Lyons Sandstone works exclusively with architects, engineers, landscape designers and other building professionals to provide custom stone products and individual support for your projects. Our Colorado Red Sandstone can be used structurally and aesthetically for walls, pathways, roads, ponds, and other features where both strength and a natural look and feel are required.
Our latest ASTM C 170 tests show that the Compressive Strength for Lyons Sandstone average psi perpendicular to the rift is 32,402 psi. (For comparison, ASTM minimum standards are as follows: Marble 7500 psi, Limestone 1800-8000 psi, Granite 19000 psi, Quartzitic Sandstone 4000 psi.)
You can download our latest ATSM test results for further technical details: 2015 ASTM results (PDF).
Please also take a look at our photo gallery for example projects using our stone. We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.