mastic asphalt


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mastic asphalt

[′mas·tik ′as‚fȯlt]
(materials)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

asphaltic mastic, mastic asphalt

A viscous mixture of asphalt and a filler material such as fine sand or asbestos; hardens when exposed to air; used as an adhesive, as a sealant at joints, and in waterproofing.
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Benninghoven stated: "In the future, it will no longer be permitted to transport mastic asphalt with conventional mastic asphalt mixers inside towns and on night-time construction sites.
"This requirement can only be met with an electric drive, and several innovative mastic asphalt companies have already attempted this by modifying a mastic asphalt mixer with a vertical agitator by adding a power generator and an electric motor to drive the chain."