Sandstone is a sedimentary rock group, which is mostly made up of tiny grains of quartz.
Physical Properties of Sandstone
Water Absorption: The capacity of water absorption is not more than 1.0%
Uses of Sandstone
Manufacturing of plate glass, fine table glassware, and common glassware.
Crushed in concrete and asphalt to fill in dike and jetty construction.
Rough and weathered sandstone is used as fireplaces, walls, and walkways.
As decorative stones.
As bookends, clocks, paperweights, coaster, etc.
As flooring or paving material.
Load bearing masonry
Sandstone slabs and sandstone tiles are used in cladding.
In chemical industries as flooring, wall fixing and lining due to its acid and alkali resistant properties.
It is ideal for carving and architectural uses as pillars, arches, garden furniture, fountains, landscaping products and stone arts & crafts.
Sandstone blocks are used as foundations and stonewalls.