Stone Origin:

Northumberland Sandstone

Typical Aesthetics:

Pale yellow to buff

Typical Texture

Fine to medium grained

Description:

Perhaps the definitive Northumberland buff available today

Technical Information

Overall, Blaxter should be suitable for use in most aspects of construction including flooring, paving, load bearing masonry and cladding but caution should be used in areas where a long service life is needed and there are high salt concentrations.

Compression:

55.1 MPa

Porosity:

20.5%

Water Absorption:

6.1% (by wt)

Bending:

3.1 MPa

Saturation Coefficient:

0.63

Bulk Specific Gravity:

2110 kg/m3

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