Country of Origin:  Brazil

Water Absorption (at atmospheric pressure):  0.42%

Compressive Strength (dry conditions):  63 MPa

Compressive Strength (wet conditions):  40 MPa

Flexural Strength (dry conditions):  2.1 MPa

Abrasion Resistance:  21.60 MM

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