While many may think of gravel, crushed stone is an entirely different variety of construction material. Gravel tends to be less jagged due to the erosion process that is used to make it nature, while crushed stone comes from natural rock deposits. Crushed Stone has a variety of uses in many fields and we offer aggregate delivery.
How Crushed Stone is Made:
Crushed Stone is broken off larger rocks and then ground into various grades, leaving it versatile for a variety of construction projects. The Earth has a large concentration of natural rock deposits, with Limestone, Granite, and Quartzite being common. Crushed Stone is so abundant that it’s practically impossible to exhaust. It’s safe to speculate that one could measure the health of an economy by how much Crushed Stone is in circulation. It is cheap and integral for use in a variety of projects.
Crushed Stone Varieties::
Crushed Stone has multiple uses. There numerous numbered grades to account for this:
Crushed Stone #2 – used as a base material for driveways, walkways, septic and drainage solutions, roadways, dry wells, entrances for construction sites, and storm water systems.
Size: 2 & 1/2”
Crushed Stone #57 – used in driveway gravel, drainage, to mix concrete and asphalt, base to retaining walls, base in driveways, applied to irrigation and on gravel roads Fine dust.
Crushed Stone #CR-6 – crusher run for driveways and construction uses, parking lots, roads, highways, paver installation, backfill, walkways
Crushed Stone #8 – A component of asphalt and concrete mixtures, sheds, patio, landscape stone, driveways, walkways, pathways
We also have many other varieties available. There are hundreds of Crushed Stone grade sizes. For example, stone dust, #7 stone, and more is a widely used grade from filler to driveways, and as mixing dust.
Crushed Stone is a marvel of modern construction. It’s abundant, versatile, prevalent, and cheap.