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Welcome to the Asphalt Channel, a special feature that provides the user an in-depth look at the hot-mix asphalt industry.  This section offers several areas to explore: product spotlights, article archives, related case studies, related video and product/supplier contact list.   

Andrew Heath, State Traffic Engineer at the Georgia Department of Transportation explains how 3M's wet reflective pavement markings have improved…
August 12, 2019
KOLD-FLO Gilsonite Modified Cold Applied Pourable Crack Filler is formulated with special polymers and additives to seal out water, protect, and…
July 30, 2019
Truck-mounted spray patchers can be operated by just one worker, helping municipalities save on labor costs.
Truck-mounted spray patchers can be operated by just one worker, helping municipalities save on labor costs.
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For many cities plagued by potholes, it may seem like the repairs never end—and that’s because for many cities using traditional “throw-and-go”…
July 15, 2019
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
Using the handheld XRF instrument makes it possible to check the binder quality on the jobsite, which is a more efficient process than testing in the lab because using the benchtop XRF takes more time.
The paving industry routinely uses a variety of materials to produce and modify asphalt and seal coat binders. While many state DOTs adopted the…
July 03, 2019
For many years, two local oil refineries in Hawaii supplied asphalt binder to the paving industry.  After one of the refineries (Chevron) stopped…
June 27, 2019
Workers in the asphalt industry face various health and safety hazard situations, including active work zones, construction equipment, overhead power…
June 10, 2019
The potential sustainable benefits of alternative binder use are positive for the asphalt industry, the environment and society. Alternative binders…
May 06, 2019
More often than not on a paving job, it’s not the paving itself that proves to be the most challenging aspect—it’s handling the traffic. Live traffic…
March 04, 2019
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