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Old 03-12-2012, 08:11 PM   #1
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Hello,
What does dense graded concrete driveway look like?

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Old 03-13-2012, 10:45 AM   #2
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:57 AM   #3
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I guess you answered your own question.

Could you be referring to pervious concrete? Exposed aggregate concrete?

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I think another word for it is a "Crushed Stone" driveway?
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The term dense graded usually refers to subbase material. The dense part means that the subbase material is well compacted. The graded part means that the subbase material consists of a range of different aggregate size. I have never heard the term applied to concrete, although I suppose it could be, since the aggregate used in concrete can vary in size, or can be essentially uniformly sized. I suspect you are thinking of something quite different, although I don't know what it could be. Maybe if I put on my Svengali hat I can conjure it up.
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ok thanks.
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we use ' GABC ' ( graded aggregate base course ) for road base, etc,,, its various sizes of crushed stone, stone dust, etc - also called ' crusher run ' or ' run of crush ',,, ' dense 'would descriptive of the material post compaction.

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