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Understanding material material should be clean stone natural
- Jan 23, 2017 -

Found in the sales, stone cleaning is slightly unfamiliar to many people, in fact, as long as the understanding of material, material making, then nothing.
Natural stone according to their constituents in General can be divided into two broad categories: silicate stone and lime stone class. Understanding the differences is the key to select cleaning products.
Silicate stone is mainly composed of silica or quartz-like particles. This stone is durable and easy to clean, weak acid with a mild detergent. Class silicate stone including granite, Slate, sandstone, quartzite, russet sand and stone.
The main ingredient is calcium carbonate of lime stone. This stone is very sensitive to acidic cleaning product, and silicate stone replaced more often than cleaning supplies. Calcareous stone including marble, limestone and Onyx. For silicate stone cleaning supplies are not necessarily suitable for lime stone.
Difference between silicate stone and lime stone class, a simple acid sensitivity testing can help you differentiate. You will need just a few drops of vinegar and an eyedropper. Because this test might be permanent corrosion of stone, so the test should be selected from the interface of the stone plate a few inches.
At stone surface away from the edge one-fourth and drop a few drops of vinegar. If it is stone gray stone, it will corrode. If corrosion had little or no corrosion, that this stone is stone the silicate class.