Some Common Tests on Building Stones
Determine the suitability of a stone for a particular structure, some tests are performed whose results give us a wide knowledge about that stone. Some Common Test on Building Stones are as follows :
The acid test is performed to examine the weathering Strength Test
Compressive strength to determine in this test.
This test is carried out to find out the presence of soluble organic matter in the stone.
This test is carried out to calculate the %age water absorbed by stones.
This Test is conducted to determine the resistance power of stone against the grinding action.
This is carried out known the behavior of stone against frost action.
This is carried out to examine the stones closely with the help of the microscope