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Gate Pier
Description

Cast stone gate pier available with various heights according to the number of centre shaft units used. Each course will be supplied in two halves. Both halves need to be ordered. Custom-made products are available on request.

If the gate piers are to be infilled with concrete the shaft sections should be lined with 25 mm polystyrene (Styrofoam) or similar to act as an isolating medium. Consult technical literature for further details.

Components:

  • S120C Pier Cap.
  • S120D (Top of shaft).
  • S120E (Mid shaft).
  • S120F (Bottom of shaft).
  • S120G Base.

Material:

- Haddonstone (Semi-dry cast limestone):

High quality semi-dry cast stone, consisting of over 50% limestone aggregate. With a surface texture similar to Portland Stone, Haddonstone is regularly used alongside or as an alternative to natural stone.

- TecStone (wet cast limestone):

High quality wet cast stone, comprising over 60% natural limestone aggregate. Denser than the Haddonstone material, TecStone is acid etched as standard to provide an attractive appearance similar to a finished natural stone. Designed to meet demanding performance criteria and can incorporate structural reinforcement and cast-in fixings. TecStone is the preferred material for architectural projects where structural performance is required.

General information

Material

Haddonstone (semi-dry cast limestone)

TecStone (wet cast limestone)

Uniclass 2015

Pr_20_93_52_13 Cast stone masonry unitsPrimary

CAWS

F22/110 Cast stone

Specification data - Cast stone masonry units

Product Reference

Gate Pier

Type

Bespoke Gate Pier

Consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Gate Pier S120 (complete, S120D, E and F Both halves)

Material

Haddonstone (semi-dry cast limestone)

TecStone (wet cast limestone)

Colour

Bath 02

Ivory Limestone IL

Portland 01

Bespoke

Insert requirement for colour.

Accessories

None

Cast-in fixings

Insert requirements for cast fixings.

Cast-in lifting sockets

Insert requirements for lifting sockets.

Standard product features

Size (excluding joints):

  • Minimum height: 1150 mm.
  • Each additional course height: 286 mm.

Weight:

  • Minimum weight: 466 kg.
  • Each additional course weight: 88 kg.

Compressive cube strength after 28 days (minimum):

  • Haddonstone: >35 MPa.
  • TecStone: >45 MPa.

Both materials exceed the requirements of the United Kingdom Cast Stone Association (UKCSA) specification and comply with the requirements of BS 1217, BS 5642-2+ A1 and BS EN 13198.

Haddonstone:

  • Material density: 2150 kg/m³.
  • Compressive strength: Minimum compressive cube strength at 28 days is >35 N/mm² (MPa).
  • Aggregate size: 0–3 mm continuously graded.
  • Finish: Ex-Mould (no finishing required).
  • Freeze/ thaw resistance: Complies with UKCSA Standards so products deemed freeze/ thaw resistant.
  • Handling reinforcement: Where appropriate units may contain one or more stainless steel, synthetic fibre or extruded basalt reinforcement bar (30 mm minimum cover).

TecStone:

  • Material density: 2350 kg/m³.
  • Compressive strength: Minimum compressive cube strength at 28 days is >45 N/mm² (MPa).
  • Aggregate size: 0–10 mm continuously graded.
  • Finish: Light acid etched.
  • Freeze/ thaw resistance: Complies with UKCSA Standards so products deemed freeze/ thaw resistant.
  • Handling reinforcement: Where appropriate units may contain one or more stainless steel, synthetic fibre or extruded basalt reinforcement bar (30 mm minimum cover).

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