Karelia Beige – Sorvikivi Oy

Reddish or beige, coarse-grained non-foliated granite with angular potassium feldspar crystals. The granite is suited for all interior and outdoor uses. It is used mainly in the domestic markets.

Surface finish

Polished.

Quarrier

Sorvikivi Oy

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Description

Technical properties

EN_13755 Water absorption 0.13 %
EN_1936 Apparent density 2630** kg/m3
EN_1936 Open porosity 0.7** %
EN_12372 Flexural strength, fresh material 6.9** Mpa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, fresh material, min. expected value 3.9** Mpa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl* 6.3** Mpa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl, min. expected value* 4.8** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, fresh material 136** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, fresh material, min. expected value 95** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl* 126** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl, min. expected value* 111** Mpa
EN_14157 Abrasion resistance 16** mm
EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole 2450 N
EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole, min. expected value 1716 N
EN 14231 + CEN/TS 16165 Annex C, Slip resistance Dry test 58**
EN 14231 + CEN/TS 16165 Annex C, Slip resistance Wet test 15**

* After 56 freeze-thaw cycles
** Test done year 2016, other results year 2006

Mineral composition

Quartz 40.4 Wt %
Potassium feldspar 32.2 Wt %
Plagioclase 18 Wt %
Biotite 8.3 Wt %
Others 1.1 Wt %

Mineral composition defined according to the EN 12407

Additional information

Surface finish

Polished