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How much volume is lost after compacting 3/4" crushed stone?

The loose drop weight of a relatively uniform (all the rocks are similar size and shape) 3/4" stone will be about 80-90% depending on the stone (angularity and phi). Presuming that you are compacting to 100% of some form of "proctor density", because you're awesome at compacting and have a monster machine (and thin lifts), that's 100/80=125%.

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Self-Compacting 3/4" stone JLC-Online Forums

Apr 29, 2003· I have a question about 3/4" crushed stone. I read several places that 3/4" crushed stone is "self-compacting". That is, you dump it in a trech (as in under a concrete footing or floor) and you don't have to compact it with a plate compactor it is already as "compacted" as it needs to be.

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57 Stone Compaction When?? Structural-Int'l Bldg and

Oct 04, 2011· No. 57 stone is an easily consolidated material but it is not self-consolidating. Uncompacted or dumper deposits of No. 57 stone can settle about 1″ per foot of thickness. No. 57 stone should be placed in lifts and consolidated using conventional compaction techniques.

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Stone Compaction: The Ways It'll Impact Your Project

Each type of crushed stone will settle at a different rate and will have a different compaction rate. As a result, various materials will need to be compacted down more heavily than others. Depending on the specific project, you may end up requiring 1/2″-1 1/2″ of extra material in order to achieve the desired overall depth post stone

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Soil Compaction Handbook Multiquip Inc

Soil compaction is defined as the method of mechanically increasing the density of soil. In construction, this is a significant part of the building process. If performed improperly, settlement of the soil could occur and result in unnecessary maintenance costs or structure

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advice on compacting crushed stone barn floor--am I

advice on compacting crushed stone barn floor--am I totally hosed? Aug. 10, 2013, 07:11 PM. So we finally got around to compacting the stone floor that we've put in the old barn. I know it's better to compact as you go (put a few inches down, compact, add

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Suggested Compaction Standards for Crushed Aggregate

were graded crushed stone, it was decided that only the vibrating roller would be used. The following routine procedure was established for the installation of the test sec­ tions. Test rolling was begun as soon as possible after the material had been spread and "knocked down" by the contractor. In most cases, little or no compactive effort

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Stone % Compaction Excavation & Site Work Contractor Talk

Oct 22, 2011· The engineer confirmed 95% compaction for placed 3/4 stone. This will not be satisfactory in this particular case. The engineer says he may have to use granular A and compact every foot. Sounds like this is what he'll be doing because he needs 100% compaction.

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Compaction of crushed stone base Earthwork/grading

Jun 08, 2009· Which type of a roller is required to compact a crushed stone base(CRR)specified norminal degree of compaction is 104%by the use of BS-Heavy.Also Iwould like to know how many passes will be required to achieve the spcified degree of compaction?The maximum dry densities achieved from that crushed rock by proctor testing ranges from 2220kg/cum to 2230kg/cum.In

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

Crushed stone is a versatile material and can also be used for many commercial, residential and DIY projects. Due to its modest cost and easy installation, it is often used for horse riding arenas (screenings) and walking and bike paths (screenings and 3/8” size), as well as for drainage systems and as a base or sub-base for residential

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Compaction of crushed stone base Earthwork/grading

Jun 08, 2009· Which type of a roller is required to compact a crushed stone base(CRR)specified norminal degree of compaction is 104%by the use of BS-Heavy.Also Iwould like to know how many passes will be required to achieve the spcified degree of compaction?The maximum dry densities achieved from that crushed rock by proctor testing ranges from 2220kg/cum to 2230kg/cum.In

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AASHTO #57 Stone Specs Capitol Flexi-Pave

AASHTO #57 Stone Specs AASHTO #57 stone as defined by quarries, state agencies, etc. is an open-graded, self-compacting aggregate blend of size 5, 6, & 7 stone. This material cannot be 'compacted' in a true sense, but can be properly oriented with compaction equipment. This is particularly important when using #57 stone under Flexi-Pave surfaces.

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Spike's Compaction Factor Calculator

Spike's Compaction Factor can also be used to estimate the amount of material you need to purchase for an area that needs to be filled and compacted. For instance, you need to place a 6" layer of gravel inside a foundation.

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How to: Compacted Gravel eHow

Compacted gravel is used to provide a level base for walking on or for laying stone pavers. Compacting gravel can be a labor-intensive process and can be costly if you hire a professional to do. However, with the right tools and directions, you can lay the compacted gravel yourself, saving hundreds of dollars.

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Proctor testing of 3/4" clean stone Soil testing

Jan 06, 2005· I have not seen a procter for crushed stone. Typically the stone is placed in 12-18" lifts and tamped once or twice. The stone is so much stronger than the soil and is unaffected by moisture content that lab or insitu density testing is not done. We use it in freezing weather to backfill when soil would be impossible.

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Best Gravel for Your Driveway 9 Top Options Bob Vila

The 9 Best Types of Gravel for Your Driveway Crushed stone #411, which is a mixture of #57 stone and coarse rock dust, is a good option for this top layer. This blend of small stones and rock

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Specifications For CRUSHED AGGREGATE BASE COARSE #2

Crushed Aggregate Base Coarse (Compaction Gravel) shall consist of one or more courses or layers of coarse aggregate, either crushed gravel or crushed stone, fine aggregate and binder or filler blended as necessary to produce an intimate mixture of the required gradation and stability.

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20 Spec -Section 301 Base, Subbase, and Subgrade

Section 301 Base, Subbase, and Subgrade Aggregate Crushed stone Crushed angular particles of quarried rock retained on a No. 10 sieve. Use specialized pneumatic or vibratory compaction equipment or a combination of both types of machines. Do not use tamping rollers. Use pneumatic compaction equipment conforming to 207.3.6.2.

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Crushed stone Wikipedia

Crushed stone or angular rock is a form of construction aggregate, typically produced by mining a suitable rock deposit and breaking the removed rock down to the desired size using crushers.It is distinct from gravel which is produced by natural processes of weathering and erosion, and typically has

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Proper Subgrade Prep| Concrete Construction Magazine

Sep 20, 2007· “Six inches of well-graded gravel or crushed stone material properly compacted will give good results,” said Mark Conrardy, a sales engineer manager for Wacker Corp., Menomonee Falls, Wis. When properly compacted, both native soils or imported granular materials can provide good support.

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compacting gravel /crushed rock fill Fine Homebuilding

Apr 26, 2011· When compacting soil, you do it in 6" lifts. What about compacting washed gravel or crushed rock? I was told that # 57 gravel is self compacting. I find this hard to believe. I want to be dang sure. What do you do? What has been your experience. Anyone here have the answer. Thanks The situation is filling a 3' wide x 7' deep ditch that will have concrete paving over it.

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How to Install a Crushed Rock Patio Hunker

Jul 17, 2017· Crushed rock or stone is a form of gravel often used for walkways and landscape borders, but it can make an efficient and cost-effective patio. The sharp, irregular rocks gradually bind together under compaction to form a stable surface.

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Tons-Bulk-Sand-Gravel-Limestone-Material-Calculator

Lester's Material Serviceauto repairs service in McHenry,call 815-385-1400. #1 quality care for your car maintenance,auto transmission service,brake repair service & more.

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Proper Subgrade Prep| Concrete Construction Magazine

Sep 20, 2007· “Six inches of well-graded gravel or crushed stone material properly compacted will give good results,” said Mark Conrardy, a sales engineer manager for Wacker Corp., Menomonee Falls, Wis. When properly compacted, both native soils or imported granular materials can provide good support.

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compacting gravel /crushed rock fill Fine Homebuilding

Apr 26, 2011· When compacting soil, you do it in 6" lifts. What about compacting washed gravel or crushed rock? I was told that # 57 gravel is self compacting. I find this hard to believe. I want to be dang sure. What do you do? What has been your experience. Anyone here have the answer. Thanks The situation is filling a 3' wide x 7' deep ditch that will have concrete paving over it.

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How to Install a Crushed Rock Patio Hunker

Jul 17, 2017· Crushed rock or stone is a form of gravel often used for walkways and landscape borders, but it can make an efficient and cost-effective patio. The sharp, irregular rocks gradually bind together under compaction to form a stable surface.

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Tons-Bulk-Sand-Gravel-Limestone-Material-Calculator

Lester's Material Serviceauto repairs service in McHenry,call 815-385-1400. #1 quality care for your car maintenance,auto transmission service,brake repair service & more.

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Construction Materials Vulcan Materials Company

Use this calculator to estimate the quantity of Construction Aggregates needed for your particular job, based on width, length, thickness, and product density.

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‘Self-Compacting’ Soils Underground Construction

Similar to an urban myth, the words ‘self-compacting’ soils have unfortunately taken on an aura of acceptability. Clean gravels and crushed rock are sometimes referred to as “self-compacting,” meaning that if they are dumped in beside a pipe, the material will have a high density.

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DENSITY STANDARDS FOR FIELD COMPACTION OF

Compactor Procedure. The aggregates tested were a granite-gneiss, a crushed gravel, a dolomitic limestone, and a basalt. A prototype field compaction 'testing program was conducted using the same four aggregates. The materials were compacted under simulated field conditions over two different subgrades in test pits located at Clemson University.

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50 lb. 3/4 in. Crushed Stone Gravel The Home Depot

Oldcastle 50 lb. 3/4 in. Crushed Stone Gravel is perfect for landscaping around patios, decks and gardens. This gravel interlocks for good compaction and

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Self Compacting Stone Ask the Builder

Self compacting stone. What type of stone would be best for filling this cavity that is a planned two-car garage addition? It is approximately 7 feet deep. can't get the same result using the recycled concrete because there's too much friction between the sand and angular crushed stones in the recycled mix. The recycled concrete does

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Compacting crushed stone foundation HomeOwnersHub

Nov 18, 2008· I'm laying a shed foundation of 3/4" crushed stone. Due to levelling issues, I'll be putting down around 12" depth of it (about 7 yards total crushed stone in a 144 sq. foot area). Question: -If I rent a jumping jack for the weekend (around $91), am I ok putting ALL the crushed stone down and THEN compacting it w/ the jumping jack all at once?

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Gravel under concrete footing GreenBuildingAdvisor

Martin hit the nail on the head. Engineers feel all warm and cuddly about 3/4" crushed stone with fines because they can get a standard proctor of material density and compaction. However, 3/4" crushed will pass very little water. We use 3/4" clean stone under footings all the time. As long as it's a

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SECTION 300 AGGREGATE PAVEMENT AND BASES SECTION

Compaction shall not occur if the moisture content of the aggregate is greater than 6.0%. The maximum allowable deflection will be . 100% crushed stone or ACBF. CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS 302.03 Preparation of Subgrade Subgrade shall be prepared in accordance with 207.

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The Art of Building Crushed Stone Trails American Trails

These binders, combined with water and then compacted with a vibratory roller or plate compactor should produce a solid, compacted surface that resists significant deformation from hiking boots and mountain bike tires. We frequently see baby strollers and road bikes using our crushed stone trails.

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Welcome to Kinsella Quarries

Clean stone. Good drainage. Poor compaction. $17.75: $17.75 – $17.75 #2 Crushed Stone: Septic systems, drain fields, any areas that need drainage. Clean stone. Good drainage. Poor compaction. $17.75: $17.75 – $17.75 #3 & #4 Mixed Crushed Stone: Extremely muddy areas to build a base, erosion control. May also be used for

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53 Stone Northside Mulch & Landscape Supply

Crushed limestone that’s dusty and good for compaction that can be used for driveways, bases for pavers, walkways, and patios . 3/8 inch max size per stone. Price per

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Back-filling, leveling, and compacting gravel YouTube

May 28, 2019· It's time to back fill around the plumbing and compact so we can get this slab closer to ready to pour. Don’t forget to like this video and subscribe so you don’t miss any updates. Support us