Additives

Additives

Extending production into colder weather By Jeff Winke As the days click past and the seasons flip from warm… to cool… to cold, asphalt and sealcoating contractors look for ways to extend their productivity. Does everything need to shut down until Spring?...
Color Sealcoating Best Uses

Color Sealcoating Best Uses

Aesthetic appearance improves with color By Jeff Winke A pavement’s condition and functionality speaks volumes about the establishment that it serves. A well-groomed and maintained asphalt-paved parking lot, for instance, will reveal the owner’s value for safety and...
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...
Preparing to Succeed

Preparing to Succeed

Steps sealcoat contractors should take for a successful season By Jeff Winke With the construction and paving season fast approaching, the sealcoat contractor needs to be fully prepared with the right equipment and tools ready to go. “The key to a successful start of...
Selecting the Best Sealcoat Product

Selecting the Best Sealcoat Product

Research and a little help to get the right formulation By Jeff Winke Each type of asphalt sealer has different performance characteristics and application traits. As a solid starting point, it can be best to find and work with a reputable material supplier who can...