Article - 28 Apr 2005
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 errors...
News - 17 Jul 2012
TNK Bitumen Performance, a vertically integrated oil company in Russia, and Kraton Performance Polymers, a global producer of engineered polymers and styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), have declared...
News - 9 Dec 2007
Delegates to the AMI conference, Waterproof Membranes 2007, appreciated the range of discussion topics, covering all types of membrane material from polymer modified bitumen to the latest...
News - 11 Apr 2014
Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt...
Article - 23 Jun 2004
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.
News - 21 Nov 2008
Waterproof membranes are used in a wide range of civil and building applications. Around 750,000 tonnes of polymer will be used in building membranes in Europe in 2008 according to Jon Nash, Strategic...
Article - 16 Aug 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.
Article - 7 Jul 2003
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...
News - 5 Feb 2014
Eastman Chemical Company has long been involved in the building and construction industry, supplying products that find their way into high-quality paints, adhesives and sealants, asphalt compounds,...
Article - 8 Jun 2018
Rheology modifiers are common additives in a wide range of products and industries. The scientists use them to obtain desired product properties, from thickness of a cream or better pouring properties...