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Make a bold statement and incorporate Hex Pavers into your next hardscape design. This contemporary hexagon shape provides hardscape designers with a unique range of patterning options that are impossible to deliver with traditional four-sided pavers. Hex Paver™ is also part of the Granito® line which opens up even more design options.
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8"X8" HEX
200mm x 200mm x 70mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 2 3/4"

8"X8" HEX
200mm x 200mm x 70mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 2 3/4"

8"X8" HEX
200mm x 200mm x 70mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 2 3/4"

8"X8" HEX PERMEABLE
200mm x 200mm x 80mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 3 1/8"

8"X8" HEX PERMEABLE
200mm x 200mm x 80mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 3 1/8"

8"X8" HEX PERMEABLE
200mm x 200mm x 80mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 3 1/8"

8"X8" HEX PERMEABLE
200mm x 200mm x 80mm
7 7/8" x 7 7/8" x 3 1/8"

Applications
Commercial Vehicular
Residential Driveway
Residential Pedestrian
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8"X8" HEX PERMEABLE 8"X8" HEX
Sq Ft per Bundle59.2473.92
Sq Ft per Layer8.469.24
Layers per Bundle78
Units per Sq Ft2.362.6
Units per Bundle140192
Units per Layer2024
Lbs per Layer293.29306.25
Lbs per Bundle20532450
Lbs per Unit14.6612.76
Sq Ft per Unit0.420.39
THINGS TO KNOW

HEX PAVER™

The traditional hexagonal design of Hex Paver delivers a unique geometric look .

Recommended Base Stabilization – one layer of DriveGrid™" stabilization grid between subgrade and base material. Recommended depth 8” to 10” below pavers for maximum stability and performance. Use under Standard Base or Permeable Base.

Standard Base – Min. 6” – 8” of ¾” Crusher Run gravel (any road base standard in accordance with ASTM-D2940) compacted to 98% Standard Proctor Density (SPD).

Standard Bedding Course – 1” thick of coarse sand– in accordance with ASTM-D2940 screeded over base.

Alternative Permeable Base – Min. 6” – 8” of ¾“ clear open-graded stone compacted to achieve full particle lock-up and consolidation. (Clear open-graded does not compact but does consolidate slightly by rattling the particles together.)

Alternative Permeable Bedding Course – 1” thick of 1/4” clear open-graded chip stone – (ASTM No. 8) screeded over base.

Special Note: Concrete Direct Overlay – In some areas of the country and in some applications pavers are very successfully placed directly over concrete. Concrete as a base is in itself quite strong, but it can affect the structural integrity of the paver particularly in vehicular applications, where the concrete below is sub-par. The following considerations must be taken into account to insure that the concrete below the surface is ideal:

  1. Concrete integrity – concrete must be in good condition, and not crumbling
  2. Drainage slope – concrete below must be sloped away from all buildings and structures
  3. Drainage holes – In lowest areas of the concrete, drill 1” holes in concrete (on 12” centers) and fill holes with ¼” chip (ASTM No. 8)
  4. Base drainage - the area below the concrete must not be subject to frost movement
  5. Surface - surface must be totally smooth and flat equivalent to the desired finished surface
  6. Waterproofing - may be required when installing pavers over concrete where there is a basement or cold cellar below. Install an impervious rubber membrane over the surface prior to installing any pavers over the surface.
  7. Jointing Sand - Use an impervious polymeric sand when installing over concrete

Jointing Material and Joint Stabilization 

All sands must meet ASTM C144 or C33 Specifications. For best appearance and optimal performance,, keep jointing materials approximately 1/8” below the chamfer (bevel edge) of the paver.

Good Option: Ordinary sharp jointing sand in accordance with ASTM C144 or C33. (Common name: Concrete Sand)

Best Option: Any polymeric sand or ordinary concrete sand stabilized by a water-based or solvent-based joint sand stabilizer sealer. Always follow manufacturer’s application specifications and requirements.

Handling – This product has no special handling requirements.

Edge Restraint - Always install an edge restraint around the perimeter of any paver installation not restrained by building structures. Spike-in edge restraints come in plastic and metal and work well for most applications. A concrete curb or a sub-surface concrete wedge can also be installed to retain the edge.

Paver Compaction - Always use a protective polymer pad on the bottom of your compactor when doing the final compaction of the pavers. An alternative is to use a rubber-roller compactor for the final compaction.

Cleaners – Any cleaner specifically designed for pavers may be used for color restoration or general cleaning. Follow manufacturer’s dilution rates and application procedures. Always test a small area to make sure the results are as expected.

 Sealers 

  • Product may be sealed for aesthetic or cleanliness reasons but it is not required
  • Use any sealer approved for concrete pavers
  • Select type for desired aesthetics
  • Product must be cleaned before sealing
  • Always read and follow manufacturer’s application procedures
  • Always test a small area to make sure the results are as expected
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Creative Hardscapes
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Shearer Patio & Landscape Services
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Unique Technologies
EnduraColor
Since the 1990s, our EnduraColor pavers have made use of a special manufacturing process that helps retain color for years or even decades to come. It’s a proven process that Unilock introduced to North America well before any other manufacturer. With that kind of resilience in the pavers they choose, homeowners can rest assured knowing that their property will continue to stun friends, neighbors, and even potential buyers well into the future.
EasyClean ™
EasyClean technology is a unique concrete sealant that’s infused into the paver during the manufacturing process. Whereas concrete has fine capillaries that can be penetrated by dirt and moisture, EasyClean sealants cover up those gaps and allow stains to slide right by.
ColorFusion ™
With ColorFusion, we use a special manufacturing process that delivers the look of natural granite surfaces—but without the expense or hassle of real granite. Specifically, we employ a rare type of cement called “white cement” to produce white tones that, when mixed in with colors and actual granite particles, create a unique mottled surface. The result is a breathtaking paver that resembles natural granite and is more cost-effective and longer lasting than the real thing.
Classic
Design trends rise and fall, but for something to be considered classic it needs to be both timeless and elegant. No two words could better describe the Unilock Classic paver. Available in a wide variety of shapes and styles, Classic pavers are made using a proven manufacturing process—blending cement, colors, and stone aggregates into a single batch and distributing the mix throughout the finished paver. This ensures a uniform look that is strong but capable of being formed into the wide variety of styles Classic is known for.
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