Steps
Application

  • For indoor and outdoor use.
  • Suitable for residential or commercial projects.

The steps must be continuously bedded.

Description

A range of cast stone steps and stairways. The steps are available in a range of standard designs and colours. Bespoke sizes also available, consult the manufacturer for details. The steps can be used in conjunction with other architectural components such as balustrading and garden buildings.

Treads and risers are produced in TecStone as standard, available in a plain bullnose or a moulded design. Square-edge risers are also available, as well as a range of curved treads and risers to suit individual requirements.

Material:

- 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.

Applications

  • For indoor and outdoor use.
  • Suitable for residential or commercial projects.

The steps must be continuously bedded.

General information

Material

TecStone (wet cast limestone)

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_30_90_85 Stone step unitsPrimary

CAWS

F22/110 Cast stone

L30/30 Proprietary

L30/310 Proprietary

L37/315 Manufactured stone step unit

Specification data - Stone step units

Product Reference

Steps

Type

As drawing

Consult manufacturer and insert details.

Tread

HN1

Bullnosed tread 50 mm.

HN2

Moulded tread 63 mm.

Bespoke

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Riser

HN3

Bespoke

Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Material

TecStone (wet cast limestone)

Colour

Bath 02

Ivory Limestone

Portland 01

Bespoke

Insert requirement for colour.

Standard product features

Compressive cube strength after 28 days (minimum):

TecStone: >45 MPa.

TecStone material exceeds 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.

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).
  • Slip resistance 'Smooth' finish paving tested to BS EN 1339. Unpolished slip resistance value (USRV) was average 86: 'Extremely low' potential for slip. Surface Micro-roughness test (Rz) was average 33.3 µm: 'Low' potential for slip.

Product Options

Colour:

Special colour match service also available, consult manufacturer for details.

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