What is Ultra-Thin Hot Mix?
Our state-of-the-art Ultra-Thin Hot Mix system combines the strength of hot mix with the flexibility of thin maintenance systems. This process combines a chip seal process with a hot mix process producing a single lift overlay that is significantly thinner (0.75 inch) than traditional hot mix asphalt applied at 1.5 inches thick.
Ultra-Thin Hot Mix is produced in a conventional hot mix plant using PG graded asphalt binders. These asphalt binders can be modified with polymer to meet traffic conditions. The hot mix is an open graded stone on stone matrix mix made with high quality, low polish aggregates that have to meet very strict gradation requirements. All of the components of the mix undergo extensive testing to ensure compliance with a specified mix design.
What are the benefits of Ultra-Thin Hot Mix?
The emergence of Ultra-Thin Hot Mix as a viable and economic addition to the road maintenance toolbox now allows local municipalities to reap the benefits that, until recently, had only been experienced on Interstate projects. In addition:
What is the Ultra-Thin Hot Mix Process?
The hot mix is delivered by conventional dump trucks to a specialized lay-down machine.
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