Self-Binding Gravel is an easy to lay alternative to traditional materials such as flags, paving, macadam or concrete.
The gravel binds together when rolled to provide a self compacted surface which remains firmer underfoot than conventional loose aggregate.
Self-binding gravel is suited to a wide spectrum of applications, including domestic driveways, golf courses and rural footpaths.
Colours shown are for reference only. For exact colour matches, please request a sample.
SELF BINDING GRAVEL INSTALLATION
Installers arrive on site wearing full PPE and sign in if required. Once equipment has been unloaded, installers measure area, take photos, check dips and report temperature.
The area is then dried with a gas lance and cleared of leaves and debris. Perimeter edges are masked with tape.
Fine textured particles are spread onto a prepared sub base. Water is hosed onto the granules in order to float the finer particles of material to the surface. A heavy roller is used to initiate the binding process and seal the top. The surface will be ready to use immediately after installation.
SELF-BINDING GRAVEL PROJECTS
SELF-BINDING GRAVEL BUILD UPSelf-Binding Gravel is installed onto MOT Type 1. The sub-base should be dry, level and compact all over, and any deviations should be such that when a 3m long straight edge is placed in any position on the surface, the gap between the straight edge and the surface shall at no point be greater than +/-6mm.
|Q: Is Self-Binding Gravel free draining?
A: Self Binding Gravel is not free draining and therefore requires a cross fall or camber to shed water from its surface into adequate drainage.
Q: What depth is Self-Binding Gravel laid to?
Q: Do I need to use edgings?
Can Self-Binding Gravel be laid on a slope?
What is the minimum/maximum gradient to shed surface water?
How long does Self-Binding Gravel take to set?
Will the material pick up on my shoes?
Is Self-Binding Gravel available in any other colour?
Can heavy vehicles be used on the area?
Is Self-Binding Gravel suitable for use on car parking areas and driveways?
Is Self Binding Gravel suitable for bridleways?
Is Self Binding Gravel suitable for Seating/Patio Areas?
Is Self Binding Gravel suitable for wheelchair use?
Can Self Binding Gravel be used in tree pits?br> Self Binding Gravel must be laid onto compacted Type 1 sub-base, if it is not possible to roll the material around tree pits then hand compaction must be used. There must be watering points for the trees as Self Binding Gravel is not free draining. Please be aware that movement of tree roots in time may cause cracking of the material and after rainfall continual drips from branches may wash away the fines content leaving coarse chippings on the surface.
What is the pH value of Self Binding Gravel?
What do I do if potholes occur?