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Imperial Forest † (Natural Cleft Gauged) S780


Origin: China

 

Notes:

  • Consult your Daltile Architectural Representative for more information on special sizes. Some finishes may require extended lead times.
  • All slab material shown is not necessarily available in all areas.
Country of Origin China
Durability Floor 2 Medium/Light Commercial - Suitable for light commerical and residential use.
Soundness Group C These stones may contain holes, voids, lines or separation and structural flaws. It is standard practice to repair these stones by filling them or reinforcing them.
Shade Variation R Random: Variegated in color and veining. Blending allowances during installation are strongly recommended.
Exterior Usage EW / EF Suitable for covered exterior walls in freezing and non-freezing climates.
Suitable for covered exterior floors in freezing and non-freezing climates.
Commercial Exterior Usage EW / EF Suitable for covered exterior walls in freezing and non-freezing climates.
Suitable for covered exterior floors in freezing and non-freezing climates.
Stock Tile Sizes And Finishes 16" x 16" x 3/8" Gauged
12" x 12" x 3/8" Gauged
Stock Slab Sizes And Finishes None Available
Special Order Sizes Available N/A
Cut-To-Size Available N/A
Alternate Finishes Available By Special Order Tumbled Some finishes may require extended lead times.
ASTM Test Method Value * * Technical values supplied by the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM); and provide a frame of reference only. Actual performance may vary.
Absorption by Weight, % C97 0.77 
Density, lbs./ft C97 N/A 
Compressive Strength, psi C170 N/A 
Abrasion Resistance, hardness C241 11.0 
Flexural Strength, psi C880 N/A 
Weather Resistance C241 0.011 
Modules of Rupture, psi C120 24.0 
Not recommended in wet areas. Not recommended in wet areas.
A sealer is recommended.  (Note: Some limestone and tumbled stone should be sealed prior to grouting.) A sealer is recommended. (Note: Some limestone and tumbled stone should be sealed prior to grouting.)
These stones caontain deposits or minerals and iron that may react to moisture. Stone bleeding or rusting is a common example of this. These stones should not be used in installations where they would be exposed to standing, run off water or too much humidity. A sealer is stronly recommended but will not prevent the chemical reaction from happening. Please contact your sealer manufacturer for information about products that can protect the stone from moisture exposure. These stones caontain deposits or minerals and iron that may react to moisture. Stone bleeding or rusting is a common example of this. These stones should not be used in installations where they would be exposed to standing, run off water or too much humidity. A sealer is stronly recommended but will not prevent the chemical reaction from happening. Please contact your sealer manufacturer for information about products that can protect the stone from moisture exposure.
White thin-set or mortar is recommended. White thin-set or mortar is recommended.
 
Natural stone coloration is inheerntly variable. Color samples shown are representational only. Contact your DaltileĀ® representative for actual product samples prior to selection.