Beige 2-5mm is a beige and cream angular marble perfect for those wanting a lighter finish.
This aggregate can be used on its own or mixed with other colours. It is often used to lift other multicoloured gravels to give a lighter, subtle finish. Daltex Beige is not suitable for resin bonded applications.
We strongly recommend the use of UV stable resin with all dried aggregates.
Non UV stable resin darkens and fades over a very short period of time and has a natural tendency to discolour. It should never be used with this aggregate.
PSV – Polished Stone Value
The PSV of an aggregate is a measure of the resistance of an aggregate to polishing and the value is established by subjecting the aggregate to a standard polishing process and then testing the aggregate with a portable skid resistance tester. Aggregate that has a PSV over 60 is regarded as a High Skid Resistant Aggregate. The higher the PSV figure the greater resistance the aggregate has to polishing.
A known mass of aggregate chippings are set in resin in a small test panel and subject to abrasion on a grinding apparatus. The loss in weight of the aggregate after a specified time as a percentage of the original weight is the AAV.
The aggregate impact value is a strength value of an aggregate that is determined by performing the Aggregate Impact Test on a sample. The AIV is the percentage of fines produced from the aggregate after subjecting it to a standard amount of impact. Below 10 would be regarded as strong, above 35 would normally be regarded as too weak to be used in road surfaces.