In 2022, officials from the Missouri Department of Transportation allowed the replacement of their standard SMA mix design for interstate highway roads with a mix modified with Engineered Crumb Rubber (ECR). This rubberized mix used ElastikoR ECR as a mix modifier. When the substitution was allowed, the road agency replaced an SMA mix utilizing […]
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 […]
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 […]