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How to Get a Patent on your Asphalt Product Idea

Innovation in the Asphalt Industry Part 1—How to Take Your Idea to the...

Why You Need to Tack Before Paving

Asphalt emulsion bond coats glue layers of pavement together, give pavements durability by...
Tips for Universal Compaction

Top Tips for Universal Compaction

Getting your best compaction on a project only happens when the equipment is...
To keep equipment safe and out of the way, Brahney tries to park equipment close together on the lot. All photos courtesy of Steve Brahney.

How to Stage Paving Equipment for Multi-Day Commercial Projects

Here’s what you should have on hand and where it needs to be...

Ray-Tech Infrared’s AGG/RAP Heater System

At the asphalt plant, moisture, emissions and fuel inefficiency are the enemy. To...

Best Practices for Asphalt Overlays and Thin Lifts

When it comes to minor surface distress, sometimes the best option is to...

The Ultimate Guide to ADA-Compliant Parking Lots

More than 25 years after the birth of the ADA, compliance with the...
Spray injection patching cleans, tacks, fills and compacts in one continuous operation. The process requires a one- or two-person crew, can be used in cool or damp conditions, and doesn’t require a roller. Photo courtesy of Crafco Inc.

How to Patch for Future Pavement Preservation

Patching is an important process in any pavement maintenance program. We have the...
Dispensing DEF from a closed system helps ensure fluid quality and longevity of the SCR system. All photos courtesy of Thunder Creek Equipment.

How You Should Handle DEF

Most paving contractors know exactly how to handle their equipment for winter storage....
The crew needed to spread the stone about 12 feet wide near the building, out to the swale.

How to Manage Chip Sealing

Two aspects of the chip sealing project keep it profitable for the company...

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