Quality & reclamation

General Quality Levels

The quality classification is an indication of what kind of defects can be expected. Reclamation will not be accepted on 2nd. and 3rd. choice blocks. This classification is used on all our materials except Lundhs Royal Blue.

Color

It is important to be avare of the difference between colour and quality classifications used on Lundhs Blue, Emerald and Royal Blue:

LUNDHS BLUE
HQ:Dark background and blue crystals, the blue pearl with best colour.
Classic: Slightly lighter background and less blue appearance.

LUNDHS EMERALD
HQ: The darkest black background, and lustrous blue crystals.
Standard: Slightly lighter in the background colour.
Commercial: Slightly lighter in the background colour, less blue crystals and less black.

LUNDHS ROYAL 
HQ: Bright blue crystals and uniform colour.
Classic: Slightly lighter in the background colour, lighter blue crystals.

CLASSIFICATION FOR LUNDHS ANTIQUE

HQ

  • Some black veins
  • Not too much red/brownish thin veins
  • Black spots spread / not concentrated
  • Crystals spread / not too much concentrated
  • Possibly small cracks in the corner

 

2nd. Choice

  • In general as described above. However to a certain extent more of the problems mentioned above.
  • Green veins

 

3rd. Choice

  • In general as described as 2nd. choice, with more of the problems typical for 2nd. choice.

 

Size, Quality, Colour

Lundhs natural stone is categorized by material, quality, colour and block size. The price of each block is determined by all these factors combined.

Category 1: Blocks with length up to 179 cm x free height.
Category 2: Blocks with length between 180-239 cm x free height.
Category 3: Blocks with length from 240 cm x height below 120 cm.
Category 4: Blocks with length between 240-269 cm x height from 120 cm.
Category 5: Blocks with length from 270 cm and height from 120 cm.

Reclamation

Lundhs is a pure quarry operator, and the focus is on quarrying in the most modern, efficient and environmental friendly way as possible. We do our utmost to make a careful inspection of each and every block, but sometimes it can happen that due to poor weather condition, difficult sunlight or snow and ice, some blocks passes the quality control without the defect being discovered.In case of this situation, the following conditions applies:

  • In the event the customer has complaints on received material, any reclamation must include photos of the block in question together with a claim report
  • The block must be kept available for inspection, until the reclamation is settled.
  • The customer must execute any complaints as soon as possible after he has discovered the defect.
  • Complaints on block older than 2 years from the date of invoice will not be accepted.
  • Compensation will only be given from the FOB value according to the invoice.
  • The seller has no responsibility for consequential damages.
  • Reclamation will not be accepted on 2nd and 3rd choice blocks.
Lundhs Granite Quality 1st. Choice
1st. Choice:
Blocks without any defect.
Lundhs Granite Quality 2nd. Choice
2nd.Choice Extra Fine:       A small defect in the cutting direction or across a corner. The drawing of the block is an illustration of a possible defect for this quality.
Lundhs Granite quality:  2nd. Choice Selected
2nd. Choice Selected: Somewhat open structure, a minor defect across a corner or a defect on one side of the block. The drawing of the block is an illustration of a possible defect for this quality.
Lundhs granite quality, 2nd. Choice
2nd. Choice: One defect going more across the cutting direction. The drawing of the block is an illustration of a possible defect quality. 





Lundhs Granite Quality: 3rd. Choice
3rd. Choice: Two defects going more across the cutting direction. The drawing of the block is an illustration of a possible defect for this quality.