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Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Contributed - Dec 11, 2014

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal profile is now being used by some state Departments of Transportation. The reason is to eliminate inconsistent densities because freshly paved ...

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Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Contributed - May 06, 2014

Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Whether it’s dense-graded, open-graded or gap-graded mix or stone-matrix asphalt, don’t forget their impact on compaction. Many contractors look to temperature when contemplating compaction needs. Yet, some off-site specifications also have a significant impact on the jobsite. These include mix design ...

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Highway Contractor: A hard day's night paving

Better Roads Staff - Jun 01, 2010

Highway Contractor:  A hard day's night paving

According to equipment industry leaders, successful paving projects at night start with three things: planning, planning and planning. By Mike Anderson   Working all night” may sound like a long, drawn-out sentence for anyone punching a clock. For a paving crew, it’s anything ...

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