Hot Mix Recycling

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Hot Mix Recycling by Mind Map: Hot Mix Recycling

1. Advantages

1.1. Economy

1.2. Conservation of national resources.

1.3. Improvement of the structural strength of the pavement with little or no change in thickness.

1.4. Correction of existing deficiencies in the pavement mix.

2. Components

2.1. reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP

2.2. virgin aggregate

2.3. virgin asphalt binder

2.4. recycling agent

3. Specific steps of the material evaluation and mix design process

3.1. Obtain representative field samples of the reclaimed material

3.2. Perform laboratory analysis

3.3. Select the optimum combination of mix components that meet the mix design criteria

4. Objective

4.1. to determine the type and percentage of asphalt binder with the help of results from compacted test mixes

5. Definitions - the process in which reclaimed asphalt pavement materials are combined with new materials, sometimes along with a recycling agent, to produce hot mix asphalt mixtures.