Saturday, February 16, 2013

Asphalt from Waste Rubber      

  • A pavement material which is obtained by blending the crumb rubber (produced from recycled scrap tires) into liquid asphalt  that results in extremely high performance binder used in paving process.
  • Techniques for incorporating rubber into asphalt are wet process and dry process.
  • The asphalt market uses ground rubber to modify the asphalt binder used in road paving, resulting in more durable roads.
  • Foremost reason to pick the asphalt rubber is that it holds up better to extreme temperature changes.
  • When compared to conventional asphalt, it is more durable, skid resistant , reduces traffic noise and provides a smooth, quiet ride.

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