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Use Crusher Run Under Concrete

Use crusher run under concrete crusher run stone is crushed limestone used to create a base under landscape pavers the texture of the crusher run stone allows for excellent compaction which in turn creates a solid steady base that will support pavers exposed to constant traffic this dry method of laying pavers is straightforward and less

  • Crushed Concrete On Driveway Yahoo Answers

    Crushed Concrete On Driveway Yahoo Answers

    Mar 18 2011 Every spring I run into the problem of a dirt driveway that turns to mud The mud can get as deep as 2 3 feet deep Luckily I have a 4 wheat drive truck But not everyone does I have been told that putting crushed concrete is a good and cheap way to take care of this situation My driveway is about 400 feet long Is there anything I could use with the crushed concrete

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  • Crushed Concrete & Concrete Aggregate 101

    Crushed Concrete & Concrete Aggregate 101

    Jul 29 2019 The concrete can be crushed down to specific sizes cleaned so that unwanted debris is removed from the mixture and reused as a solution to a number of construction and landscaping problems How can I use Crushed Concrete Walkways Pathways Crushed Concrete can be reused to create beautiful walkways in your home or business landscaping

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  • Stone Dust Doesn't Belong Under Pavers Here’s Why

    Stone Dust Doesn't Belong Under Pavers Here’s Why

    Stone dust sometimes called rock dust is a byproduct of crusher run that’s provided the bedding layer for many a paver project over the years While it can work in some construction applications there’s a growing recognition that sand – washed concrete sand in particular – has proven far stable and exhibits properties that make

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  • Crushed Asphalt Vs Crushed Concrete

    Crushed Asphalt Vs Crushed Concrete

    Aug 22 2020 Crushed Asphalt vs Crushed Concrete Making with Asphalt vs concrete magnificent roads there is one problem with them it will be melt in the extremely hottest temperature of 40 to 50 degree That’s why it’s so often and some causes avoid with them and prefer to concrete as well Crushed Asphalt vs crushed concrete affordable

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  • Crushed Stone Under A Spread Footing

    Crushed Stone Under A Spread Footing

    Dec 17 2009 However a mud mat (blinding concrete) will also do the same thing about 5 to 10 mm of 5 to 10 MPa concrete RE Crushed Stone Under a Spread Footing hokie66 (Structural) 13 Sep 09 23 44

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  • Gravel Under Concrete Slab Is It Absolutely Required

    Gravel Under Concrete Slab Is It Absolutely Required

    I may just use chairs I have some rebar laying around but I dont think its enough At the end of the day it is just much much easier to pour 5 5 thick of concrete but I do think 1 5 2 of gravel under it is a good idea just a much difficult bit of logistics – Storyteller May 2 '17 at 4 45

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  • Concrete Slab Surface Defects: Causes Prevention

    Concrete Slab Surface Defects: Causes Prevention

    Drainable fill (not sand) A “crusher run” material usually graded from 38 mm to 50 mm (1 1 2 in to 2 in ) down to rock dust is suitable Following compaction the surface can be choked off with a fine grade material to separate the vapor barrier from the concrete 5 Avoid overworking the concrete especially with vibrating

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  • 2021 Gravel Prices Crushed Stone Cost (per Ton Yard &

    2021 Gravel Prices Crushed Stone Cost (per Ton Yard &

    Base gravel crusher run slate shale and crushed concrete are the cheapest at $0 50 to $1 50 per square foot while colored and decorative gravel run $3 per square foot Return to Top Gravel Delivery Cost Gravel delivery costs $10 to $25 per ton but may be included free with a 5 ton minimum order up to 5 miles

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  • Why & How To Use Recycled Crushed Concrete

    Why & How To Use Recycled Crushed Concrete

    Nov 07 2019 The first step to recycling old concrete is to use industrial crushing equipment in order to break up the original structure Next the broken up concrete is run through a secondary impactor After being crushed to an even smaller size the crushed concrete is then screened so that dirt and other foreign objects can be removed

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  • Proper Subgrade Prep Concrete Construction Magazine

    Proper Subgrade Prep Concrete Construction Magazine

    Sep 20 2007 Contractors often ask how to backfill foundation walls for an area that will end up under concrete flatwork Backfill beneath concrete flat work along foundation walls should be accomplished with a granular material that is uniform in size Some fill materials such as round stones like pea gravel tend to be self compacting

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  • Concrete Vs Crushed Gravel For Fence Posts In Clay Soil

    Concrete Vs Crushed Gravel For Fence Posts In Clay Soil

    Remember if water can get in you need to provide a way for it to get out Crushed gravel being porous allows water movement both ways Concrete can trap water that get in between the post and the concrete and the wood can get compressed over time rendering the post wobbly in the concrete – Jonathan J Oct 27 '17 at 18 55

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  • Can You Use Crusher Run To Mix Concrete Binq Mining

    Can You Use Crusher Run To Mix Concrete Binq Mining

    Apr 22 2013 Paving Brick installation Process – Reboy Supply Inc We recommend you use a stone product called 'Crusher run' Most side walks and patios require 5 8 inch crusher run also referred to as 'Driveway mix' on all sides that do not butt up against hard surfaces such as asphalt concrete detailed

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  • Subgrades & Subbases For Concrete Slabs The Concrete

    Subgrades & Subbases For Concrete Slabs The Concrete

    Jul 31 2018 The weaker the subgrade or the heavier the loads then the thicker the slab needs to be Concrete strength also comes into play but most slab concrete is around 3000 to 4000 psi so it's not a major factor The tensile strength of concrete is typically taken as 10 to 15 of the compressive strength so only about 400 or 500 psi

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  • How Should An Area Be Prepared For Concrete Pouring

    How Should An Area Be Prepared For Concrete Pouring

    You need to dig out to a depth of 250 300 mm then fill with hardcore ( mot or crusher run) to leave100mm for the concrete make sure that this is well compacted and level you will then have to fix shuttering to the size of the base making sure it is level and square allthough not essential for a shed it is advisable to put a waterproof memnrane down to stop damp rising into the concrete

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  • Vapor Barriers Under Concrete Floor Slabs: Friend Or Foe

    Vapor Barriers Under Concrete Floor Slabs: Friend Or Foe

    Use a 15 mil or thicker vapor retarder material particularly if it will be subjected to traffic from ready mixed concrete trucks concrete buggies or laser screeds Cover slabs for 7 days with sheet material rather than using membrane curing compounds in order to minimize drying time and surface preparation costs

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  • How To Prepare The Ground Before Pouring Concrete Slab

    How To Prepare The Ground Before Pouring Concrete Slab

    Concrete is porous so you need to erect a concrete slab where drainage is not an issue Subsurface water can cause the ground the flex creating stress cracks in the cement Properly preparing the subsurface helps to limit the potential for cracks in the finished concrete slab Preparation is the most important aspect of pouring a concrete slab

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  • What Are The Best Sizes Of Crusher Run Gravel For Driveway

    What Are The Best Sizes Of Crusher Run Gravel For Driveway

    Oct 24 2019 Typically there is one or two products crushed by concrete jaw crushers that you would use the first being three quarter inch road base which the particle sizes are 3 4 inch right down to quite a fine sand or powder and this product will compact very nicely it may have to be the top dress over the years depending on the weather conditions

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  • The Complete Guide To Crushed Stone And Gravel

    The Complete Guide To Crushed Stone And Gravel

    Nov 11 2019 After all if a rock type crumbles easily under pressure you don’t want to use it as a component in ready mix concrete or pavement Different types of rock also bond differently This is important in ready mix concrete in which it is imperative the rock bonds correctly with the sand water and other components

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  • Does Crushed Concrete Make A Good Driveway

    Does Crushed Concrete Make A Good Driveway

    Crushed concrete is known as recycled concrete because it comes from older blocks and slabs that are no longer in use Large blocks of concrete or asphalt go through a crusher that mills them into crushed concrete The final product is concrete stones roughly 3 4″ in size similar to gravel It also includes stone dust to fill the space

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  • (pdf) Stone Dust In Concrete: Effect On Compressive Strength

    (pdf) Stone Dust In Concrete: Effect On Compressive Strength

    Stone dust is a waste material obtained from crusher plants It has potential to be used as partial replacement of natural river sand in concrete

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  • Using Crusher Dust In Your Construction Project

    Using Crusher Dust In Your Construction Project

    It’s an ideal layer under artificial grass but looks great as a decorative feature in landscaping too Rock dust is also a good option for driveways and walkways Crusher dust works well as a base layer under concrete slabs water tanks piping and anything that will be paved or covered over

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  • When To Use Crushed Stone As Opposed To Gravel For A

    When To Use Crushed Stone As Opposed To Gravel For A

    When it comes to building hardscaping and landscaping materials there are a lot of varieties from which to choose Exploring the differences between similar materials such as crushed stone and gravel rock vs stone will help you select the best materials for your project Crushed stone is made from rocks that have been broken down by machines called crushers giving the

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  • Gravel Under Concrete Footing Greenbuildingadvisor

    Gravel Under Concrete Footing Greenbuildingadvisor

    Apr 01 2015 Crusher run gravel compacts well but does not drain very fast at least not as fast as 3 4 inch crushed stone (no fines) Talk to a soils engineer if you are worried but in my experience either crusher run gravel (compacted) or 3 4 inch crushed stone can be used under footings So can rigid foam An engineer may disagree

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  • 7 Different Crushed Stone Sizes And Their Applications

    7 Different Crushed Stone Sizes And Their Applications

    Jul 27 2020 It is the most common stone used for concrete mixes 10 – Crushed stone 10 is known as screenings or dust Most use this material to create pavers and concrete blocks Specialty Crushed Stone 57 – This category refers to a stone that is about 3 4 inch long Most typically use it for concrete mix landscaping and drainage

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  • How To Build A Crusher Run Driveway Hunker

    How To Build A Crusher Run Driveway Hunker

    Crusher run is a type of gravel that consists of angular crushed rock ranging in size from 3 4 inch to silt Several factors influence the success and longevity of a crusher run driveway including an adequate base crown and drainage Check with the governing municipality or jurisdiction before beginning driveway construction as there are

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  • Faq: Tips And Techniques For Using Crusher Fines Surfacing

    Faq: Tips And Techniques For Using Crusher Fines Surfacing

    For use in trail surfacing the material should be composed of irregular angular particles that interlock and bind into a firm matrix The rock particles should range in size from dust to 3 8 inch Gravel and crusher fines differ from one another in that gravel is screened to remove the fines which contain the natural binders cements

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  • Ask The Builder Concrete Slab Needs Quality Self

    Ask The Builder Concrete Slab Needs Quality Self

    Feb 10 2015 It is approximately 7 feet deep The local concrete supplier sells recycled concrete for a really good price It is very similar to crusher run Due to the design compacting will be next to

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  • Aggregate Placement Under Foundations

    Aggregate Placement Under Foundations

    In Japan it is typical to use a 50 mm thick layer of lean concrete on 150 mm thick layer of granular base aggregate This allow also for putting markings on the lean concrete to guide rebar and forms installation See attached photo Under slabs we just use a 150 mm ~ 300 mm granular base aggregate

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  • Don't Cut The Concrete Slab

    Don't Cut The Concrete Slab

    Problem 50 year old galvenized pipe is failing and replacing it requires getting under over or around a 12 foot wide concrete patio We decide to go under with a long steel pipe a sledge hammer and a garden hose with brass jet nozzle Our supply line runs to the house through the yard The line goes under the retaining wall that divides the lower west side of the yard from

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  • The Art Of Building Crushed Stone Trails American Trails

    The Art Of Building Crushed Stone Trails American Trails

    Crusher fines in their purest form have no soil mixed in they are pure crushed stone Gravel and crusher fines differ from one another in that gravel is screened to remove the fines which contain the natural binders cements Gravels remain loose because of dead air or pore space within the matrix which allow them to drain well and resist

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