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Composite Marble and Natural Stones Comparison Table

 
Factors Marble/Natural Stone Composite Marble
Colour Consistency
No Yes
Porosity
High Very Low
Hardness
Low High
Polishing
On Site Polishing Ready to Use
Cost of Insitu Polishing
Extra No Extra Cost
Wastages
High Low
Pinholes & Cracks
Filling Required No Filling Required
Uniformity in Quantity Supplied
There are Constraints No Constraints
Laying & Completion Time
High Low
Maintenance
High Low
Supply Schedule
Non Controllable As per Schedule
Size Consistency
No Yes
Thickness / Size Option
Not Always Available Always Available
 
 
 

Composite Marble Technical Specifications

 
Test Specification Standard of Test Standard of Measurement Range of Composite Marble
Water Absorption
EN99 % <%0.3
Thermal Expansion
Linear Coefficient of T.E.
EN 103 µ/mºc <15
Surface Hardness
EN 103 Mohs Scale 3-4
Density
ASTM C 97 gm/cc >2.40
Compressive Strength
ASTM C 170 Mpa >100
Flexural Strength/
Moduls of Rupture
EN100 Kg/cm² >270kg/cm²
Glossiness
Reflection % >%65
Chemical Resistance
(Resistance to Acid)
EN 14617 CI.C4 CI.C4
Resistance to Deep Abrasion
EN 102 mm³ 150-400
 
 
 

Other Features

- Resistance to abrasion, shock & flexural strength.
- Dimensional Stability that reduces wastage during installation.
- Uniformity in color that makes it suitable for large applications
- Repolishable.
 

 

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