What is Aggregate?
Aggregate, is a broad category of coarse to medium grained particulate material used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, recycled concrete and geosynthetic aggregates. Aggregates are the most mined materials in the world.
What are aggregates composed of?
About Aggregates. Aggregates are a granular material used in construction. The most common natural aggregates of mineral origin are sand, gravel and crushed rock. ... Aggregates are produced from natural sources extracted from quarries and gravel pits and in some countries from sea-dredged materials (marine aggregates).
What is the purpose of aggregate?
Purpose of Aggregates. The large, solid coarse aggregate particles form the basic structural members of the concrete. The voids between the larger coarse aggregate particles are filled by smaller particles. The voids between the smaller particles are filled by still smaller particles.
What type of aggregates do we sell?
Aggregates play an important part of a wide range of construction and landscape applications. Below are some of the stone and aggregates we sell.