Caesarstone Technical Information and Data

Technical Data

Caesarstone® technical information is available to assist in the specification process such as MSDS material safety data sheets and test results in PDF format as downloads from the Professionals Zone which is open to all. Please click here to login or create a free account.

If you require further technical information please Contact Us to obtain project specific information.

The nominal dimensions of Caesarstone’s quartz slabs are 3,050 mm x 1,440 mm enabling greater design flexibility and maximum utilization of the product.

 

Slab Size and Weights

Thickness Slab Weight Slab Weight/m2
20 mm 198 - 206 kg 45 - 47 kg/m2
13 mm 126 - 134 kg 28 - 31 kg/m2
20 mm Grande 247 - 258 kg 45 - 47 kg/m2

In tests of flexural strength, compressive strength, impact strength, water absorption, and freezing compressive strength, Caesarstone® came out the clear winner against natural stone.

 

Performance Comparison

  Flexural Strength Impact Test Water Absorption by Weight Compressive Strength Freezing Compress Strength
  Flexural Strength (kg.cm2) Impact Test  (cm) Water Absorption by weight (%) Compressive Strength (kg/cms2) Freezing Compress Strength (after 25 cycles)
Caesarstone 515 315 0.02 2200 2082
Marble (Botticino) 60 29 0.55 2161 2082
Granite (Rose Fiorito) 134 61 0.33 1921 1906
DIN Standard 52112 2234 52103 52105 52104
 

Head-to-Head Comparison

Caesarstone® vs. Marble 8:5:1 4:6:1 27:5:1 1:1 1:1
Caesarstone® vs. Granite 3:8:1 2:2:1 16:5:1 1:1:1 1:1:1

Fabricating & Installing a Caesarstone Benchtop

The fabrication and installation process of Caesarstone surfaces is carried out by independant stonemasons. Please keep in mind that the exact procedures used will vary between stonemasons.