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Synonyms for asphalt

mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand

a dark bituminous substance found in natural beds and as residue from petroleum distillation

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cover with tar or asphalt

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A high performance pavement requires asphalt cement that is less susceptible to high temperature rutting or low temperature cracking, and has excellent bonding to stone aggregates (4, 5).
These included concrete fine aggregate, asphalt fine aggregate, cement, geotechnical fill and brick manufacturing.
Each kilometer of new expressways consumes 250 tons of asphalt, and the maintenance of expressways requires 140 tons of asphalt per kilometer, then the demand for modified asphalt in China will reach 26.
Growth in asphalt emulsions to pace paving products Among asphalt paving products, asphalt emulsions will exhibit the fastest growth in demand through 2019, boosted by increasing interest in in-place recycling.
The CHP closed all northbound lanes between Placerita Canyon Road and Via Princessa for more than three hours as firefighters constructed dirt dikes to stem the flow of asphalt.
The majority of paving asphalt use is in the form of asphalt cement, but the fastest gains in demand are projected for asphalt used in paving emulsions.
working on the same FHWA project are hoping to encourage self-healing in asphalt by tinkering with its chemical composition.
Studies at the Center for Transportation Research at the University at Texas at Austin show that toner from spent cartridges and manufacturing waste can fortify asphalt pavements, making a "stiffer" mix that holds up well in hot areas.
According to Kvenvolden, asphalt stands a much better chance of surviving for years than does crude oil because asphalt readily resists weathering.
The asphalt industry does not feel obligated to do market and applications research for a new vendor.
But the far larger pool of potential candidates is that of concrete and asphalt recyclers.
Brock advised attendees in the paving and highway engineering fields not to look at recycled aggregates as a second-hand product and touted advantages that recycled concrete and recycled asphalt can offer.
This conference will provide a forum to inform attendees about the uses of rubber modified asphalt, facilitate discussions between several industries and government agencies, gain knowledge between industries on materials and specifications and open opportunities to expand the use of rubber modified asphalt.
Late last year, the American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) adopted a standard specification that itemizes specific requirements for utilizing recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) in hot mix asphalt.
Concrete/asphalt recyclers recovered as much as 140 million tons of concrete and at least 15 million tons of asphalt in 2005, according to a survey of Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) members, making concrete the most recycled material in North America by weight among those surveyed.