This is intended to offer a brief overview of our “Technical Guidance Notes”, which are available upon request.

 

The NatraTex range uses a clear synthetic binder and natural aggregates to produce an attractive and durable surface.  Our range is largely maintenance free and cost effective, when compared to other aesthetic systems.

 

Thicknesses and Usage

 

Natratex is supplied in nominal sizes of 6mm and 10mm, depending on usage.

 

Aggregate size (nominal) and gradeRecommended thickness after compactionIntended use
6mm Medium25mmPedestrian use, footpaths, playground, cycle routes
6mm Dense30mmLight domestic trafficking (Driveways, housing estates, car parks**)
6mm Heavy-Duty30mmDriveways and residential roads
10mm Dense35mmResidential roads / housing estates and car parks**
10mm Heavy-Duty35mmMain carriageways

 

** excludes gravel aggregate.

 

Preparation

 

NatraTex should be installed in accordance with BS594987:2015 which is the standard for Asphalt for Roads and Other Paved Areas.

 

All equipment needs to be clean to avoid contamination.

 

Installation Contractors

 

Reputable contractors with a knowledge and skill set that are able to lay “conventional asphalt” should be able to lay NatraTex.  For a list of contractors in your area that have installed NatraTex; please email tech@bituchem.com or call our Sales Office on 01594 826768.

 

Maintenance and Aftercare

 

Our products are very low maintenance, making them ideal for a range of applications and sectors.

 

We produce NatraTex Cold-Lay (available in 25kg containers), for use in areas where there has been changes to raised iron works or small repairs due to bollard replacements etc.