Door and Porch Surrounds
Cast Stone Door and Porch Surrounds are available in standard and bespoke designs.
In accordance with the updated UKCSA
recommendations, all Forticrete Cast Stone is now manufactured with
a design compressive strength potential in excess of 35 MPa, (35
N/mm²) when reaching concrete maturity.
Typical Material Density = 2100Kg/m³
Thermal Conductivity 'K' :
Exposed: 1.56 W/mK Protected: 1.46 W/mK
Water Absorption: ( Typical ):
Less than 0.04%
Mortar used for the installation of Cast Stone
Dressings should not be stronger than Designation III
Any units over 600mm in length contain one or
more steel bars.These are included to comply with Health and Safety
Regulations,relating to the handling of the product by site
Fixings for Support, Restraintand Handling: (
Some Forticrete Cast Stone Dressings will
incorporate 100mm stainless steel dovetail slots to restrain
lateral movement in vertical units i.e. window jambs, door jambs
etc. M16 sockets may also be used for handling purposes in the
Should you require a special colour this may be provided at an
To order standard colour samples please complete our online sample request form
Cast Stone Dressings Brochure
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Masonry Design Guide
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Our FastrackCAD Database provides accurate layered sectional elevations of our Cast Stone Products in our Door Surrounds range.
If you are an architect or specifier, our CAD drawings will assist you with the creation or modification of project documentation, by increasing accuracy and reducing drafting time. Explore our full range of cast stone details as CAD downloads.
All our CAD drawings are available to download in PDF and DWG format. If you require technical support please call the FastrackCAD helpline on 020 8668 4646 or email email@example.com