Several members of the MWV Asphalt Innovations team attended NAPA’s Asphalt in Depth seminar last week. You may have spoken with Mike O’Leary at the Evotherm booth or met Courtney Rice and Jenna Michael in one of the sessions. Several speakers discussed Warm Mix Asphalt: Matt Corrigan, FHWA, gave a national overview, Bob Frank of […]
I recently worked with Century Asphalt in Texas who evaluated using Evotherm 3G chemistry to get Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) and RAP back into his mix design. The contractor was forced to take out all the RAS and lower the RAP percentage in his HMA design when workability and uniform compaction became an issue on […]
It was a damp 55 degrees and foggy at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where Evotherm was used to pave a test strip in the center of the park. The Golden Gate bridge was visible in the background as paving crews from Ghilotti Brothers Contractors paved the strip using Evotherm DAT. At the job […]
Jim Tartak, General Manager of Carolina Motorsports, recently took us on a tour of his kart track and spoke about the nuances of kart racing and why consistency on the track is so important to driver safety and to performance. “The racing karts do not have suspensions, making it very physically demanding on the driver […]
This year’s Greater Austin Business Award for Take On Traffic went to Industrial Asphalt’s KBDJ Quarry. The quarry provides raw materials to TxDOT for the maintenance and construction of roadways. KBDJ’s sister company, Industrial Asphalt, built the region’s first “green” highway, a three mile stretch of SH 71 near the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Evotherm was […]
With Evotherm, aggregate is easily coated with asphalt.