kent limestone

specifications

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Kent Limestone is an excellent choice for interior and exterior applications. Because of its excellent properties and performance, and light color, architects repeatedly specify this natural limestone for interior stone flooring, exterior paving stone, stair treads, fireplace surrounds and stone wall cladding. Kent Limestone is available in honed, polished, chiseled and bush hammered finishes.

stone type

limestone

color

Off-white, putty-colored background with many small shell fragments.

weathering characteristic

Like all limestones, Kent will fade when used outside or when exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time.

properties

Hard, dense and durable. Like all limestones, Kent is affected by acids. No detrimental effects on the environment. This limestone can be used in both interior and exterior applications. Slip-, heat-, and frost-resistant. Used for centuries in Europe.

suitability

interior, exterior

maintenance

Depending on the application, impregnating sealers may be required. Contact us for information regarding the use of sealers, impregnators, cleaning, etc.

samples

upon request

ASTM results

upon request

finishes

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Honed Finish
Honed Finish
Polished Finish
Polished Finish
Chiseled Finish
Chiseled Finish
Bush Hammered Finish
Bush Hammered Finish

Finishes Descriptions

Honed – a smooth, eggshell finish. Achieved with the use of fine diamonds.

Polished - more shiny and reflective than honed.

Chiseled – appearance of corduroy fabric with relief.

Bush Hammered – small, round marks give this a dotted appearance with light relief.