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ELASTIKO DRY PROCESS RUBBER: ASPHALT PAVING BENEFITS

Benefits of Rubberized Asphalt

Modified asphalt binders can be a challenge to use in your plant and in the field. They require special delivery and storage, mixes are harder to produce and place, and you have to pay a healthy premium for the terminal-modified binders. Over the past two decades, extensive lab and field work […]

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized||Comments Off on ELASTIKO DRY PROCESS RUBBER: ASPHALT PAVING BENEFITS

Rubberized Asphalt: How It’s Made

What Is Rubberized Asphalt?

Below is a video of a successful project laying rubberized asphalt using Elastiko® engineered crumb rubber from Asphalt Plus.Asphalt Plus LLC is  a specialty chemical and equipment manufacturing company headquartered near Chicago, IL. We produce an engineered crumb rubber additive for asphalt application. Asphalt Plus engineered rubber has endured a wide range […]

By |June 10th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Rubberized Asphalt: How It’s Made

Customer is Key To More Rubberized Asphalt Pavement

Rubberized Asphalt Pavement

Over the past decade, researchers in the U.S. have tried to develop an approach that will allow the introduction of rubberized asphalt pavement in a way that is both cost-effective and free of the engineering challenges that have limited the use of crumb rubber modifiers (CRM) in the past.

CRM has proven to last longer […]

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Customer is Key To More Rubberized Asphalt Pavement

Rubberized Asphalt Benefits and History

Rubberized Asphalt History

Rubberized asphalt is not a new technology but is just starting to resurface throughout the US. It is produced from grinding up whole scrap tires from automobiles. Then the use of the ground rubber is mixed with the asphalt and then laid.

Used as joint sealers, patches and membranes in the late 1930’s1950’s […]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Rubberized Asphalt Benefits and History

Michigan Dry Process Rubber Asphalt Project

Michigan Rubber Asphalt Project

Asphalt Plus, LLC conducted a trial rubber asphalt project in Michigan using the Dry Process with Elastiko Engineered Rubber Asphalt. Same as the other successful projects, we recorded the process to show just how the Dry Process of Rubberized Asphalt is as simple as it comes. In the video, we demonstrate […]

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Michigan Dry Process Rubber Asphalt Project

Dry Process Rubber Asphalt Project

I-39 in Beloit, WI Dry Process Rubber Asphalt

In late 2017, WIDOT approved the use of a WIDOT WI-12.5 N75 SMA mix modified with ElastikoTM ECR as an alternative for a polymer modified mix.  The project provided the opportunity for WIDOT and the contractor to evaluate the production characteristics of the mix, the accuracy of […]

By |April 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Dry Process Rubber Asphalt Project

Crumb Rubber Asphalt Simple Application

What is Rubber Asphalt?

In 2015, the Illinois Tollway Authority commissioned a demonstration project of asphalt pavements modified with dry process rubber.  This project was designed to evaluate mix performance in the lab and field production of the mixes.  ElastikoTM Engineered Crumb Rubber Asphalt was selected as the mix modifier in the project because […]

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Crumb Rubber Asphalt Simple Application

Asphalt Plus Coronavirus Update

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By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Asphalt Plus Coronavirus Update

Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt Paving a Path Forward

What is Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt?

Redmond Clark, president of Asphalt Plus L.L.C. spoke at the 34th Clemson University Global Tire Conference in regards to the benefits of using Dry Process crumb rubber modified asphalt.

 “The window of opportunity is open, but it won’t remain open, because more aggressive industries will beat us to it,” said Redmond […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt Paving a Path Forward

When the rubber really meets the road…

Crumb Rubber Asphalt, Paving the Way Forward

Dickinson County Road Commission is testing the use of recycled tires in a colder climate. Ask the average lay person how road agencies can reduce road construction and increase pavement longevity and you’ll get a laundry list! Perhaps one of the most common fix-alls the public talks […]

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on When the rubber really meets the road…