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Blog posts tagged with 'Asphalt Mix Design'

Have questions about your materials testing equipment?  We have the answers to these questions and much more right here! Check back monthly for long-form blog posts, how-to guides and infographics. We’ll address industry insights, the operation and maintenance of specific equipment, and our product line recommendations, all designed to better serve you.

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Marshall Test Method: Everything You Need to Know

Maximum strength with minimum deformation. Get an in-depth look at how the Marshall method is used to attain optimum asphalt content.

What is Superpave? Understanding Performance-Based Asphalt

Superpave’s origins came from simple questions that ballooned into complex, numerous offshoots as time passed and funding permitted. In this blog post, we discuss the impact of Superpave from the perspective of mix design, construction materials testing, and equipment for the lab.

Gilson Asphalt Content Furnace: A Step-by-Step Maintenance Guide
Gilson Asphalt Content Furnace: A Step-by-Step Maintenance Guide

In order to ensure that your Gilson Asphalt Content Furnace operates smoothly for many years, we’ve outlined some maintenance procedures and tips to follow.

NCAT Asphalt Content Furnace: A Step-by-Step Maintenance Guide
NCAT Asphalt Content Furnace : A Step-by-Step Guide

When using your NCAT furnace, it’s important to follow some basic weekly maintenance procedures.  In this blog post, we’ll provide an easy step-by-step guide, complete with a list of do’s, don’ts and maintenance help for the NCAT.

Asphalt Content Testing: Solvent Extraction vs Ignition Furnace (Infographic)

Comparing the pros and cons of solvent extraction vs. the furnace ignition method for asphalt content testing will help you select the best procedure for your application.