rubberized asphalt

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 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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Rubberized Asphalt Benefits and History

Rubberized Asphalt History

Rubberized asphalt history is not new but just starting to resurface throughout the US. It is produced from grinding up whole scrap tires from automobiles. Rubberized asphalt consumes an estimated 220,000,000 pounds or around 12 million tires annually. (That number is expected to grow) More and more states are starting to see […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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