Rip Rap / Shot Rock

Graymont can supply several large dimension products to assist with erosion control measures and applications.

Rip Rap

Also known as shot rock in some countries, rip rap is a common term used to describe large-sized stone or boulders that are typically placed along shorelines, on the slopes of earth dams and embankments or around the abutments of bridges to control erosion and enhance the integrity and safety of these structures.

Rip Rap


These products for erosion control are available from selected Graymont supply points. Please contact our sales team to determine product sizing and the manufacturing site nearest to your project.  

Did you know?

There are three distinct types of limestone, defined by their magnesium carbonate (MgCO3) concentrations. These types are Dolomitic (35 to 46% MgCO3), Magnesian (5 to 35% MgCO3) and High calcium (less than 5% MgCO3).