Aggregate base is one of the many layers of material used in landscaping or building construction.
Regardless of the size of a project, aggregate base lays the platform for a successful project. Whether the aggregate base is for large infrastructure or a residential backyard transformation, a solid base foundation is crucial to the longevity of a structure. We understand the importance of producing quality work with the best materials, and that is why we combine our knowledge and experience to ensure we provide the highest quality aggregate products to our customers.
AGGREGATE BASE Applications
Whether it’s for structures, pathways, driveways or backyard landscaping, a good base is essential for the success of your project.
Due to the diverse range of variations and applications available for aggregate base, you will see it in place on most construction sites. By ensuring the stability of any structure, aggregate base is an integral component for any construction project.
AGGREGATE BASE EXTRACTION
KF Aggregates & Recycling has pits and dig sites located all over Saskatchewan. With so many locations, we can combine the extracted aggregates and create a wide array of base types for any job.
Employing a variety of methods in our extraction process, we use our state-of-the-art extraction equipment and the knowledgeable team of experts at KF Aggregates & Recycling to extract and sort through all the materials that make up our bases.
AGGREGATE BASE PRODUCTS
Type 32 Base
Applications: Concrete Sand is an ingredient used for mixing concrete for construction projects.
Byproduct: Crushed rock.
Sand is a fine and coarse mineral aggregate utilized across numerous construction projects. Journeypersons across the trades use sand as a means of irrigation and support to foundational structures, as well as a base for many landscaping jobs.
Type 33 Base
Applications: Drainage sand can be used for drainage as well as irrigation for construction sites.
Byproduct: Crushed Rock.
Drainage Sand itself can also be used as a drainage method or as irrigation for construction sites. The coarse and lighter texture of the sand allows water to pass though it with ease into the soil, preventing water related complications.
Type 71 Base
Applications: Fill Sand can be used for drainage, trench filling, paving, paths.
Byproduct: Crushed bricks tiles, or concrete.
Fill sand is typically used as a base for landscaping projects. Sand behaves like a glue when layering materials. Fill sand is made up of the smallest particles of rock that have been ground down and refined over many years. It is an attractive, affordable material and is a great choice for drainage purposes, as well as filling in trenches and when packed down can be used in concrete paving and paths.
Sub Base Type 08
Applications: Asphalt production, paving, patching, levelling.
Byproduct: Petroleum asphalt, crushed rock, and brea.
Primarily used in the production of asphalt to pave or patch roads, asphalt sand is a coarse sand type. Asphalt sand is made by crushing rock, and because it is such a great compacting material, it is also used as a levelling course for various projects
AGGREGATE BASE DELIVERY
Our base products are available Saskatchewan-wide. We offer delivery to most areas and try to accommodate any logistics in getting the product to you.
We also work and partner with many wonderful companies able to manage this process as part of the larger project management.
If you are unsure of what you need for your next project, give us a call and we will do our best to help find you the answer. We would love to hear from you!