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MOT Type 3 Sub Base

MOT Type 3 Sub-Base - Available in Bulk Bags or Loose by the Tonne


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Other Name(s): DOT Type 3, MOT Type 1 X


Consists of: Pure crushed granite, basalt or limestone. This product has been produced to create a reduced fines aggregate but NOT zero fines. To the naked eye this product is very similar to Type 1 but from a technical standpoint they are very different. This product is fully certified according to the Specification for Highway Works. This is the most widely used sub-base where reduced fines are required such as sub-bases for sports pitches, equestrian arenas, driveways and tennis courts where blockage of drains in an issue with conventional MOT Type 1. MOT Type 3 also known as DOT Type 3 named after the Department of Transport (DOT) specification for granular sub-base material is also the most widely used approved sub-base where SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems) legislation is imposed when constructing permeable surfaces. In order for a product to be classed as 'Type 3' quality it must comply with the Department of Transport Specification for Highway Works, clause 805 (SHW 805). This product may be 75mm or 40mm down depending on the location it is quarried and can be made from Granite, Limestone or Basalt and has become increasingly popular as a permeable sub-base aggregate. Mainland Aggregates Ltd take pride in being one of the leading MOT Type 3 Sub Base suppliers.


Ideal for: Hard-standings, haul roads, building sub-bases, path/road/highway/driveway/patio sub-bases, SuDS aplications. A must for applications that require reduced fines material to be used.


Availability: Loose or Bulk Bags


Minimum Order Quantity: 10 Tonnes Loose or 1 x Bulk Bags


Bulk Bag Weight: 850kg