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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Indications are that it's a problem with the asphalt cement, the glue that holds the roads together.
Asphalt cement makes up only about five percent by weight of asphalt, with the rest of the material being composed of aggregate and sand.
Transportation engineers decided to try rubber-modified asphalt cement.
Hesp, who has been investigating the science of asphalt in his analytical lab in Kingston for 25 years, said municipalities that select the lowest cost bid on road contracts shouldn't always expect the best results on a long-term basis, and councils need to get up to speed on what's going into their asphalt cement.
During this process, RAP is added as aggregate feedstock at the drum or batch plant, where it is combined with virgin aggregate and asphalt cement to produce new HMA paving mixtures.
Luedders points out that "Minnesota allows 3-percent asphalt cement by dry weight of the aggregate.
Because of the hardness of the asphalt in the shingles, generally a softer grade of asphalt cement is used in a mix with shingles than would be used in a mix with all virgin materials.
10] have used asphalt binders which contain only 7-9% fine crumb rubber (80 mesh, ~180 microns) directly blended into the asphalt cement.
SGLP provides crude oil and liquid asphalt cement terminalling and storage services and crude oil gathering and transportation services.
762 miles seeding, class ii; 56,000 tn salvaged base course; 1,280 tn aggregate surface course, class 5; 11,300 gal emulsified asphalt, ss1h or cssih or ms1; 33,100 tn superpave, faa 43; 1,825 tn asphalt cement, pg 64-34; 2,414 lf corrugated steel pipe; 2,381 gal liquid base stabilization.