Scogli di mare limestone-Suppliers-installers-long island NY. USA

By Giuseppe Abbrancati
Scogli di mare lime stone is very hard and durable and it can be finished in honed ,flamed, tumbled ,washed, bush hammered ,spilt face, sand blasted and polished .it can be manufactured for all types of construction materials from residential and commercial floors ,wall veneers, garden ornaments, flower pots , benches, earns, fountains ,sinks, balusters ,pier caps, diving rocks, tables ,counter tops ,bar tops etc…The scogli di mare limestone is an exclusive and copyrighted natural stone product imported and distributed by Gappsi for long island, New York and the USA.
Gappsi is a provider designer and builder of swimming pools, coping, patios, driveways, paving stones, landscaping, carpentry, natural stones, travertine, limestone, granite, pavers and wall veneers. To learn more about Gappsi products and services please visit our show room at 1015 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown Long Island, e-mails us at or visits our website at We services Nassau and Suffolk county Long Island NY
Physical and Mechanical Properties
Hardness Mohs 4-4.5
Unit Volume Weight gr/cm3 2.6560.003
Specific Weight g/cm3 2.6990.007
Water Abs. at Atmosferic Pressure
by volume% 0.9370.107
by weight% 0.3530.041
Water Abs. at Boiling Water
by volume % 1.2200.061
by weight % 0.4580.023
Water Abs. After Freezing
by volume % 1.4810.152
by weigh % 0.5580.058
Effective Porosity % 0.9370.107
Real Porosity % 1.59
Ratio of Fullness % 98.41
P-Wave Velocity (Vp) m/s 502820.5
Saturation Coefficient — 0.77
Compressive Strength kg/cm2 1453.43
Compressive Strength
After Freezing kg/cm2 1390.61
Comp. Strength Decreasing
After Freezing % 4.34
After Freezing
Weight Decreasing % 0.0360.014
Unit Volume Weight Changing ( – ) % 0.038
Bending Strength kg/cm2 170.5216.7
Strength to Blow 9.75
Abrasion Strength (Bohme) cm3/50cm2 15.810.28
Tensile Strength (Brazilian Test) kg/cm2 77.958.28
Schmidt Hammer Hardness (L-Type) — 51.472.47
Point Load Strength Index (Is(50)) kg/cm2 66.124.73

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