Comparison of bitumen–rubber use in extreme conditions in Russia and South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Visser, Alex T.
dc.contributor.author Duhovny, George S.
dc.contributor.author Sachkova, Alice V.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-05T06:36:55Z
dc.date.issued 2016-07
dc.description.abstract The development of the use of crumb rubber from used tyres in asphalt started in the USSR during the 1960s independently and in parallel with the research in the USA and Western World during the 1970s. The result is that different processes were developed for making bitumen-rubber asphalt. The objective of the paper is to present and compare the bitumen-rubber specifications and asphalt experience in Russia and in South Africa (which was derived from the USA approach). The focus is on the wet process even though more recently the dry method has been used. Firstly, the properties of the constituent components are presented and discussed, where after the properties and manufacture of bitumen-rubber are compared. Finally, the properties of bitumen-rubber asphalt are compared and the experience and performance is presented. It was found that although the initial approach from the two schools differed, there are currently major similarities, even though the temperature ranges of use are vastly different. Bitumen-rubber has been shown to cater effectively for a wide range of environmental conditions and is superior to unmodified bitumen. en_ZA
dc.description.department Civil Engineering en_ZA
dc.description.embargo 2018-01-31
dc.description.librarian hb2016 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/trmp20 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Alex T. Visser, George S. Duhovny & Alice V. Sachkova (2016): Comparison of bitumen–rubber use in extreme conditions in Russia and South Africa, Road Materials and Pavement Design, DOI:10.1080/14680629.2016.1201524. NYP. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 1468-0629 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 2164-7402 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.1080/14680629.2016.1201524
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/56205
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_ZA
dc.rights © 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an electronic version of an article published in Road Materials and Pavement Design, vol. x, no. y, pp. z-zz, 2016. doi : 10.1080/14680629.2016.1201524. Road Materials and Pavement Design is available online at : http://www.tandfonline.comloi/trmp20. en_ZA
dc.subject Bitumen-rubber en_ZA
dc.subject High temperature range en_ZA
dc.subject Performance en_ZA
dc.title Comparison of bitumen–rubber use in extreme conditions in Russia and South Africa en_ZA
dc.type Postprint Article en_ZA


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