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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-11-0175
Project Name:   Forensic Tool Box
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  November 1, 2011
End Date:  December 31, 2014
Contact Information
Last Name:  Arnold
First Name:  Terry
Telephone:  202-493-3305
E-mail:  terry.arnold@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Pavement Materials Team [HRDI-10]
Program:   Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
Laboratory:   Chemistry Laboratory
Project detail
Project Description:   X-ray fluorescence analysis will be used to detect and measure the amount of recycled engine oil residue and ground tire rubber present in asphalt binders.
Goals:  
Develop a quantitative test method for the analysis of asphalt binders for waste engine oil residues and ground tire rubber.
Product Type:   Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines
Research report
Test Methodology:   X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Expected Benefits:   Use of a waste material in hot-mix asphalt pavements.
Deliverables: Name: Test Method
Product Type(s): Research report, Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines
Description: The deliverable is a test method for the analysis of waste engine oil residues in asphalt binders.
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Pavement and Materials
TRT Terms:   Engine Oils
Asphalt Additives
Binders
Infrastructure
Pavements
Materials
Ground Tire Rubber
FHWA Disciplines:   Pavement and Materials
Subject Areas:   Materials
Highways
Maintenance and Preservation

 

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