Limestone Filler

Used as an anti-stripping additive and mineral filler, our limestone is found in asphalt to improve quality cost-effectively.

Bulk density in kerosene between 0.5 and 0.9 Mg/m3

Harmless to the environment

Just in time delivery through our vast Filler Network with more than 60 silos nationwide

Maximum moisture content of 1%

Minimum Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) content of 70%

Non-Toxic

Regular quality testing

Limestone FIller

Product information

Consistent quality control is maintained by three laboratories throughout the country, carrying out regular quality testing. We have our own X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) machine to determine the calcium carbonate content of asphalt fillers.

Product Uses

Applications for limestone filler

You can use our limestone filler in asphalt mixtures for:

Another use, not connected to the construction industry, is its use as a calcium-based agricultural fertiliser.

Limestone mineral filler quality assurance

Our limestone filler has the following:

  • minimum Calcium Carbonate (CaCO 3 ) content of 70%
  • maximum moisture content of 1%
  • bulk density in kerosene between 0.5 and 0.9 Mg/m 3

Just-in-time delivery

We can store up to 20,000 tonnes of filler across 60 strategically placed silos, allowing us to distribute throughout the whole UK on a just-in-time basis. We can also bag asphalt filler for export outside the UK.
LKAB Minerals also has storage silos located on customer sites to collect excess material from the asphalt manufacturing process, which can then be recycled.

Mineral information

Limestone mineral filler source

Our limestone filler is made from either:

  • excess filler from asphalt plants
  • virgin limestone
  • a careful balance of the above two sources

Limestone toxicology

The product is harmless to the environment and non-toxic.

Sustainable procurement

Just-in-time delivery

A key asset is the company’s extensive silo network. This gives us the capability to store up to 20,000 tonnes of filler across 60 strategically placed silos. As a result, we can distribute throughout the whole UK on a just-in-time basis.

Industry use

Our customers use industrial minerals to improve constructions, increase safety and reduce costs.

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