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Brick Yard Ltd. offers quality stone in a variety of sizes. View the charts below for details.

Physical Properties of Renaissance® Masonry Units and Comparative Dimension Stone Standards

Physical Property Renaissance® Masonry Units
Typical Average Values
Limestone ASTM C568 Quartz-Based ASTM C616
Class I Class II Class III Class I
Compressive Strength
Brick Method CSA A82.2/ASTM C67 MPa (psi)
59 MPa
(8500 psi)
This compressive strength is provided for comparison to brick products. ASTM C67 and CSA A82.2 are specifically for brick products. Compression test results obtained using these methods differ from those using the C170 Dimension Stone method.
Compressive Strength
Dimension Stone Method ASTM C170 MPa (psi)
45.5 MPa
(6600 psi)
minimum
12
(1800)
minimum
28
(4000)
minimum
55
(8000)
minimum
13.8
(2000)
Absorption
ASTM C97
%
8.8%
maximum
12
maximum
7.5
maximum
3

maximum
20

Density
ASTM C97
kg/m3 (lb/ft3)
2070 kg/m3
(129 lb/ft3)
minimum
1760
(110)
minimum
2160
(135)
minimum
2560
(160)
minimum
2160
(135)
Modulus of Rupture
ASTM C99
MPa (psi)
5.3 MPa
(770 psi)
minimum
2.9
(400)
minimum
3.4
(500)
minimum
6.9
(1000)
minimum
2.1
(300)
*Independent test reports available on request

Colors, Textures and Architectural Profiles

Custom colors are available to suit architectural selection in quantities of 1,000 square meters (10,000 square feet) or more. Texture include sandblasted, rocked, press hammered, and dressed. Architectural profiles are available including margins, chamfers, bullnoses, notches, watertables, arch assemblies, curved units, etc.

METRIC STANDARD SIZES
Dimensions RS29 RS19 RS09
Height 290mm 190mm 90mm
Length 590mm 590mm 590mm
Bed 90mm 90mm 90mm
Weight* 32.8kg 21.2kg 10 kg
U.S. STANDARD SIZES
Dimensions RS115 RS758 RS358
Height 11 5/8" 7 5/8" 3 5/8"
Length 23 5/8" 23 5/8" 23 5/8"
Bed 3 5/8" 3 5/8" 3 5/8"
Weight* 76.1 lbs. 51.7 lbs. 24.2 lbs.
*Weight varies according to finish