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Sealcoat Additives

Sealcoat Additives

Enhance both the project and contractor’s reputation benefit By Jeff Winke In his paper, “Sealcoating Additives--An Overview,” Girish C. Dubey, president of STAR, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, wrote: “Simply defined, additives are materials added to enhance the properties of...

Recycled/Reclaimed ASPHALT

Recycled/Reclaimed ASPHALT

Saves money and the environment By Jeff Winke Hands down, recycled or reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) is America’s most recycled material. A report from the Federal Highway Administration shows that 80 percent of the asphalt pavement that’s removed each year during...

Segregation The Enemy of Quality

Segregation The Enemy of Quality

By Tony Wight Many of us know there are a multitude of problems and issues that need to be avoided when paving either a road, commercial parking lot or a driveway. Everything from water flow and slope to texture and shadows in the mat. One of the major challenges is...

Rising to the Occasion

Rising to the Occasion

New Philadelphia makes adjustable risers standard for road projects By Angus Stocking For many, New Philadelphia, Ohio, is a slice of midwestern Americana you don’t often find anymore. Its Victorian houses, quaint-yet-bustling downtown area and tree-lined streets are...

Communicating the Cost Benefit

Communicating the Cost Benefit

of Sealcoating to New and Prospective Customers by Pavement Coatings Technology Council As most successful industry professionals understand, communication is key for fostering business growth. In fact, good communication is often the bridge to move customers from...