clifton slate

specifications

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Clifton Slate is frequently used for interior applications. Because of its deep black color and medium texture architects repeatedly specify this natural slate for interior slate flooring, stair treads, fireplace surrounds and slate wall cladding. Clifton Slate is available in natural cleft and honed finishes.

stone type

slate

color

Deep, relatively uniform black. Natural markings occur.

properties

Medium texture natural cleft, durable and dense. Slip-, stain-, and heat-resistant. No detrimental effects on the environment.

suitability

interior

maintenance

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

samples

upon request

ASTM results

upon request

finishes

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Natural Cleft Finish
Natural Cleft Finish
Honed Finish
Honed Finish

Finishes Descriptions

Natural Cleft - a textured, natural finish, both visually and to the touch. Achieved by splitting the stone along its cleave with a hammer and chisel.

Honed - an extremely smooth, eggshell finish. Achieved with the use of fine diamonds.