Maximizing A Paver’s Trade-In Value

Maximizing A Paver’s Trade-In Value

Demonstrate a well-serviced productive history By Jeff Winke The life of asphalt pavers is demanding. They do not just move asphalt mixtures–a highly abrasive material–they push, shove, heat, flatten and smooth it using a long chain of interdependent...
Sealcoating Performance

Sealcoating Performance

Sealer Film Formation Mechanism and the Importance of Proper Cure Conditions By Girish C. Dubey Majority sealcoatings are water-based coatings, either based on refined tar (RTS) or asphalt emulsion (AE). Such coatings are safe to handle, store, and provide years of...
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...
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...
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...
The Rental Option

The Rental Option

Sometimes renting a paver makes more sense By Jeff Winke The construction equipment rental market has exhibited steady growth in recent years. It has reached record revenues of $93 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $122 billion in 2024, according to...