Evaluating the effectiveness of polymer modified asphalts in surface treatments
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Evaluating the effectiveness of polymer modified asphalts in surface treatments by Steven R. Boyer

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Published by University of Wyoming, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering in Laramie, WY .
Written in English



  • Wyoming


  • Asphalt emulsion mixtures -- Testing.,
  • Asphalt -- Additives.,
  • Polymers.,
  • Pavements, Asphalt -- Wyoming -- Testing.,
  • Asphalt -- Wyoming -- Surfaces.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Steven R. Boyer and Khaled Ksaibati].
ContributionsKsaibati, Khaled., Wyoming. Dept. of Transportation., University of Wyoming. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
LC ClassificationsTE275 .B69 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 83 p. :
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL103932M
LC Control Number99220048

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ASPHALT SURFACE TREATMENTS FOR LOCAL ROADS AND STREETS TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION TO SURFACE TREATMENTS A. Uses of Surface Treatments l. Sealing 2. Improved Surface Properties 3. Skid Resistance 4. Improved Visibility 5. Initial Wearing Surface 6. Prevention of Reflective Cracking 7. Skin Patching B. Limitations of Surface Treatments 1. In the late s, Europe was ahead of the United States in the use of modified asphalts because the European use of contractors, who provided warranties, motivated a greater interest in decreased life cycle costs, even at higher initial costs. The high preliminary expenses for polymer modified asphalt limited its use in the by: Louisiana's Experience with Polymer Modified WMA Mixtures Author: Bill King, Louisiana Transporation Research Center Binders in Florida - HMA Surface Courses Future for Hybrid Binders Author: Gale Page, King of Asphalt Consulting Performance of Polymer Modified Pavements in Louisiana PG , PG M, and PG M. The CRS-2L and the SBS CRS-2P emulsions are used as a polymer-modified emulsion, and then unmodified emulsion, the CRS-2, is compared for the evaluation of chip seal performance.

Modified Asphalt AMAP presents a half-day training program on modified asphalt in conjunction with our annual meeting early in the year. Beginning in , we began awarding Continuing Education Units to attendees of this session. (16) Moreover, because polymer modified asphalt binders are used as thinly-applied surface treatments, the physical parameters used to characterize the performance of . Using Polymer Modified Asphalt Eli iSf T t tEmulsions in Surface Treatments AF d l L d T h l S dA Federals Lands Technology Study Midwestern Pavement Preservation Partnership Meeting Sepp,, p,tember 9, , Minneapolis, MN. Polymer Modified Asphalt Cement (PMA) is an improved version of Asphalt Cement produced by adding either natural polymer (such as para rubber) or synthetic polymer (such as SBS or EVA) together with an additive. PMA will provide better strength and durability of road surface than Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA), due to: High resistance to wear.