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Lime Black :
Lime black is a rare tumbled limestone tile with soft tumbled edges and a rustic textured surface. These lime black stones are relatively easy to cut into blocks or more elaborate carving. Lime black have been the architect's choice for decorating interiors as well exterior of the house. Due to the strong chemical and physical composition, they are long-lasting and stands up well to exposure. The hard sedimentary rock can also withstand high temperature without loosing its integrity. Black Limestone can be availed in different forms such as slab, tiles, etc. based upon the specific requirements.

Place of Origin : Betamcherla
Physical Properties
Physically, Limestone are Quite impervious, Hard, Compact, fine to very fine grained calcareous rocks of sedimentary nature.
Hardness - 3 to 4 on Moh's Scale
Density - 2.5 to 2.65 Kg/m3
Compressive Strength - 1800 to 2100 Kg/cm2
Water Absorption - Less than 1%
Porosity - Quite low
Weather Impact - Resistant
Chemical Properties
Chemically, both limestone and marbles are siliceous calcium carbonate rocks.
Lime (CaO) - 38-42%
Silica (SiO2) - 20-25%
Alumina (Al2O3) - 2-4%
Other Oxides like Na, Mg - 1.5 to 2.5%
Loss On Ignition (LOI) - 30-32%
Limestone, like marble and other calcareous stones, are referred to as acid sensitive. Calcareous stones are readily dissolved in acid, therefore acidic products should not be used on limestone and marbles.
Butch Tiles
Cobbles (Natural Handcut)
Stepping Stones
Polished
Honed
Brushed Natural Polish Tumbled Surface Honed Side machinecut and Viberated.60X60
Top Surface Natural Bottom Calibrated Side Hand Cut & Vibreted Unfinished Material Wall Brick Cuddapah Black Brick 35x12x8 Honed and Mc 80X80 Cm tiles
Honed (Pool Border) Top surface Natural, Bottom surface Caliberated Side Handcut, Then Semi Honed and Brushed. 60X40 40X40 Natural, Handcut Viberated Wet
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