What is an asphalt rejuvenator?

What is an asphalt rejuvenator?

An asphalt rejuvenator penetrates the asphalt well below the surface to chemically revitalize and protect the asphalt binder maltenes. This means rejuvenators restore the components of asphalt lost in the aging process and are designed to penetrate, flux and co-mingle with the existing asphalt binder.

What is asphalt rejuvenator made of?

Asphalt rejuvenation is the process of restoring chemical properties that have been deteriorating since the moment new asphalt was laid down. Unlike conventional asphalt emulsion sealers that are water based, asphalt rejuvenators are made from coal tar blended with aromatic oils and solvents.

What is pavement rejuvenator?

Asphalt mix surface rejuvenators are road products that restore binder flexibility, combat the effects of oxidation and replace the maltenes lost due to oxidation in order to restore that balance of maltenes to asphaltenes (Rogers et. al., 2014).

Can I put sealer on asphalt millings?

Just like new asphalt, you can seal a recycled asphalt driveway. Since asphalt millings come in a wide variety of quality, you can’t always just dump a coat of sealcoat on and expect everything to work out. For sealing asphalt millings, it’s recommended you contract an asphalt professional.

What’s a rejuvenator?

1. to restore to youthful vigor, look, etc.; make young again. 2. to restore to a former state; make new again: to rejuvenate an old sofa.

How do you activate recycled asphalt?

Roll over the asphalt layer with a steam roller. The steam roller will further compress and heat the recycled asphalt so it essentially melts together and then sets up to form a hardened surface as durable as new asphalt. Allow the asphalt to cure for at least 24 hours.

How do you use Jopasu rejuvenator?

One more time hold the Duster in one hand, spray Duster Rejuvenator on the Duster at least 50-60 times covering the overall surface. Keep the duster aside for atleast 30-40 minutes and allow the duster to dry well. Note that spraying and keeping aside is done three times. Spraying overall for 150-180 times.

How long does recycled asphalt last?

Just as in the case of new asphalt, recycled asphalt should be sealed every two to three years, and cracks should be sealed on an ongoing, regular basis.

Is recycled asphalt better than gravel?

Durability: All forms of recycled asphalt, including asphalt millings, hold up well under harsh conditions like heavy rain and snowfall. The asphalt millings actually harden and form stronger bonds over time and they even produce less dust and dirt than gravel.