Trinidad asphalt

Trinidad asphalt

[′trin·ə‚dad ′as‚fȯlt]
(materials)
Natural asphaltic material found in Trinidad; contains about 47% bitumen and 28% clay, and the remainder is water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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DSR rheological properties of Trinidad asphalt materials at temperatures from high to intermediate values are an important consideration in understanding pavement distress characteristics such as pavement deformation (including rutting and shearing) (Lavin, 2003).
Trinidad asphalt began to be replaced by the manufactured brand.
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