Frequently Asked Questions
What is Type 1 SHW clause 803 (Formerly known as Primary MOT Type 1)?
Type 1 SHW clause 803 (formerly MOT Type 1) is crushed carboniferous limestone or granite, used to create a sub base under patios, paving, driveways and artificial grass. It can be used for highways agency and section 278 works.
What is the difference between Primary Type 1 and Recycled Type 1 Aggregates?
While primary aggregates are taken straight from the ground for crushing and screening, recycled aggregates must first go through a decontamination and screening process to ensure they are produced under WRAP protocol diverting waste from landfill to produce Recycled products.
What are the different types of crushed concrete?
What is WAC testing?
WAC stands for Waste Acceptance Criteria, and is used to determine whether the sub soil will be accepted at a particular landfill. The test also provides more information about how the material will behave once deposited. WAC testing comprises two parts: solid analysis and leachate analysis.
How many tonnes can an 8 wheel tipper lorry carry?
Approximately 20 Tonnes or 14 cubic metres
How many tonnes can a grab lorry carry?
Approximately 16 Tonnes or 12 cubic metres
What is BS3882 Topsoil?
A manufactured soil certified to the BS3882 standard for topsoils, screened to 10mm. This product is regularly tested ensuring consistency and quality all year round.