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Roman Travertine Classico Luisa

Classic Travertine "Luisa", also known as Classic Roman travertine, belongs to the categories of beige travertines. Can be cut Vein cut or Cross cut. The Vein cut material is an essentially beige travertine with very light wavy veins ranging from White to Beige, sometimes with shades or veins of silver. If Cross cut the pattern will be cloudy. The structure shows its compactness and homogeneity. Generally there are no significant pores or cavities. Extracted directly from the travertine quarries in Tivoli, Rome, Italy, the availability of blocks, slabs and cut to sizes is good. Classic roman travertine "Luisa" is easily and often used for floors, cladding and kitchens tops. The finishes can be honed, polished, tumbled or saw cut.

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Physical - Mechanical Characteristic ( ASTM STANDARD)

  • Apparent Specific Weight - C97 - 2517Kg/m³
  • Absorption Coefficient - C97 - 058%
  • Compressive Strenght Dry - C170 - 73,22 Mpa/Mpa
  • Compressive Strenght Wet - C170 - 68,39 Mpa/Mpa
  • Modulus of Rupture Dry - C99 - 10,71 Mpa/Mpa
  • Modulus of Rupture Wet - C99 - 11,67 Mpa/Mpa
  • Flexural Strenght Dry - C880 - 10,21 Mpa/Mpa
  • Flexural Strenght Wet - C880 - 11,60 Mpa/Mpa
  • Resistance to Abrasion - C241 - 14,65 Mpa/Mpa
  • Static Coefficient Of Friction Dry - C1028 - 0,60 Mpa/Mpa
  • Static Coefficient Of Friction Wet - C1028 - 0,57Mpa/Mpa

Chemical Composition:

  • Apparent and Insoluble Silicons in Hydrochloric Acid - 0,012
  • Soluble Silicon Acid, Calculeted as Qnhhydride - 0,636
  • CO2 - 43,495
  • SO3 - 0,230
  • P2O5 - 0,017
  • A12O3 - 0,170
  • Fe2O3 - 0,031
  • FeO - 0,016
  • CaO - 54,712
  • MgO - 0,541
  • Other Indeterminates and Losses 0,140
  • Specific Weight 2,457