Tokovsky granite (Carpazi)
Physical and technical properties of Tokovsky granite
|Density and volumetric weight||2670 kg/m³|
|Compressive strength||225 MPa|
|Flexural strength||19 MPa|
|Place of birth||Tokovskoe|
|Quarry location||Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk region|
|Price tiles 600×300×20 mm polished||34 EUR/m²|
Carpazi granite products
Granite is an igneous rock, which is characterized by the presence of grains of fine and medium fractions of regular and irregular shapes. The composition of natural material, in various concentrations, includes quartz, feldspar, mica and other minerals.
Like many other Ukrainian granites, this natural material is one of the best in the world in terms of its decorative properties and performance characteristics. Only diamond is harder than this stone, and its strength and wear resistance are much higher than that of Chinese, Indian or Brazilian granite.
Application of Tokovsky granite
The main areas of application of products from the Tokovsky granite quarry: building facades, benches, sculptures, monuments, fountains.
Many administrative buildings in all cities of Ukraine have an exterior finish of this type of granite. The main drawback that Tokovsky granite has is natural radioactivity, which corresponds to the 2nd safety class. This implies that the material can be used exclusively for outdoor finishing, restoration, repair and construction work. Interior decoration with this granite can be unsafe for health.
The Tokovskoye deposit is the largest supplier of raw materials not only for monuments and facades. The granite of this quarry is in demand in the production of:
- park stairs;
- paving stones;
- full-fledged memorial complexes.
The stone is in demand in such areas as the sphere of funeral services (monuments, fences, tables and tables), landscape design, architecture, decoration. In addition to facing buildings, it is used in the decoration and lining of bridges, the manufacture and restoration of embankments and squares.
The material is quite easily processed and polished, it withstands any physical and chemical influences, is resistant to ultraviolet radiation, to sudden changes in temperature and high humidity. The stone does not require special care and retains its original appearance for decades. If you are looking for a practical, functional, maximally strong, durable, effective and affordable coating or raw material, Tokovskoye granite will be the best choice.