High quality natural sandstone for architectural masonry, cladding and paving
API Beige is a select sandstone which is the sandstone of preference for many architects, contractors and masonry companies throughout the UK.
API Beige has been supplied on many large residential and commercial properties throughout the UK, including prestigious projects such as:
The Premier Inn hotel in Harrogate.
• The ‘New Coach House’ in Sandal, Wakefield. Winner of a NHBC award.
• 29 house development in Moortown, Leeds.
• Gore Lane Farm, Alderley Edge, Cheshire.
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API Beige Sandstone Gallery
The stone is extracted in Quintanar de la Sierra in Northern Spain from the same quarry as the more colourful API Vein, and has a long and distinct heritage within Spain. API Beige is the most popular sandstone that API Stone Ltd have within their range.
The striking colouration of API Beige sandstone features a buff/beige base with light reddish veins, which add depth and interest to both traditional and contemporary
API Beige is specified throughout the UK on a regular basis, as it is a suitable match for many Yorkshire and Derbyshire buff/beige sandstones that are also on the market.
The material is suitable for all ashlar, cladding, architectural and landscape applications in various finishes from honed to bush hammered.
Stock is held in Huddersfield in section sizes 100mm x 100mm, 100mm x 140mm,
150mm x 140mm, 100mm x 215mm in various lengths and 50mm paving in 600mm gauge.
Extensive reserves are readily available and with blocks up to 3500mm long, large pieces are easily cut in one piece.
Geographical Type: Sandstone Subarcose
Main Colour: Cream based and Ochre colour
Colour Variations: Reddish veins
Texture: Fine Grain
Availability: Contract up to 100,000 m2
Average Block Size: 2500L x 1500W x 1500H (mm)
|BS EN 1936 – Density|
|BS EN 1936 – Porosity|
|BS EN 13755 – Water Absorption|
|BS EN 1926 – Compressive Strength|
|BS EN 12372 – Flexural Strength|
|BS EN 13364 – Breaking Load at Dowel (40mm thick stone)|
|BS EN 1341 – Slip Resistance Dry|
|BS EN 13161 – Freeze / Thaw after 48 Cycles|