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Aggregates

Torpedo Sand - is classified as a fine aggregate with the largest particle size less then 3/8". Yellowish, beige in color, it is washed and screened. Meets ASTM C 33 sand for concrete. USES: principally used in production of ready mixed concrete, dairy barn bedding, backfill, pipe bedding, septic mound systems or beach sand. Mason Sand - is classified as a fine aggregate meeting ASTM C 144 for masonry mortar. It is washed and double screened to be a finer sand and is lighter in color then torpedo sand. USES: mortar mix for masons, bunker sand for golf courses, beach sand, volleyball courts, under vinyl swimming pool liners. Concrete Gravel - is a pre-mix of torpedo sand and #6 stone. With the addition of cement, these are the principal materials used for producing ready mixed concrete. It is designed for smaller projects where the delivery of ready mixed concrete is not practical and the user can mix their own small batches of concrete. USES: farm barn yard patching, small footing projects, fence post anchoring. Pea Gravel - is classified as a coarse aggregate meeting ASTM C 33 Size No. 8. It is light in color, a blend of beige, tan, white, gray and small amounts of black and red stones. It is crushed, washed and screened to a size less then 3/8" with no fines. USES: backfill along foundation walls, concrete sub grade (requires no compactive effort), pipe bedding, dog runs, underneath golf course greens and in ready mixed concrete for exposed aggregate concrete or thin coat overlays. #6 Stone - is classified as a coarse aggregate meeting ASTM C 33, Size No. 67. It is light in color, a blend of beige, tan, white, gray and small amounts of black and red stones. It is crushed, washed and screened to a size less then 3/4" with no fines. USES: principal stone in ready mixed concrete, drain tile bedding, backfill for foundation walls or slabs and sometimes use in landscaping or in septic system construction. #8 Stone - is classified as a coarse aggregate meeting ASTM C 33, Size No. 4. It is identical in color to #6 stone but is crushed, washed and screened to a size less then 1 1/2".

USES: septic system drain fields, drain tile cover, landscaping decorative stone and sometimes in ready mixed concrete. Structural fill/Bedding Sand - meets WIDOT Section 209 and 210, granular backfill, Grade 2 and culvert pipe bedding. It is screened, coarse and unwashed and is very compactable. USES: foundation backfill or under slabs, under brick pavers, etc. Fill Dirt/Sand/Gravel - this is basically the raw material before any crushing or screening. Sometimes called pit run or bank run, can be blended in any combination and is generally the most economically priced product used for filling or raising a grade elevation. USES: significant elevation increases measured in feet not inches, backfill, road beds, building pads. Boulders - multi-colored, screened from 8" to 18" in size, sometimes called field stone. USES: primarily used in landscaping for retaining walls, rip rap, borders, etc. Limestone Base Rock - 3" crushed and screened limestone with a minimal amount of binder fines. It can be white, gray, yellow or have a reddish tint. USES: sub-base support under roads, driveways, foundations or any area that requires stabilization, also used in erosion control for spillways. Road Gravel - meets WIDOT Grade 1 and Grade 2. It is 3/4" and less crushed, fractured stones with binder fines. USES: gravel road top coat, gravel shoulders, backfill, slab sub grade, gravel driveways. Crushed Recycled Mix - recycled concrete is an excellent alternative to road gravel, the concrete is crushed to 3/4" size. This product meets WIDOT Grade 2 road gravel. Recycled concrete has less tendency to erosion. USES: wherever road gravel can be used, is very compactable with water sometimes added before compaction. Yellow Limestone Traffic Bond or White Limestone Traffic Bond - sometimes referred to as Grade 9, 3/4" minus to 5/8" minus crushed stone with binder fines. Colors range from light tan to yellow. It is less erodible than road gravel. If color is a concern, white is more expensive then yellow. USES: It is best used in residential driveways where paving will not take place.

Salt & Sand Ice Control - a blend of coarse salt and torpedo sand used for ice control in winter. Screened Topsoil - topsoil, rich with nutrients, screened to reduce particle size and rocks making it easy to work with for final dressing of landscape areas that will be seeded or sodded. Regular Topsoil - same topsoil as above, only without the benefits of screening, can be lumpy. USES: mostly where finished grade is not an issue and equipment can be used to level or grade