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Dimension Stone Testing

Check each test you would like performed. The number of tiles required to complete the test are noted by each test method. Expedited testing is offered on a time available basis and will incur the following additional charge: initiated within 24 hours - 100% surcharge or initiated in 3 to 5 days - 50% surcharge.

Samples are discarded upon completion of testing. If you would like the samples returned, please note that when submitting your order.

Client is responsible for all shipping charges.

Prices do not include cost of additional materials required to perform tests. Prices are subject to change without notice.

If any deviation from standard materials used or test procedure followed is desired, the client must provide the request when the order form is submitted prior to starting the test. Any additional cost will be charged accordingly.

Note: Requests for format and labeling changes or additional copies of a test report will be billed at USD 25.00 per reprint.

TCNA test reports are sent electronically to the email address submitted with the order. A hard copy is only provided upon request for an additional charge of USD 20.00 (postage included for mailing within the US only). Requests for changes to previous reports or requests for additional hard copies of a test report will be billed at USD 30.00 per report.

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$275.00

ASTM C97 Water Absorption & Bulk Specific Gravity/Density

5 stone specimens - 3" cubes

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$700.00

ASTM C99 Modulus of Rupture (20 stone specimens)

20 stone specimens - 4" x 8" x 2 1/4" with 10 cut with the top and bottom plane perpendicular to the rift and 10 cut with the top and bottom plane parallel to the rift. Please mark the rift direction on each specimen. If there is no rift direction, only 10 stone specimens are required.

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$400.00

ASTM C99 Modulus of Rupture (10 stone specimens)

20 stone specimens - 4" x 8" x 2¼" - 10 cut with the top and bottom plane perpendicular to the rift and 10 cut with the top and bottom plane parallel to the rift. Please mark the rift direction on each specimen. If there is no rift direction, only 10 stone specimens are required.

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$700.00

ASTM C170* Compressive Strength (10 or 20 Stone Specimens)

20 stone specimens - 3" cubes with 2 opposite faces parallel to the bedding or rift. Please mark the rift direction on each specimen. If there is no rift direction, only 10 stone specimens are required.

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$175.00

ASTM C482 (Modified) Bond Strength

Tiles are bonded to a concrete substrate (or other substrate if specified by client) with thin-set mortar or other adhesive.

4 tiles per cure parameter – whole tiles

The client is responsible for sending or specifying what thin-set or adhesive to use. If TCNA purchases materials locally, the cost will be re-billed to the client. Please specify the thin-set or adhesive and curing time.

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$750.00

ASTM C485, ASTM C499, and ASTM C502 Warpage, Facial & Thickness Dimensions, and Wedging

10 whole tiles – For tiles with any side larger than 24" contact TCNA Lab for quotation. Please provide work size and thickness. Also, please provide the nominal size.

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$1,750.00

ASTM C627 Robinson Floor

16 sq. ft./all materials, except substrate – Please contact TCNA Lab for the additional form required for this test.

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$300.00

ASTM C650** Chemical Resistance

15 tiles - 2" x 2"

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$0.00

ASTM C666 High Cycle Freeze/Thaw Resistance

300 Cycles – Contact TCNA Lab for testing procedure and quotation.

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$700.00

ASTM C880 Flexural Strength (20 Stone Specimens)

20 stone specimens – 15" x 4" x 1¼" with 10 cut with the top and bottom planes parallel to the rift and 10 cut with the top and bottom planes perpendicular to the rift. Please mark the rift direction on each specimen. If there is no rift direction, only 10 stone specimens are required.

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$400.00

ASTM C880 Flexural Strength (10 Stone Specimens)

20 stone specimens – 15" x 4" x 1¼" with 10 cut with the top and bottom planes parallel to the rift and 10 cut with the top and bottom planes perpendicular to the rift. Please mark the rift direction on each specimen. If there is no rift direction, only 10 stone specimens are required.

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$350.00

ASTM C1028 Static Coefficient of Friction (wet-dry)

3 stone tiles - 6" x 6" or larger

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$450.00

ASTM C1353 Abrasion Resistance

3 stone specimens - 4" x 4" x approximately 1/2" thick

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$225.00

ASTM C1378 Staining Resistance

4 tiles - 2" x 2" and 2 tiles - 4" x 4"

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$200.00

DCOF Acutest® Dynamic Coefficient of Friction (wet only)

3 stone tiles - 10" x 10" or larger

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$0.00

ASTM C1721* Petrographic Analysis of Dimension Stone

1 representative sample

Contact TCNA Lab for quotation

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$450.00

EN 14617-12 Dimensional Stability Test for Moisture Sensitivity of Stone

3 stone specimens. Test runs continuously for 6 hours. Contact TCNA Lab if a timeframe longer than 24 hours is desired.

Each additional day is USD 75.00.

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Check each test you would like performed. The number of tiles required to complete the test are noted by each test method. Expedited testing is offered on a time available basis and will incur the following additional charge: initiated within 24 hours - 100% surcharge or initiated in 3 to 5 days - 50% surcharge.

Samples are discarded upon completion of testing. If you would like the samples returned, please note that when submitting your order.

Client is responsible for all shipping charges.

Prices do not include cost of additional materials required to perform tests. Prices are subject to change without notice.

If any deviation from standard materials used or test procedure followed is desired, the client must provide the request when the order form is submitted prior to starting the test. Any additional cost will be charged accordingly.

Note: Requests for format and labeling changes or additional copies of a test report will be billed at USD 25.00 per reprint.

TCNA test reports are sent electronically to the email address submitted with the order. A hard copy is only provided upon request for an additional charge of USD 20.00 (postage included for mailing within the US only). Requests for changes to previous reports or requests for additional hard copies of a test report will be billed at USD 30.00 per report.