Slate is a fine-grained, metamorphic rock composed of clay or volcanic ash. The robust nature of slate tiles may be traced to its harsh beginning, formed under tremendous pressure and heat deep in the earth.
Our Slate tiles are noted for offering:-
- Great Looks – an attractive color spectrum
- Versatility – for indoor and outdoor use
- Practicality and Safety – slip-resistant surfaces for a level of safety for your space
- Durability and Long-life – resistant to wear that enables them to last
Slate tiles for floors and exterior wall surfaces are designed to make a positive impression for the long term.
Physical Properties of Slate
Physically these are Metamorphic-Argillaceous rocks. They are normally fine to medium grained, moderately hard & compact, less homogeneous with varying textures & shades.
|Hardness||3.0 to 4.0 on Moh’s scale|
|Density||2.6 to 2.8 Kg/cm3|
|Modulus of Rupture||22 to 34 N/mm2|
|Compressive Strength||24 to 36 N/mm2|
|Specific Gravity||2.65 to 2.80|
|Porosity||Low to very low|
|Water Absorption||1.5 to 2%|
|Corrodibility||0.4 to 0.7%|
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