Services we provide
Floor Finish Evaluation Services
Stone Initiatives is the only NATA accredited laboratory in Australia that specialises in dimension stone. Our testing regimes and wide experience in floor finish evaluatuion enable us to provide customised solutions that match the right stone with the unique requirements of your project. We aim to provide flooring that is strong, durable, stain and slip resistant and perfect for your project. We'll help you create a flawless finish.
Floor Finish Evaluation Services:
Basic physical properties
Fit for purpose testing
Stain resistance & sealer selection
Slip resistance and accelerated wear
Dimension Stone Testing - Evaluation & Analysis
Testing and Evaluation of Dimension Stone
Make the most of you dimension stone resource. Stone Initiatives is the only NATA accredited laboratory in Australia that is dedicated to the testing and evaluation of dimension stone.
Bulk Specific Gravity
Project Services for the New Construction - supplying a quality product
An effective testing program will minimise the problems that can be involved with the use of dimension stone.
Stone Initiatives can design a comprehensive testing program to ensure total quality control of material used during a project
Conservation of Historic Buildings
Stone Initiatives can assist you in developing the knowledge necessary to produce an informed conservation plan.
Dimension Stone Identification & Evaluation
Historic & Modern Mortar Analysis
Slip Resistance - NATA Accredited Testing
A positive first step in reducing your risk is determining the slip resistance of you pedestrian surfaces. Stone Initiatives has wide experience in slip resistance, both in product testing and litigation.
Materials Failure Investigation - Stone & Related Products
Professional Witness Services
Stone Initiatives can provide objective and independent Expert Witness services related to the selection, installation and use of stone products and related infrastructure.
As Stone Initiatives is a NATA Accredited Laboratory, our testing is backed up an externally audited quality assurance system that provides added confidence in court.
Stone Initiatives has provided expert reports for litigation related to:
Building façade failures
Commercial and residential stone installation failures
Disputes related to the quality of supplied stone products