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MIA+BSI Launches Natural Stone Testing Lab

Posted on 05 June 2017 by Sydne Unnerstall

miabsi0181MIA+BSI announced the creation of a natural stone testing lab. This lab offers state-of-the-art testing and reporting capabilities for industry members who are introducing new stone, need project-specific testing, or have outdated technical data. Guide to Dimension Stone Test Specimen Sampling and Preparation, recommends that test data used for stone performance evaluation be generated within the previous three years.

 All testing is performed in-house in MIA+BSI’s lab. Testing services are available for the following: ANSI A137.1 Dynamic Coefficient of Friction Using the BOT 3000; ASTM C97 Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone; ASTM C99 Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone; ASTM C170 Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone; ASTM C880 Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone; ASTM C1353 Abrasion Resistance of Dimension Stone Subjected to Foot Traffic Using a Rotary Platform; Double-Head Abraser; ASTM C1354 Strength of Individual Stone Anchorages in Dimension Stone and Freeze/Thaw Testing.

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