Tandur blue limestone: All you need to know about
Greyish blue in colour, Tandur Blue is a beautiful limestone quarried from South India. The pale while veins on its surface significantly contribute to its antique looks and for this very reason, it is quite popular among architects across the world.
Impervious in nature, this limestone has subtle texture and known for its strength. Due to its impressive appearance and physical properties, it is regarded as a great architectural material for flooring applications in hallways, conservatories, kitchen and bathrooms. Tandur Blue is also widely used for wall cladding, pavements, doorways and patios.
Easy to carve and cut, this limestone is available in customized thickness and sizes at Regatta Universal Exports – a noted manufacturer and exporter of North and South Indian limestone variants in India. In different forms like tiles, blocks and slabs, Tandur Blue limestone can be purchased in finishes like brushed, natural, honed and polished. With Regatta’s expert teams of quality supervisors and customer service, you can be assured for quality and service that is just incomparable.
|Density||2.5 – 2.65 Kg/m3|
|Compressive Strength||1800 to 2100 Kg/cm2|
|Hardness||3 to 4 Rating on Mohs Scale|
|Water Absorption||Below 1%|
|Weather Impact||High Resistance|
|Silica (SiO2)||20 – 25%|
|Lime (CaO)||38 – 42%|
|Alumina (Al2O3)||2 – 4%|
|Loss on Ignition (LOI)||30 – 32%|
|Other Oxides like Mg & Na||1.5 – 2.5%|