Deterioration of Asphalt Pavement and its Causes June 13, 2017

Asphalt pavement is known for its durability and resilience. Its strengths make it a highly used material for many pavement applications and the preferred material for most state and federal road projects. Like all paved surfaces however, it too is susceptible to deterioration due to the laws of mother nature. Despite the great longevity of a properly laid asphalt pavement, it can be cut short due to poor surface preparation and construction technique or simply long term exposure …

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The most important components that will help you determine the condition of the paver are the machine’s hydraulic pumps and motors, engine; pump drive box and traction system. Ask if the hydraulics and traction planetary have been reconditioned. It can be a very expensive repair if these components fail.  A good way to determine the condition of the hydraulic is to inspect the hydraulic oil and hydraulic filter for contamination due to partial failure of components

  • Hydraulics/work

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How to Compact Asphalt Pavements August 13, 2016

Although focus in the pavement industry may have shifted to the differences between mixes, and how one mix or another is preferable, one thing to consider persists. That element would be: the degree of compaction that any asphalt pavement obtains. The compaction has a direct impact on the overall longevity and condition of the asphalt pavement. Due to this simple fact, contractors (roller operators) need to be skilled, as their work must be consistent and correct.

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Advantages of Asphalt Paving Over Concrete in Melbourne  June 26, 2016


A lot of residential and commercial Driveway Paving Melbourne has today constructed of two of these materials: concrete or asphalt. Choosing between these two common materials can be quite a tough decision to make. The easiest way into the future down to the best option is by taking into account the benefits and drawbacks of each option. One that outweighs the other with regards to advantages is the choice to go with. Most driveways Melbourne has today …

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Top 3 asphalt paving problems and solutions December 18, 2015


How much abuse Asphalt Paving can handle is always thought about during its construction. Tough materials including brick, asphalt, and concrete are the norm for these installations since they can hold up under almost any conditions. Almost while important as toughness, however, is garage drainage? Though it would seem of tiny consequence, the way your Asphalt Paving handles precipitation can offer a dramatic have an effect on the space around it as well as the durability of …

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Driveway Paving Hiring a Contractor to Pave Your Driveway Driveway Paving: Hiring a Contractor to Pave Your Driveway May 29, 2015

Driveway paving has become very popular throughout America yet for so many people, they don’t quite get what they deserve.  Now, for thousands, they don’t hire the right contractor and don’t get a nice finish to their driveway.  However, this is no longer the case, not when you know what to look for when hiring a contractor to pave your driveway.  Here are a few points to remember before hiring.

Look At Local and Trusted Contractors

Getting referrals …

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Protect Your Pavement With Asphalt December 11, 2014

download (5)The changing climate can cause your asphalt pavement to deteriorate the soonest. How to protect your money invested in your pavement is best solved by the experts. One of the practical solutions is to apply a sealant in your pavement. Asphalt paving or putting on a sealant to the pavement may not sound too familiar to you. However, you can refer to this matter to a construction company or an engineer for the matter on how to do …

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Paving-Contractor 3 Ways To Find Affordable Asphalt Pavement Repair September 23, 2014

When the time comes that your asphalt paving is needing some repair, it will be necessary to, either do the job yourself, or hire a contractor to do the work. Depending on the size of the job many repairs can be do-it-yourself projects. However, if it is a larger project, such as a complete repaving, then finding a contractor will be necessary. Finding an affordable contractor can be as easy as going online and searching for local …

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bad pavement contractor How To Weed Out The Bad Pavement Contractors September 23, 2014

When you have decided that an asphalt project is needing the next step is to find a good asphalt contractor. Weeding out the bad companies can be easy if you follow through with good research. Research is as easy as logging onto the internet and checking reviews or getting together with friends, family, or neighbors to discuss their experiences with specific companies.

When looking for an asphalt contractor a few options are available:

• Researching on the internet

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pavement condition What Causes Asphalt Pavement Distress and Deterioration? September 23, 2014

Asphalt paving has many benefits, but it is not immune to some distress and deterioration like all pavements. Water, weather, chemical exposure, and every day use will all cause deterioration over time. Some deterioration shouldn’t be a big concern as many problems can be easily fixed with a little bit of time and some sealant or crack filler. However, it is always useful to be on the lookout for any problems and to know what to be …

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