Nov 24, 2020
Transportation Research Board (TRB) releases document 288 titled “Standard Definitions for Common Types of Pavement Cracking” to make cracking data collection easier to navigate no matter where you’re located in North America.
Jul 22, 2020
Asphalt Kingdom, founded by Judson Burdon, has launched the Surface Area Measurement Tool, an online-based mapping tool, to help professionals in the sealcoating and asphalt maintenance industry to calculate the amount of sealer or crackseal needed per job site without having to visit the location. The tool uses Google satellite technology to find the location, […]
May 22, 2020
American Eagle, a division of Stellar Industries Inc., Garner, Iowa, released the 40P, lightweight, hydraulically-driven air compressor during CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. The 40P is a reciprocating compressor that uses a combination of aluminum and steel to control its weight of 240 pounds while producing a maximum air output of 40CFM and up to 150PSI of air […]
Apr 21, 2020
The Asphalt Binder Cracking Device (ABCD), invented by Sang-Soo Kim, was developed alongside its low-temperature cracking potential test under the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) project 99.
Oct 27, 2019
Tom Amon of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, wants to pioneer a movement to design joints in the surface course of asphalt mats for the purpose of directing and controlling future low-temperature cracking.
Jul 25, 2019
Crack sealing is the process of placing an adhesive sealant into cracks on the pavement surface, preventing the infiltration of moisture and non-compressible materials into the pavement. Here are the best practices of crack sealing.
May 23, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors created a comprehensive strategy for cost-effective preventive maintenance to share with property managers.