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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Asphalt cement was also heated in a container to a temperature of 155[degrees]C (for 2 hours) which is corresponding to a viscosity of 170 cSt obtained from the viscosity-temperature relationship shown in Figure 5.
Accordingly, three grades of asphalt cement are used in the bottom layers of the three perpetual pavement test sections: PG 64-22 (stiffer), PG 70-22 (stiffer), and PG 58-28 (softer).
Asphalt cement is applied at a rate of 2.5 to 4.5 percent by weight of the stabilized material.
The basic bituminous construction material, asphalt cement, is a product of the fractional distillation of petroleum.
The more common wet process blends the crumb rubber with the asphalt cement before adding the resulting binder to the aggregates.
Simon Hesp, an asphalt researcher at Queen's University, made headlines recently when he pointed out that at least some of the issues are related to the use of recycled motor oils in asphalt cement.
Reclaiming and reusing the asphalt cement in RAP and RAS saved about $2 billion in 2013 compared to the use of virgin asphalt binder.
Asphalt cement binds the aggregate particles together, enhancing the stability of the mixture and providing resistance to deformation under induced tensile, compressive, and shear stresses.
The businesses join a Coco Group portfolio that includes portable concrete batch plants; a precast concrete business, Co-Pipe Products; and, an asphalt cement terminal, along with 27 stationary and two portable asphalt plants.
In Iraq, asphalt (or asphalt cement) is the carefully refined residue from the distillation process of crude oils, and it forms about 2.2% of total residual content of crude oil.
The milled material is then mixed with an asphalt cement and re-laid over the milled road, a process that has been in use for around 30 years elsewhere.
Some tools you may need will be a ladder, tin snips, gloves, mortar joint compound, and perhaps asphalt cement. To make your job last the longest, use stainless steel nails on steel flashing to hold it down.