dimension stone


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dimension stone

[də′men·chən ‚stōn]
(materials)
Large, sound, relatively flawless blocks of stone used as building stone, monumental stone, paving stone, curbing, and flagging.

dimension stone

Stone that is selected, trimmed, or cut to desired shapes and/or sizes for such uses as building stone, markers, paving blocks, flagging, or curbing.
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Dimension stone is natural stone that has been fabricated to specific sizes or shapes for use in buildings, monuments, and industrial applications.
CRISIL believes that Southern Rocks will maintain its comfortable credit risk profile over the medium-term on the back of its established presence in the dimension stone industry and steady cash accruals.
Dimension stone is a natural rock that satisfied given quantitative requirements and is hence quarried and processed into definite shape and sizes (Luodes et al, 2000).
Slate is used for dimension stone or crushed for landscaping, walkways or indoor tiles as a light-weight aggregate.
It's the biggest buyer of dimension stone in the world, having just passed Italy for that title," Swenson said of the Chinese market.
The predominant dimension stone both outside and inside the building is Manitoba Tyndall Stone.
Besides textiles, the zone also produces industrial tools, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, marble and dimension stone.
World Production of dimension stone comprising of marble, granite, slate, limestone and sandstone is about 70 million tons.
ABSTRACT: Rocks, as dimension stone and for construction, have been used in Costa Rica at least since the last 4000 years.
Over this time, the flexibility in application and speed of construction afforded by concrete has resulted in it largely supplanting dimension stone as the primary construction material in pavements, homes and high-rise office buildings.
The Reefeater is a development of technology used in the dimension stone industry: high-speed wire ropes studded with diamond cutters are used as saws.