Mobile Apps that Make You More Productive: January 2015
BY AsphaltPro Staff
The Vulcan Materials product calculator is a tool for estimating construction materials needs for building and paving projects. By entering job parameters such as length, width and thickness, and materials properties such as density, the product calculator estimates needed quantities for different asphalt and aggregate types.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Caterpillar, Inc.: Paving Amplitude Calculator
The Paving Amplitude Calculator App is a productivity tool that helps road construction professionals determine the proper amplitude setting for their asphalt compactor to maximize compaction efficiency. The tool processes user inputs to provide a recommended amplitude setting. Contractors using Cat asphalt compactors can also get instruction on how to set up their particular model/vibratory system to provide the recommended output.
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 7.0 or later.
AASHTO – www.transportation.org
Asphalt Facts – www.asphaltfacts.com
Asphalt Pavement Alliance – www.apshaltroads.org
Colorado Asphalt Pavement Association – www.co-asphalt.com
Asphalt Sharing Group
This group is made of asphalt industry enthusiasts who wish to raise their Facebook engagement numbers.
Gilson Company, Inc.
Gilson Company, Inc. is a major manufacturer and supplier of testing equipment for construction materials, and specializes in sieving, and particle sizing.
@NAPATweets – National Asphalt Pavement Association – NAPA represents asphalt producer-contractors at the national level.
@Asphalt_Inst – The Asphalt Institute – The Asphalt Institute is a U.S. based association of international petroleum asphalt producers, manufacturers and affiliated businesses.
@LibraSystemsInc – Libra Systems is the leader in plant automation, truck scale ticketing, and enterprise integration for the asphalt, aggregate and concrete industries.
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