Aggregates for Concrete & Bituminous Products

Bennettsbridge Limestone specialise in the production of aggregate raw materials for use in the manufacture of concrete products and tarmacadam products

The Concrete and Bituminous (Tarmacadam) Industries are among the largest consumers of aggregate raw materials in Ireland.

We are audited annually by the NSAI for certification of compliance of our Factory Production Controls (FPC) for the manufacture of aggregates.

NSAI Certification to manufacture and supply aggregates requires an annual examination of our quarry by a Professional Geologist and extensive chemical, geometrical and physical testing.

 

Key features and benefits:

  • High quality limestone to meet the demands of the civil engineering environment
  • Available in a range of sizes and gradings
  • Large volumes can be facilitated
  • Technical support given

 

Technical specification we manufacture aggregates to:

  • EN 13242 Aggregates for Unbound and Hydraulically Bound Materials (S.R. 21)
  • EN 12620 Aggregates for Concrete (S.R. 16)
  • EN 13043 Aggregates for Bituminous Materials (S.R. 17)

Aggregates for Concrete and Bituminous Products

Dust, 6mm, 10mm, 14mm, 20mm, 28mm
We carry out extensive testing on all our aggregate product types depending on their end use.

The common tests we carry out are:

  • Grading
  • Shape – Flakiness Index
  • Fines Content – Dust
  • Fine Quality – Methylene Blue
  • Resistance to fragmentation – LAAV
  • Resistance to wear – Micro Deval
  • Particle Density & Water Absorption
  • Freezing and thawing – Soundness
  • Acid Soluble Sulfate
  • Total Sulfur
  • Water Soluble Sulfate
  • Petrographic description
  • Liquid Limit
  • Optimum Water Content
  • Oxidisable Sulfides
  • Total Silica
  • Chloride Content
  • Organics – humus content

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