Quarried Type 1 is a granular subbase material that is produced by crushing a variety of quarried materials. Once crushed the material has a varied particle size usually between 40mm down to dust which gives type 1 its great loading bearing qualities when compacted. These varied particle sizes give Type 1 great drainage properties. Quarried material used to produce type 1 include Limestone, Gritstone, Granite & Sandstone
Also know at MOT type 1 after the Ministry of Transport the material must be produced in accordance with the Department of Transports Specifications for Highway Works, Clause 803.
Using a quarried material usually commands a higher cost than recycled alternatives due to the extra processing time that’s needed, however, the quality of quarried type 1 material is higher due to the fact that there are no unwanted contaminates that can occur in recycled products.
All our materials follow a quality control procedure which mean that only the highest quality type 1 materials are produced and supplied to the industry.
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Due to its excellent load bearing and drainage qualities it is often used in high traffic construction projects including:
We have quarried type 1 available at the following locations: