Paver Testing Info

UrbanStone Commercial Pavers

DESCRIPTION RESULTS TEST METHOD / STANDARDS
Raw Compressive Strength

Unconfined Compressive Strength
Min 40Mpa


Min 35Mpa
AS/NZS4456.4-2003
Minimum Breaking Load Min 5.0kN* for 60mm thick pavers
Min 4.0kN* for 40mm thick pavers
AS/NZS4456.5-2003
Abrasion Resistance Max Abrasion Index 3.0
(High volume pedestrian malls)
AS/NZS4456.9-2003
Slip Resistance Shotblast - class V
(very low risk of slipping when wet)
Honed 120 grit - class X
(moderate risk of slipping when wet)
Milled or Honed / Shotblast - class W
(low risk of slipping when wet)
AS/NZS4586 1999
Moisture Content and Total Absorption Max 9% AS4456.16-2003
Resistance to Salt Attack Initial signs of particle disintegration after 21 cycles. Excessive after 26 cycles AS4456.10-2003
Freeze Thaw No signs of damage after 5 cycles. AS4046.6-1992
Water/Cement Ratio Max 0.5

* Depending on unit size and thickness - steel reinforcement may be required to acheive this value

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UrbanStone Residential Pavers

DESCRIPTION RESULTS TEST METHOD / STANDARDS
Raw Compressive Strength

Unconfined Compressive Strength
Min 35Mpa


Min 20Mpa
AS/NZS4456.4-2003
Minimum Breaking Load Min 4.0kN AS/NZS4456.5-2003
Abrasion Resistance Max Abrasion Loss 5.0cm3 AS/NZS4456.9 2003
Slip Resistance Reef, Quarry, Sawcut - class W
(low risk of slipping when wet)
Shotblast - class V
(very low risk of slipping when wet)
Honed 120 Grit - Class X
(moderate risk of slipping when wet)
Milled or Honed / Shotblast - class W
(low risk of slipping when wet)
AS/NZS4586 1999
Moisture Content & Total Absorption Max 12% AS4456.16-2003
Resistance to Salt Attack Initial signs of particle disintegration after 18 cycles.
Excessive after 26 cycles
AS4456.10-2003
Freeze Thaw No signs of damage after 5 cycles. AS4046.6-1992
Water/Cement Ratio Max 0.6

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