What size aggregate is #57?

What size aggregate is #57?

More specifically, a #57 aggregate is the combination of #5 and #7 aggregates ranging from 1 to 0.19 inch. Chaney Enterprises’ aggregate materials meet the ASTM C 33 Standard and can be found at our various locations throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware.

What stone size is 57?

around 1 to 1.5 inches
AASHTO #57 Stone Size Stones in AASHTO #57 blend are detected with a 1.5-inch sieve, which is why the #57 stone size is around 1 to 1.5 inches.

What is ASTM No 57?

ASTM has created a numbering system to classify rocks and crushed stone based on its size. ASTM number 57 stone is large enough to allow drainage while supporting asphalt and cement. It is used in road beds, foundation beds and gravel walkways.

What is the nominal maximum size of the #57 aggregate?

Aggregate Size The smallest sieve opening through which the entire amount of aggregate is permitted to pass. coarse aggregate MUST pass the 1.5” sieve but 95 – 100% MAY pass the 1” sieve, therefore # 57 aggregate is considered to have a Maximum size of 1.5” and an Nominal Maximum size of 1”.

Why do they call it 57 stone?

The number “57” is a number that refers to the size sieve that was used to screen and sort the stone. It means that the stone was put through the #57 sieve which produces gravel stones of about 1” to 1.5” in size. It is used when the project calls for stone dust that mixes with the larger stone and settles well.

Does 57 gravel need to be compacted?

No. 57 stone should be essentially self-compacting and have minimal “settlement” over time.

How much is a load of 57 stone?

One truckload of this rock is roughly equal to 10 to 12 cubic yards or 16 tons and may cost around $800, although prices can fluctuate.

What is ASTM 33?

This specification defines the requirements for grading and quality of fine and coarse aggregate for use in concrete. Coarse aggregate shall consist of gravel, crushed gravel, crushed stone, air-cooled blast furnace slag, or crushed hydraulic-cement concrete, or a combination thereof.

What is #2 stone used for?

The #2 crushed stone that Re-Agg supplies has multiple uses. Mostly, it is used as a construction aggregate in asphalt and concrete for road and highway work with or without a binder. Major uses of the cumulative crushed stone without a binder include railroad ballast #3 and road base.

What’s the difference between 57 and 67 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. #67 – Crushed stone #67 includes stone that is 3/4 inch or smaller in size. #67 is a great material for road and slab base as well as fill.

How much does a ton of 57 stone cover?

Generally speaking, each ton of #57 stone can cover an area spanning approximately 60 square feet at a depth of 4 inches. At a depth of three inches, a ton of this material can cover roughly 80 square feet, while it can cover an area of 120 square feet when it is placed at a depth of 2 inches.

Why is it called 57 stone?