FINE AGGREGATE is also known as concrete sand, unwashed asphalt stone, manufactured sand, ManSand, asphalt material and washed asphalt chips, Pattison produces these products in our state-of-the-art, jaw/cone crushing plant featuring compression crushing technology. It is is designed to increase fractured faces.
Fine Aggregate Certifications
Pattison high quality Ordovician Dolomitic Limestone is used in Department of Transportation interstates and highways, hot mix asphalt roads, chip overlays, ultra thin overlays, microsurfacing, and chip seal roads.
Exceptional Quality Source Material
This material requires specific physical properties. Pattison’s quarries feature a variety of ledges that yield materials that meet our customer’s specific needs. Pattison’s FINE AGGREGATE is produced from selected ledges of high quality rock which are durable and contain minimal deleterious material. As a result, it outperforms materials from non-Ordovician limestone quarries on freeze thaw, abrasion, specific gravity and absorption tests.
Fine Aggregate Production
Pattison FINE AGGREGATE is of exceptional quality and are approved by the Departments of Transportation in Iowa, Missouri, and Minnesota It is the optimal choice aggregate for asphalt and concrete material projects.
Because Pattison uses a direct to rail transfer system, these products move quickly from production to rail with minimal handling. This reduces product degradation and handling costs. Here is what Wikipedia has to say