Chase Corporation Bridge & Highway

How to Produce a Top-Quality & Durable Asphalt Overlay

Posted by Brock Peterson on Jun 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Many factors come into play regarding the performance of asphalt mixes. Characteristics such as aggregate size, gradation, angularity, absorption and…

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Topics: Rosphalt, Asphalt Additive Mix

Elements of a Job Mix Formula

Posted by David Fricke on Mar 4, 2019 8:43:00 AM

One of the critical elements in a successful paving project is the asphalt mix design. Another term for mix design is the “job mix formula” or “JMF”.…

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Topics: Rosphalt, Asphalt Mix Temperature, Job Mix Formula

The Importance of Temperature Monitoring in Asphalt Paving

Posted by Brock Peterson on Dec 17, 2018 12:30:00 PM

It is well known in the asphalt-paving industry that the correct temperature of a finished asphalt mixture is vital to achieving a high-quality,…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Rosphalt, Asphalt Additive Mix, Asphalt Mix Temperature

How A Properly Applied Tack Coat Can Extend The Life Of Your Project

Posted by Brock Peterson on Mar 23, 2018 11:10:00 AM

Tack Coat: The Bond That Promotes Optimal Performance

 A vital but often overlooked part of an asphalt pavement is the bond strength between the layers…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Rosphalt, Tack Coat

Using Thermoplastic Polymers In Asphalt Mix For Bridge Decks

Posted by David Fricke on Nov 15, 2017 11:13:45 AM

Asphalt has been used on bridge decks for over 100 years with the intent of providing an effective road surface area for traffic and limited…

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Topics: Bridge and Highway, Thermoplastic, Rosphalt