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Arrow Asphalt Binder Cracking Device

Asphalt Binder Cracking Device. The way asphalt responds to low temperatures is critical to its performance. The Asphalt Binder Cracking Device provides a simple and reliable method to test the cracking potential at different temperatures of the binders used in asphalt. The device will assist the industry in predicting and preventing asphalt failure due to cracking at low temperatures, extending the life of pavements and reducing the need for patching or repaving. Award amount: $225,061.

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  • Video (.wmv, 53 mb) This 4.35 minute video illustrates a demonstration of the ABCD.

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Contact:

  • Sangsoo Kim, 740.593.1463,
    kim@ohio.edu
    (EZ Asphalt Technology LLC)

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Julie Zirlin
Highways for LIFE
202-366-9105
julie.zirlin@dot.gov

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Updated: 04/25/2012
 

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