binder course

binder course

[′bīn·dər ‚kȯrs]
(civil engineering)
Coarse aggregate with a bituminous binder between the foundation course and the wearing course of a pavement.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

binder course, binding course

1. In asphaltic concrete paving, an intermediate course between the course base and the surfacing material; consists of intermediate-size aggregate bound by bituminous material.
2. A row of masonry units laid between, and used to bind, an inner and an outer wall.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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According to him, the carriageway will be overlaid with 60mm asphalt concrete binder course, 40mm asphalt concrete wearing course with pavement of 200mm thick and 200mm stone base.
Frankfurt Airport's 13,123ft (4,000m) runway 18 west has been given a new asphalt surface and binder course plus LED lighting during scheduled maintenance work.
The asphalt base course was built from 0/32-C (AC 11 PS) crushed dolomite, gravel, 100% crushed gravel, 50% crushed dolomite and 50% crushed gravel; asphalt binder course: 0/16-A (AC 16 AS), 0/16-[A.sub.PMB] (AC 16 AS PMB) crushed granite 11/16 + crushed dolomite 5/8 + (crushed dolomite and crushed granite 8/11, 50% and 50%); crushed granite 8/11 and 11/16 + crushed gravel (rest of aggregates); crushed dolomite 8/11 and 11/16 + crushed gravel (rest of aggregates); 50% crushed granite + 50% sand; 100% crushed granite; 100% crushed gravel.
The award-winning pavement is a 33.2-kilometer (20.6-mile) stretch of Route 63 that originally was built in 1963, mostly with a 178-millimeter (7-inch) rolled stone base and a 152-millimeter (6-inch) bituminous base, followed by a 44-millimeter (1.75-inch) binder course of Type B asphalt--a mix with aggregates of 25-millimeter (1-inch) maximum size.