Acqua Bianca marble presents impressive white crystalline surface and features, making it a great design feature.
Acqua Bianca marble is a white natural stone from the regions of Gorfigliano, Provincia di Lucca, and Toscana in Italy. The stone presents a white crystalline base and homogeneous appearance. In addition, its surface is truly impressive as it evokes the beauty of gemstones.
Not only that Acqua Bianca marble looks special but it is also suitable for areas in contact with water. If you are looking to create a superb bathroom design, this material is a great natural choice.
Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc). Also, in statues (David by Michelangelo), paving and establishments of kings and emperors. More recently, and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become affordable.
Which makes it a reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels and restaurants. You can also use marble and other spaces, as it never fails to impress.
Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of marble is its luxurious appeal. Coupled with resistance, elegant looks and durability. If this was not enough, it also adds investment value it to any property in which it is applied.
As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions. Similarly, each marble piece unique in its appearance. It also offers, slabs dimensions that vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters. If you wish to create large panels and original designs, marble is the perfect material.
You can source our marble in both tile and slab formats. In addition, there are thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. And we can also source in thicker sheets and blocks of marble for special projects.
|Finishes||Anticato, Bush Hammered, Flamed, Honed, Polished, Riven, Satinato, Sawn|
|Water Absorption:||% weight 1.79|
|Compressive Strength||191.0 - 213.1 MPa|
|Flexural Strength:||14.2 MPa|
|Petro graphic definition:||Marble|
|Massa Unit Volume:||2696 kg/m3|
|Breaking Load Compression Simple:||210 MPa|
|Compression breaking load after freezing:||191 MPa|
|Tangent elastic modulus:||58,000 MPa|
|Elastic Modulus Secant:||MPa|
|Tensile indirectly by bending||14.2 MPa|
|Its coefficient of Abrasion (referred to Granite St. Fedelino):||0.71|
|Impact resistance: minimum fall height:||37 cm|
|Linear thermal expansion coefficient of||1.5 x 10-5 0C-1|
|Knoop microhardness:||1275 MPa|
|Index unevenness of hardness:||1.13|