Cast Basalt Tiles and Shapes

Cast Basalt tiles are naturally occurring basalt rock wear resistant material. Offering superb abrasion resistance this mineral is quarried, melted, cast and annealed to form a fine crystalised glass ceramic of extreme hardness that resists erosion. Cast Basalt is supplied in pipe and tile form and provides an excellent hardwearing surface for corrosive wear and abrasion protection of equipment.

The tiles manufactured in such manner has excellent properties and, consequently, is widely used in various industries where successfully withstands mechanical or chemical attacks. Also, plates made from basalt are in demand in the places where an original aesthetics is required, where it is necessary to stand out of the pack and to make an unusual view for the interior. Cast basalt tiles are manufactured with smooth and skid resistant surfaces, in the form of mounting bases (L-sites) and slabs of the specific shape.

Cast basalt tiles Features:

  • Wear Protection Applications up to approximately 400°C
  • Increases coefficient of friction as it wears creating favourable flow conditions
  • Available in straight pipe, bends and shapes
  • Mohs ceramic hardness of 8, diamond has a value of 10.

Cast basalt benefits:

  • Extended service life of equipment used in abrasive and corrosive applications such as mining
  • Improved service life at cost effective pricing.

Cast basalt applications:

Equipment used for mining and industry which includes hydraulic and pneumatic piping systems for wet and dry material transfer such as fly ash, ash sluice pits, pulverised coal, coal slurry and many other abrasive transport uses.

Cast basalt tiles Specifications

Specific gravity3.0 – 3.05
Pressure strength ( Mpa )554 - 661
Break strength62.0 – 76.9
Impact strength ( KJ/m^2 )1.56 – 1.66
Wear strength ( g/cm^2 )0.07 – 0.09
Webster hardness ( kg/mm^2 )720 – 860
Mohs hardness8
Elastic modulus ( ambient )1.7 x 10^5
Coefficient of expansion (ambient)8.92 x 10^6
Water absorption<0.1%
Softening point1197°C
The color range of basaltic plates is defined by character of a natural material and cannot be impregnated or painted. Originality of a basaltic plate is created by the individual exterior of each plate.

Over the last ten years our mining supplies business has been primarily focused on Wear Protection. We manufacture and supply through distribution, Cast Basalt Tiles, Basalt Lined Pipes and Wear Resistant Basalt Lining supplies providing industrial and mining equipment protection from abrasion and corrosion. Combine this with sourcing and related wear protection services for the mining industry and you’re sure to experience complete customer satisfaction!