; dry, 82.

(Flamed finish).

Water absorption (maximum)

0.3%.

CompressiveStrength

392 MPa.

Flexural strength

38.2 MPa.

Material density

3090 kg/m³ (typically).

Abrasion resistance

15.5%.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

Portugal

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