Crushed stone is used for a variety of construction needs due to the stone's versatility. The uses for crushed stone varies depending on the project. From base material for pavers and bricks to being used to address worn down areas for walking and driving. The size of the crushed stone then determines what application the stone will be used for. It has a wide range of uses throughout industries.
By definition crushed stone is a combination of construction materials. Crushed stone is formed by mining a suitable rock formation and then using a crusher to break down the stone into different sizes. Crushed stone differs from gravel in that gravel has a rounded shape and is made by the natural processes of weathering and erosion. Construction gravel is a pivotal aspect of our delivery services.
There are various types of rocks that can be used to make crushed stone. The following types of rock are the most commonly used:
- Washed gravel
Crushed Stone Grades
The list below provides a breakdown of our crushed stone grades and the most popular uses for them:
|Crushed Stone #
|Crushed Stone #57
||concrete/asphalt mix, landscaping, driveway work
|Crushed Stone #1
||2″ to 4″
|Crushed Stone #8
||3/8″ and 1/2″
||concrete and asphalt mix
|Crushed Stone #10 (Stone Dust)
||Screenings and Dust
||mix of concrete blocks, pavers and for riding arenas
|Crushed Stone #5
||1″ to fine particles
||road and paver base
|Crushed Stone #3
||1/2″ to 2″
||drainage and railroad projects are the best uses
|Crushed Stone #67
||3/4″ to fine particles
||best used for fill, road and slab base
|Crushed stone #411
||tone and dust mixture of #57 stone
||used to patch holes in paved areas
There are quite a few uses for crushed stone, and one of them is help with landscaping. It is a great way to design your yard and maintain your gardens. Public areas, such as parks and municipal projects, use it with mulch and walkway paths. It also has added benefits, like helping to control erosion, aid in the conservation of water, and limit the growth of weeds. It also has nice, aesthetic qualities that can improve the look and feel of your garden, yard or park.
Here at Atlas Roll-off, we provide the best in crushed stone and would be happy to be provide you with as much stone as you need. Our crushed stone delivery is timely and efficient, ensuring your project is completed quickly and correctly. Our office is located in Brooklyn, but we provide delivery services to the Five Boroughs, Westchester, Nassau & Suffolk and New Jersey.
If you are in need of a crushed stone delivery, please call one of our representatives today!