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Moleanos Vidraco

DESCRIPTION

The Moleanos Vidraco is a light beige limestone, with fine grain and presenting several brownish fine spots as well as occasional lines. It also presents some signs of fossils. This type of Moleanos has a very hard structure and considerable hardness, being mostly used on exterior applications such as street paving and flooring.

The Moleanos Vidraco is the lesser known type of Moleanos, with a small representation in terms of extraction. It is extracted in the same quarries as the other types of Moleanos, but with a marginal extraction. Regardless, this is a very interesting limestone due to its low porosity and considerable hardness.

TECHNICAL DATA

Compression strength: 950 Kg/cm2; Bending strength: 105 Kg/cm2; Porosity: 4.4%; Density: 2570 kg/m3; Water absorption: 1.7%

RECOMMENDED APPLICATIONS

The Moleanos Vidraco is an ideal limestone for exterior applications. With a above the average hardness for limestone, the Moleanos Vidraco is a first choice for street paving application, diverse exterior flooring uses, coverings and wall, as the well known Portuguese traditional flooring that is seen all over Portugal historical cities.

Moleanos Vidraco

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Moleanosportal is an online portal that works on the promotion and supply of Moleanos limestone from Portugal. It presents the entire range of Moleanos limestone available as well as some close alternatives. Moleanosportal is the online reference for information about this unique limestone.

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