Technical Specifications

Material Specification

Ardosia Slate is proud of the products they provide. Selecting slate of the highest quality and from the same source gives us confidence in the consistency of the material.

Professional clients can be assured that the material will match the published technical specifications, whilst samples can be provided for any additional testing required.


Name File
Wide Wheel Abrasion Resistance of Dimension Stone - BS EN 1341-2000 Download
3-Point Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone - BS EN 12372-1999 Download
Petrographic Examination of Natural Stone - BS EN 12407-2000 Download
Determination of Slip Resistance of Flooring Stone Test Certificate Download
Water Absorption at Atmospheric Pressure - BS EN 13755-2002 Download




Full instructions for the installation of Slate flooring and wall cladding are readily available on many web sites; however, if you have any difficulty or need further explanation please do not hesitate to contact us.

In addition to providing you with the finest Brazilian Slate products, we will recommend and supply fixing and finishing materials for the application you require, please go to our ancillary items page for a full listing and description of the items we have available.

However, if you wish, we will introduce skilled tradesmen who will undertake commission's to your specification, please see our links page.


Virtually maintenance free, Ardosia Slate products may require occasional treatment to ensure that the finish remains at its most attractive. Whilst made from the same material different Brazilian slate products may need specific treatments for the environment in which they are installed and the effect required.

Please seek advice from one of our craftsmen on the best maintenance policy for you, contact us.

Products that can be used for maintaining the appearance of your Brazilian Slate are listed and described on our ancillary items page.