MOT Type 1 - Limestone
Also known as roadstone (pink in colour), there are different versions of type 1 .Type 1 limestone is the primary variation of the Department of Transport approved granular sub-base material used under road surfaces . The correct name for this is MOT Type 1 - Limestone. (Ministry Of Transport)
Do not confuse Type 1 limestone with limestone Scalpings they are two different materials and commonly mistaken for each other. Another term you may here is Type 1 crushed concrete or Type 1 Recycled again these are also different materials.
What exactly is MOT Type 1 - Limestone?
MOT Type 1 - Limestone is premium material, the largest particles being 40mm down to a size that could almost be called dust. Type 1 limestone is quarried from a limestone quarry most popular in areas around Wales. And when delivered has a pink color.
1 Ton of MOT Type 1 - Limestone will cover cubic meters or 10 square meters at 50mm thick.
What is MOT Type 1 – Limestone used for?
MOT Type 1 – Limestone is mainly used on roads and driveways for an under surface .When used correctly limestone has great compressive values and a very tight flat surface can be achieved. It can also be used for pathways as well as hoggin.
Type 1 Limestone