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Material Sheet
Paving

Cobblestone Paving

What is it used for

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Residential Landscaping

Used for garden paths, patios, and driveways, providing a historic and charming surface.


Public Spaces

Ideal for pedestrian streets, plazas, and park pathways, combining durability with aesthetic appeal.


Commercial Properties

Employed in the landscaping of hotels, historic sites, and commercial complexes to create attractive and functional outdoor areas.

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Dimensions

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Length: 100 mm to 200 mm


Width: 100 mm to 200 mm


Height: 50 mm to 100 mm


Weight: 2 kg to 5 kg per stone, depending on the material and size

What it’s Made From

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Granite

Valued for its extreme durability and variety of colors, granite cobblestones are highly resistant to wear and weathering.


Basalt

Known for its strength and dark color, basalt provides a robust and visually striking option.


Sandstone

Offers a softer texture with earthy colors, suitable for lighter traffic areas.

Variations

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Granite Cobblestone

Description: Extremely hard and available in various colors, offering durability and visual appeal.

Applications: Ideal for driveways, high-traffic areas, and commercial projects.


Basalt Cobblestone

Description: Known for its strength and dark, sleek appearance.

Applications: Suitable for streets, plazas, and areas requiring robust paving.


Sandstone Cobblestone

Description: Earthy tones and softer texture, perfect for less demanding areas.

Applications: Great for garden paths, patios, and decorative uses.

Installation

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Tools Required

Trowel | Spirit level | Rubber mallet | Measuring tape | Jointing compound | Mortar mix


Materials Required

Cobblestone pavers | Sand | Cement | Gravel | Water


Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Preparation:Clear and excavate the area to a depth of around 200-300 mm.
    Lay a geotextile membrane to prevent weed growth and improve stability.

  2. Base Layer:Add a sub-base of compacted gravel (100-150 mm thick) to provide a stable foundation.
    Compact the gravel using a plate compactor to ensure a solid base.

  3. Sand Layer:Spread a layer of sharp sand (around 40 mm thick) over the compacted gravel.
    Level the sand layer using a screed board.

  4. Lay Cobblestones:Mix mortar following the manufacturer’s instructions.
    Apply a 20-30 mm thick mortar bed over the sand layer.
    Start laying the cobblestones on the mortar, maintaining consistent gaps for jointing.
    Use a rubber mallet to gently tap the cobblestones into place and ensure they are level.

  5. Jointing:Fill the gaps between the cobblestones with mortar or a suitable jointing compound.
    Use a trowel to smooth the joints and remove excess mortar.
    Allow the jointing material to set as per the manufacturer’s instructions.

  6. Finishing:Sweep the surface to remove any loose debris.
    Spray water over the cobblestones to clean off any remaining mortar.

Alternative Options:

Dry Laying: For areas with light foot traffic, cobblestones can be dry-laid on a sand or gravel base without mortar.

Concrete Base: For extra durability, especially in driveways, lay cobblestones on a concrete base.

Technical Specification

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Compressive Strength: 80 - 250 MPa, depending on the type of stone


Slip Resistance: High, especially when wet, due to the textured surface


Weather Resistance: Excellent resistance to freeze-thaw cycles and UV exposure


Density: 2600 - 3000 kg/m³, depending on the type of stone

Certification

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BREEAM: Certification for sustainable building products.


ISO 9001: Quality management standards certification.


ISO 14001: Environmental management standards certification.

Purchasing Quantities

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Single Units

Ideal for small projects, repairs, or when only a few cobblestones are needed.


Pallets

Typically sold in bulk, with each pallet containing multiple cobblestones. This option is suitable for medium to large construction projects.


Bundles

Smaller quantities than pallets, often sold in bundles of 10, 20, or 50 cobblestones, suitable for minor projects or additions.

Environmental Impact

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Sustainability Considerations

Cobblestones are incredibly durable and can last for centuries, reducing the need for replacements.


Eco-friendly Alternatives

Reclaimed cobblestones offer a sustainable option by repurposing old materials.


Energy Efficiency

The quarrying and transportation of natural stone are energy-intensive, but the long lifespan of cobblestones offsets this impact.

Suppliers

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