One of the key factors in making a durable road surface is the nature of the asphalt cement. The two main problems that occur in asphalt concrete (tarmac) surfaces are that wheel ruts are formed when...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2831 | 28 Apr 2005
The Brands Hatch SuperMoto racetrack has recently been surfaced using a new asphalt mix. Details about the new surface including design, properties and installation are provided.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2532 | 23 Jun 2004
Two redundant runways at Bristol International Airport have been rejuvenated with the use of fuel-resistant asphalt. More details about the materials used and engineering of the runways are provided.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2589 | 16 Aug 2004
The asphalt coatings are applied to one or both sides of, or saturated into, the substrate materials. The coating material has its own penetration, melting, tensile and tear characteristics. This...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=4755 | 4 Jun 2009
Black curves are a plot of phase angle (ä) vs complex modulus (G*), containing no reference to temperature or frequency. When comparing different samples, deviation from this curve is caused by...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2832 | 28 Apr 2005
Trimay wear plate and pipe is designed to combat the rigors of high wear environments and is a viable solution to the problem of wear in many industries. This article looks at the mining, concrete...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=5626 | 15 Apr 2011
The loss on igntion technique for determining bitumen content of asphalt is described. Issues varying from the equipment, to the test, how it is performed and the advantages of this technique over...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2068 | 7 Jul 2003
The Federal Highway Commission in the US are searching for ways to produce longer lasting roads and bridges that require less maintenance. Projects and initiatives that are underway are outlined....
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1931 | 11 Apr 2003
Electron magnetic resonance (EMR) is a multifaceted technique which is utilized in several research and industrial processes. This article presents the main areas of application of EMR and explains...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=6004 | 10 Apr 2012
DEStech Publications, Inc. announces the publication of Asphalt Paving Technology 2011, edited by Dr. Eugene Skok.
This volume, in both print and electronic (CD-ROM) form, comprises original and...
http://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=31682 | 18 Jan 2012