asphalt cement


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asphalt cement

[′a‚sfȯlt si′ment]
(materials)
Fluxed or unfluxed asphalt especially prepared for direct use in making bituminous pavements.

asphalt cement

Asphalt that is refined to meet specifications for paving, industrial, and special purposes; see asphaltic cement.

asphaltic cement, asphalt cement

A specially prepared asphalt, free of water and material foreign to asphalt; contains less than 1% ash; must be heated to a fluid condition for use; an asphalt specially prepared as to quality and consistency for direct use in the manufacture of bituminous pavements.
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We've found motor oil in about 50 per cent of asphalt cement in Ontario, and that is the cause of massive amounts of failure.
Field studies conducted in Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Vermont in which portions of highways or trailways were paved with asphalt containing RAS and then monitored over time have shown the benefits of including RAS in HMA to be increased stiffness of the asphalt, decreased cracking, no effect on moisture sensitivity, decreased susceptibility to rutting, and decreased optimum content of virgin asphalt cement.
The "wet method" technologies call for the rubber being dispersed and reacted with the asphalt cement (AC) binder prior to addition to the aggregates.
The recycled plastic is made into pellets and added to asphalt cement at a rate of 4 to 7 percent by weight of binder (0.
PRIMARY ASPHALT SUPPLY & DEMAND 85 General 85 Supply & Demand 88 Primary Asphalt Types 91 Primary Asphalt Demand by Use 92 Paving Asphalts 95 Asphalt Cement 98 Asphalt Emulsions 99 Cutback Asphalt 99 Other Paving Asphalts 100 Roofing Asphalts 100 Other Asphalts 102
This area of development, called rubber modified asphalt cement (RMAC), is especially important with our deteriorating highway system and the Federal Highway Administration directive to implement a system of performance-based pavements.
The sealant shall consist of a blend of asphalt cement and vulcanized granulated crumb tire rubber.
The fiberized crackfill consists of cleaning and sealing of any cracks, voids or joints 2" (50 mm) in width or less with asphalt cement reinforced by polypropylene fibers.
Although asphalt cement will remain the primary asphalt paving product in use, demand for asphalt emulsions will continue to post faster growth, largely at the expense of cutback asphalts, which are being used less frequently due to their environmental drawbacks.
Secure shingles - Secure loose shingles on your roof by using a quick-setting asphalt cement to bond shingles together.