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Dipartimento di Fisica e Scienze della Terra

 

Applied Petrography Laboratory 

 

  

 

Scientific manager: Teresa Trua

Technical manager: Andrea Comelli - Luca Barchi (phone: +39 0521 905337)

 

The laboratory provides the following UNI EN Natural stone test methods (see pricelist here):

Petrographic examination(UNI EN 12407) 

Determination of real density and apparent density, and of total and open porosity (UNI EN 1936)

Determination of water absorption coefficient by capillarity(UNI EN 1925)

Determination of water absorption at atmospheric pressure(UNI EN 13755)

Determination of rupture energy(UNI EN 14158)

Determination of frost resistance(UNI EN 12371)

Determination of resistance to ageing by SO2 action in the presence of humidity (UNI EN 13919)

Natural stone test methods - Determination of resistance to salt crystallisation (EN 12370)

Natural stone test methods - Determination of the abrasion resistance (EN 14157)