Charah is a successful marketer of processed bottom ash products to the construction materials industry. Charah designs, builds and operates processing systems that produce highly customized beneficiated aggregates from coal-fired bottom ash. With a variety of different coal sources being utilized across the utility industry, Charah understands how to evaluate, process and successfully market the different bottom ash products in order to achieve the highest value for a given market area.
Charah bottom ash is currently being marketed in multiple states for:
Class 1A Backfill
Cement Kiln Raw Material
Pipe Bedding/Drainage Medium
Lightweight Concrete Block
Precast Concrete Products
Lightweight Concrete Mix
Construction Fill Material
Traction Control Material
PriceLite is Charah’s top of the line lightweight aggregate used primarily in the production of lightweight concrete blocks and precast concrete products. Charah understands the needs of concrete products producers and we take great pride in the quality and consistency of our PriceLite product.
At an average unit weight of only 43-pounds/cubic foot, customers can reap the benefits of purchasing more volume for their tonnage buck.
Charah understands the needs of concrete products producers and we take great pride in the quality and consistency of our PriceLite product. Our quality control is second to none with routine testing of gradations and unit weights continuously throughout each shift at each processing location.
PriceLite® is ASTM C330 & C331 certified, meeting or exceeding ASTM standards for clay lumps and friable particles, organic impurities, unit weight, stain test and loss on ignition (see chart below).
PriceLite is a recycled material and does qualify for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points.
Charah’s EcoAggregate is part of Charah’s line of environmentally friendly EcoProducts. EcoAggregate is a recycled, non-hazardaous, bottom ash aggregate that is typically a +3/8″ clean product. EcoAggregate can replace traditional raw materials such as sand and limestone in construction applications, thus conserving natural resources.
EcoAggregate can qualify for LEED points and is typically used for:
Commercial building pads
Chip & Seal
Charah’s EcoSand is a recycled, non-hazardous, bottom ash aggregate that is typically -3/8″ having similar gradation to concrete sand. EcoSand can replace traditional raw materials such as sand and limestone thus conserving natural resources.
EcoSand can qualify for LEED points and is typically used for:
Traction control material
Road base material
Chip and seal aggregate
Commercial building pads
Flowable fill applications
Charah’s EcoFill is an all-weather fill easily worked in wet conditions that achieves greater than 95% Standard Proctor compaction. EcoFill is recycled, non-hazardous CCPs consisting of fly ash and bottom ash that can replace traditional raw materials such as dirt, gravel and sand in fill applications.
EcoFill can qualify for LEED points and is an excellent product for: