The Ins And Outs Of Manufacturing Stabilized Soil Products

29 April 2018
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog


Pedologists know more about soil than the average person, but they aren't the only group of professionals who study soil for a living. Manufacturing companies produced bagged planting soil, topsoil, and even fill dirt have to calculate soil stabilization rates, overall density, mineral concentration, and similar factors to give customers what they require. In short, different types of soil serve various purposes, from being most suited for gardening and landscaping to being used in construction projects. Studying soil stabilization will give your manufacturing business better knowledge of how to market, package, and price all of your commercial soil products.

Why Do You Need to Stabilize Fill Dirt?

At construction sites, there are bound to be huge, gaping holes. Some holes get filled in with soil, and a lot of them become the foundations for buildings and homes. Construction crews look for fill dirt that can be packed down tightly and fill in all gaps solidly. Construction companies have to acquire fill dirt that consistently displays the same properties. Using soil stabilization, a variety of varied fill dirt products can be introduced on the market that are suitable for all kinds of construction needs.

Ways to Stabilize Commercial Soil Products

Soil stabilization is simple to accomplishing, using a handful of techniques. Imagine what the soil in your front yard looks and feels like after going a few days without rain. The soil is likely dry, crumbly, light, and somewhat fluffy. Add water to the same soil would become compact and largely immovable. Using organic polymers, cement, and compression, your manufacturing company can explore the most optimal ways to create stabilized soul products for distribution.

Labeling Stabilized Soil Products

After using soil stabilization methods, your products might have different net weights but take up the same amount of volume. Experiment as necessary so your products can be labeled accurately and shipped without your coming taking on additional freight costs. Compression is a time-tested and inexpensive soil stabilization method that will ensure that each bag contains the same amount of product. 

A source for soil that has consistent properties has to be found before your stabilized products can be introduced. Manufacturing companies in this industry often buy property where there are few trees and little sediment in the soil for mass production purposes. Lab testing, quality control, and soil stabilization experiments should be performed before you can say with certainty that your commercial products always meet your specifications.