What Stone is Type 1 MOT?

Mot Type 1 limestone is sized from 40mm down to dust and is mainly used as a bulk fill, a levelling material and as a sub-base for paths, ponds, drives, sheds, patios and construction jobs.

What is Type 1 MOT granite?

Approved by the Ministry of Transport, Type 1 MOT Granite provides a stable and durable sub-base for high traffic road surfaces and paths. Commercial and civil engineering applications include roads, motorways, car parks and building bases. Also known as DOT (Department of Transport) Type 1 Granite.

How much is a Type 1 Cover ton?

1 Ton of MOT Type 1 – Crushed Concrete will cover 1.98 cubic meters or 10.1 square meters at 50mm thick.

What does Type 1 MOT mean?

MOT Type 1 also known as DOT Type 1 named after the Department of Transport (DOT) specification for granular sub-base material is the most widely used approved sub-base in the construction industry. MOT Type 1 can be made from Granite, Limestone or clean Crushed Concrete.

How deep should MOT Type 1 be?

It is usual to lay MOT Type 1 at a compacted depth of 100mm for most patio projects and at a compacted depth of 150mm for most domestic driveways. Compaction should be achieved using a wacka plate. MOT Type 1 is used to stabilise the ground prior to laying paving and also allows for drainage.

What is the difference between MOT Type 1 and 2?

It usually contains finer material than type 1, being composed of fewer angular aggregate sizes also know as scalpings. Type 2 mot can be used for driveways, backfill material, paths and patio areas and to fill in pot holes and compacts down to a hard base.

Does water drain MOT Type 1?

However, the downside to using MOT Type 1 is the fact that it is technically not a permeable sub-base material. This means that little, if any, water will pass through MOT Type 1, and what does pass through will filter through at a very a slow rate.

What is the difference between MOT Type 1 and MOT Type 2?

How deep should type 1 be?

How do I level my MOT Type 1?

To begin with, add your MOT Type 1 or hardcore to the original hole. Pour enough to create a 50mm layer which you can then rake to flatten and remove any predominate lumps. Similar to a gravel path, you must then compact this surface with a tamper or a wacker plate to make it flatter.

Is crushed concrete the same as Type 1?

Referred to as Type 1 or MOT, this is a crushed concrete variation of the Department of Transport approved granular sub-base material. Crushed concrete can do the same job but are more agreeable rates.