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Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Using Crumb Rubber Pavement

Crumb Rubber Pavement Introduction

Production of a crumb rubber pavement comprises a series of activities, such as materials production, construction, maintenance etc., all of which have environmental impacts. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can track and quantify the environmental impacts of both individual and total activities of products. It helps identify the activities with the highest […]

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Life Cycle Assessment of Asphalt Using Crumb Rubber Pavement

Dry Process Rubber Asphalt Successfully Laid in Switzerland

Rubber Asphalt Successfully Laid in Switzerland

With millions of tons of Dry Process Rubberized Asphalt successfully laid and counting in the US, Asphalt Plus is turning its sights internationally. Tyre Recycling Solutions (TRS) in partner with Empa’s Concrete and Asphalt lab have recently started to explore what benefits Rubberized Asphalt could have in Switzerland. With […]

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Dry Process Rubber Asphalt Successfully Laid in Switzerland

Illinois Tollway Asphalt Mix Design

Rubberized Asphalt Mix Design

In work with Illinois Tollway contractors, Asphalt Plus participated in early balanced asphalt mix design efforts in Tollway main line SMA mix designs. Dry process rubber using ElastikoR ECR was used in SMA and dense-graded applications on I-355, I-88 and I-294, which include pavements with more than 30 Million ESAL traffic […]

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Illinois Tollway Asphalt Mix Design

Rubber Asphalt vs Polymer

What is Rubber Asphalt?

Rubber asphalt is not new but just starting to resurface throughout the US. It is produced from grinding up whole scrap tires from automobiles. Then the use of the ground tiers is mixed with the asphalt and then laid. Being the largest market for ground tiers, rubberized asphalt consumes an estimated […]

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Rubberized Asphalt: How It’s Made

What Is Rubberized Asphalt?

Rubberized asphalt is not new but just starting to resurface throughout the US. It is produced from grinding up whole scrap tires from automobiles. Elastiko is applied to the crumb rubber in order to improve the handling and workability characteristics of the mix. Also rubberized asphalt consumes an estimated 220,000,000 pounds […]

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Rubberized Asphalt Information

ELASTIKO® RUBBERIZED ASPHALT INFORMATION:GEOGRAPHIC PROJECT APPLICATIONS

Below is a series of rubberized asphalt information using Elastiko™, a rapidly growing alternative to polymer modification. The product has been:

• Successfully used in multiple states across a wide array of climates.• Applied in a wide range of asphalt mix designs.• Used on full depth replacement, overlay and thinlay […]

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Rubberized Asphalt Information

Rubberized Asphalt Process Video

Rubberized Asphalt Process

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 has […]

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Asphalt Plus Partnership with TRS to Expand ECR Technology

TRS and Asphalt Plus Expand ElastikoTM ECR Technology

Tyre Recycling Solutions S.A. (TRS) of Préverenges, Switzerland and Asphalt Plus, LLC of Barrington, IL, USA are pleased to announce that they have signed a joint technology development and marketing partnership.  This collaboration will permit the manufacture and sale of ElastikoTM Engineered Crumb Rubber (ECR) – a […]

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Successful Rubberized Asphalt Project Using Asphalt Plus

Another Successful Rubberized Asphalt Project

Asphalt Plus, LLC conducted another rubberized asphalt project using the Dry Process. Same as the last successful trial project on I-88, 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 the beginning, middle and end of […]

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Elastiko Dry Process Asphalt: Rubberized Asphalt Benefits

Rubberized Asphalt Benefits

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 has […]

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