roofing granules

roofing granules

[′rüf·iŋ ‚gran·yülz]
(materials)
Graded particles of crushed rock, slate, slag, porcelain, or tile, used as surfacing on asphalt roofing and shingles.
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It is estimated that about 44 percent of construction sand and gravel was used as concrete aggregates; 25 percent for road base and coverings and road stabilization; 13 percent as asphaltic concrete aggregates and other bituminous mixtures; 12 percent as construction fill; 1 percent each for concrete products, such as blocks, bricks and pipes; plaster and gunite sands; and snow and ice control; and the remaining 3 percent for filtration, golf courses, railroad ballast, roofing granules and other miscellaneous uses.
It is a vertically integrated roofing company, producing many of the raw materials used in manufacturing its shingles, such as mineral stabilizer, roofing granules, fiberglass strands, and fiberglass mat.
The glass that is produced is sold for blastcleaning media, aggregate filler, filter media, roofing granules, cast glass shapes and insulation.
The Company's facilities, located in Baldwin, Illinois, Coffeen, Illinois, Harvey, Louisiana and Galveston, Texas, process coal slag from the bottom of power-plant boilers into two beneficial re-use products: roofing granules and surface-blasting abrasives.
The largest decreases were for roofing granules (43 percent), asphaltic concrete (11.
Major commodities moving on the Kyle include wheat, soybeans, milo maize, alcohols, siding asphalt and roofing granules.
Elk has created the first reflective, colored asphalt shingle, featuring 3M(TM) Cool Roofing Granules, that meets the initial performance levels of the ENERGY STAR(R) Program.
Owens Corning's patented TruLoc(TM) Granule Retention Technology is an innovative composition that helps prevent the loosening and potential loss of protective roofing granules traditionally associated with extreme weather conditions.
It is estimated that about 44 percent of construction sand and gravel was used as concrete aggregates; 23 percent for road base and coverings and road stabilization; 14 percent as construction fill; 12 percent as asphaltic concrete aggregates and other bituminous mixtures; 3 percent for plaster and gunite sands; 1 percent for concrete products, such as blocks, bricks, and pipes; and the remaining 3 percent for filtration, golf courses, railroad ballast, roofing granules, snow and ice control, and other miscellaneous uses.
The shipment is a covered hopper car loaded with 100 tons of colored roofing granules from 3M's Industrial Mineral Products Division destined to Ohio.
A manufacturer of specialty and fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and roofing granules, ISP operates approximately a dozen facilities in this country.