Thickness : 50, 60, 80 or 100mm
Lengths/Widths : Vary depending on your needs
Finish : Sanded
A Kilkenny Blue capping adds a unique finish to any wall or pier. It is a seamless material that fits with a building stone or rendered wall. Kilkenny Blue limestone adds real class to an any wall or pier and has been used for centuries.
This pure Irish natural material weathers beautifully in our climate. The tone, patterns and distinctive hue of Kilkenny Blue change constantly depending on sunlight or rain, bringing life and interest to the outside of your home in a most beautiful way.
Technical Specifications of Irish Blue Limestone by Kilkenny Limestone
|Technical Specifications||Test||Average Value|
|Apparent Density (kg/m3)||EN 1936||2677|
|Porosity (% vol)||EN 13755||0.10|
|Frost Resistance||EN 12371||Frost Resistant (F1)|
|Thermal Expansion (mm/mK)||EN 14581||0,0055|
|Compressive Strength (N/mm2)||EN 1926||136|
|Flexural Strength (N/mm2)||EN 12372||16.8|
|Wear Resistance (mm)||EN 14157||18.4|
|Ultrasonic Velocity (m/s)||5239|
Over 98% Calcite, 0.7% Dolomite, 0.7% Quarts, 0.2% organic Carbon, Less then 0.1% Iron Sulfite
Due to its extremely low Iron composite content, Irish blue limestone is suitable for use in pressurized urban or industrial environments without risk of compromising the stone through brown discolouration or staining.