Infrastructure construction projects including lightweight embankments, load distribution platforms and insulating subgrade, as well as lateral load reduction behind retaining walls and structures. The most common applications of glass in decorative concrete are 1 seeding and 2 mixing integrally. Want more information on some of our most popular products? Welcome to the Australian Glass Group Manufacturers and suppliers of performance glass products to the boutique service driven market. The scope of this specification also covers the quality of glass aggregates used in construction of dense graded bases. Custom Laminates including , are a beautiful solution for frameless balustrades where an uninterrupted view, handrail free appearance is desired.
The project customers were Weeks Marine and North American Aggregates. Using recycled glass aggregate in your building project may help achieve. Exposed aggregate, sandblasting, and other finishes are possibilities. Any matrix color can be used with our glass to create a unique look not found with other aggregates. Our aggregates can be used indoor and outdoor. Increase to a 100 grit, then 200 grit, and continue doubling the grit until you achieve the finish and polish you desire. © 2010-2013 Heritage Glass, Inc.
The glass grinds uniformly with or without wetting. Ramsey County has used glass in shouldering, a 10% mix in base, asphalt and a 100% use in base. Both Australian Glass Group manufacturing sites are periodically audited by independent compliance and risk auditors to ensure effectiveness of compliance and accreditation programs. There are numerous companies that make concrete coloring products that will serve you much better than our products. The capped site will be used for a large solar energy installation. These characteristics contribute to fewer process adjustments while reducing both furnace fouling and energy costs.
Our material has low chemical variability, uniform particle size, and low decrepitation rates, to maximize efficiencies in the glassmaking process. Note: From here, finishing methodologies differ by desired outcome of the project. We work with our customers on an individual basis, tailoring our products to match the needs of each living space. Foamed glass aggregates also possess a highly frictional surface which makes it ideal as a lightweight backfill. Success story: Ramsey County For several years, the Ramsey County Public Works Department experimented with different applications of glass in cooperation with Super Cycle of St.
How the glass is applied, the quantities of glass used, and the mixes of colors chosen can provide a unique and signatured decorative concrete product for those up to the challenge. The design required 455 tons of aggregate for drainage pipe bedding and covering. During the mining process, as the material is being prepared for blasting, samples are checked to verify the chemistry with the model. Our commitment to product innovation will provide you with the broadest product range in the world, and our operational excellence will ensure that our distribution centers have the product you've specified — when and where you need it. Glass containers that are brown, green, and clear are commonly recycled in Minnesota.
In business since 1978, Heritage Glass has a unique production process and product that is second to none. . The county has found that this use is an excellent way to recycle glass locally, avoiding the high transportation costs and color separation of the glass required for recycling back into container glass. If you have your own proprietary mixture, simply subtract your original aggregate pea gravel amounts by weight by the amount of glass added to your mixture. Custom Laminates including , are a beautiful solution for frameless balustrades where an uninterrupted view, handrail free appearance is desired. The Class 7 specification replaces the former designation of glass in Class 5 and 6 aggregates.
The specification is intended to incorporate recycled materials into one class of aggregate, making it easier for government entities to incorporate recycled content material into their contracts and to create consistency throughout the state with regard to aggregate quality. Engineers determined that the glass could be crushed as it was blended with gravel. Add larger glass aggregates for concrete countertop lighting features. Our glass may be used as the only aggregate in a specific installation or it may be combined with marble to give a particular color accent. Finishing the surface too late will take much longer and will put undue wear on your finishing tools. The County Solid Waste Administrator, Mike Hanan, and the County Engineer, Rick West, worked closely with the contractor to ensure that the material used in the base course was clean and of high quality. Many Minnesota counties have used reclaimed glass as aggregate.
While every effort has been made to separate, size and clean all aggregates, carefully examine and remove any paper waste or unwanted glass before using. The majority of this glass is recycled back into new containers to package food and beverages. Site-wide cleanup of this brownfield has been underway since 2007. Class 7 may be made from 100% recycled materials or blended with a combination of virgin and recycled aggregate. Please request the certificate when placing your order. We are capable of shipping by both rail and truck to meet the individual plant needs. We have taken our already sparkling colors and added a silver coating to them.