Azul Bahia granite is a natural stone originally quarried in the Minas Gerais-Nova and quarried in Rio De Janeiro and Espirito Santo in Brazil from where it is exported to the UK and Europe.
It presents a blue background; small and medium grains in lively blue, hints of violet and white spots a consistent pattern that offers unparalleled natural beauty and strength to interior and exterior architectural areas alike.
Azul Bahia is an extremely versatile material that is available in different finishes including honed polished, Anticato and bush hammered that enables different looks suiting relevant design environments.
Azul Bahia granite is suitable for use in kitchens, walls and floorings. It requires little maintenance whilst providing sophisticated looks in both interior and exterior applications that require natural stone that offers a refined appearance with incredible performance characteristics and strength.
Granite is an ideal stone to work with, offering the possibility of having seamless pieces across large surfaces such as kitchen worktops, bar counters, bathrooms, cladding, and islands.
|Suitable for||Exteriors, Interiors|
|Type of Application||Architrave and columns, Bar countertops, Bathroom coverings, Bathroom worktops, Bench top, countertop, Fireplace surrounds, Floorings, Kitchen worktops, Reception desks, Shower tray, Splashbacks, staircases, Table tops, Vanity tops, Wall cladding, Washbasins, Wet rooms and Saunas|
|Average block dimensions||Medium|
|Slab variation rate||Limited|
|Compression tensile strength||1776 kg/cm2|
|Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles||-|
|Heat expansion rate||0,0012 mm/m°C|
|Impact strength||40 cm|
|Water absorption rate||n/a|
|Mass by unit of volume||2553 kg/m3|
|Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength||165 kg/cm2|