Asked in Chemistry
What is a slurry?
March 20, 2010 4:53PM
Generically, a slurry is a thin mixture of a liquid, usually water, and any of a number of finely divided substances, such as cement, plaster or Paris, or clay particles. The term is also used to refer to the viscosity of a mixture.
- Type I- Slurry Seal (Fine Aggregate,1/8" max) Used for
lower traffic volumes and maximum crack penetration
Recommended application rates are 4.3-6.5 kg/ m 2
- Type II-Slurry Seal ( General Aggregate,1/4" max) Most
commonly used slurry. Good for moderate to high volume roads
Recommended application rates are 6.5-10.8 kg/ m 2
- Type III- Slurry Seal ( Coarse Aggregate ,3/8") Used for
high volume roads and heavier traffic.
Recommended application rates are 9.8- 16.3 kg/ m 2