New Balmoral

New Balmoral has a strong red colour. This beautiful, durable granite breathes an atmosphere of dignity and luxury. Small-grained New Balmoral is ideal for small and medium-scale projects as well as for monuments.


Water absorption (%) mean value 0,14
Standard deviation (%) 0
Apparent Density (kg/m3) mean value 2630
density from … To …(kg/m3) 2630 to 2630
Standard deviation(kg/m3) 0
Open porosity (%) mean value 0,44
standard deviation (%) 0,01
Flexural strength (MPa) mean value 15,4
Standard deviation(MPa) 0,5
Min exp value(MPa) 14,4
Flexural strength after frost (MPa) mean value 15,3
Change in mean flexural strength after 48 cycles (%) 0,6
Standard deviation(MPa) 0,3
Min exp value(MPa) 14,8
Compression strength (MPa) mean value 216
Standard deviation(MPa) 20,5
Min exp value(MPa) 170
Compression strength after frost (MPa) mean value 227
Standard deviation(MPa) 31,6
Min exp value(MPa) 164
Water absorption by Capillarity C (g/m2s0,5) mean value 0,666
Standard deviation(g/m2s0,5) 0,081
Skid resistance – dry polished mean value 46,1
Skid resistance – wet polished mean value 11,2
Skid resistance – dry honed mean value 52,1
Skid resistance – wet honed mean value 39,1
Abrasion resistance (mm) mean value 17
Resistance at the anchoring system
Mean breaking Load(N) 2900
Min exp value (N) 2363
Standard deviation (N) 300
d1(mm) 10,3
bA(mm) 43,3
Resistance to Thermal shock NPD
visual changes
max Mass change (%)
max res. Freq. change (%)
Water absorption by Capillarity C (g/m2s0,5) no directions
parallel mean value
Standard deviation
Water vapour resistance factor μ dry 10000
Water vapour resistance factor μ wet 10000


  • Extensive building projects
  • External use
  • Internal use