Wednesday | January 17, 2018

Mix it Up Archive

The Allen Asphalt Services crew from Smiths Station, Alabama, performs a number of projects for Auburn University. For the month of June, their work included placing the walking path of porous asphalt pavement around the pond at The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM). Photos courtesy NCAT.

Porous Asphalt Mix Makes Debut on Auburn Campus

By Christine Hall and Sandy Lender What’s a great pavement for a natural...

Gilson Redefines Sieving Operations for the Shelly Company

By Catie Ewen The Shelly Company/Oldcastle Materials updated its rotary sifter models and...
Pneumatic-tire rollers are used on the NCAT Test Track to achieve proper compaction and in-place density. Photo courtesy Christine Hall, NCAT, Auburn, Ala.

Use Good Compaction to Extend Pavement Service Life

By Courtney Jones and Nam Tran As stated by R. Bruce Noel at...

NCAT Recommends New Criteria for Perpetual Pavements

By Courtney Jones, Christine Hall and Nam Tran Long-life or perpetual pavements are...
The Foamer from PTI

Check Mix Design for Warm-Mix Asphalt in the Lab

At this time, states don’t expect a contractor to submit a separate mix...

Add Volume in Favor of Better Crack Testing

By Sandy Lender If you learn that eating sandwiches made with white bread...

Express Your RAP, RAS Content

A growing number of highway agencies are revising their asphalt specs to establish...

Tips to Measure AC Viscosity Inline

Asphalt labs around the world use rotational viscosity to measure binder viscosity. Highway...

Rock on Your High Friction Surface Treatment

In July of this year, Michael Heitzman, PhD, PE, with the assistance of...

How to Clean Test Sieves Properly

To get optimal use out of your test sieves, you need to ensure...

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