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Webinar: Bituminous Binders and Selection and Design of Sprayed Seals: Guide to Pavement Technology Parts 4F and 4K
This webinar, presented on 31 October 2018, provides an overview of the key changes to the Guide to Pavement Technology Parts 4F and 4K, and the significant advances in the areas of binder specifications and sprayed seal design.
Design and Performance of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised Pavements
There is a need to improve the Austroads procedures for mix design and structural design of foamed bitumen stabilised (FBS) materials. This final report summarises the mix design test methods developed within the context of an Austroads mix design…
Taking Representative Samples of Bituminous Binders
This work tip provides guidance on binder sampling to ensure that consistent and reliably representative samples are obtained so that any test results: represent, as near as practicable, an average of a consignment or batch; or detect any variation…
Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4F: Bituminous Binders
Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4F: Bituminous Bindersprovides guidance on the use of bituminous materials in road construction and maintenance. Bituminous materials include bitumen obtained from refining crude petroleum oil and products derived…
Review of Australasian and Overseas Specifications and Performance Tests for Bitumen

This report describes a literature review on the bitumen/binder specifications and test methods used in Australasia, USA, Europe and South Africa. The project investigated whether the Australian and New Zealand bitumen specifications are adequately…

Design and Performance of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised Pavements: Progress Report 3

There is a need to improve the Austroads procedures for mix design and structural design of foamed bitumen stabilised materials. This progress report summarises the mix design test methods drafted to date and those planned for 2015–16 within the…

Design and Performance of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised Pavements: Progress Report 2

There is a need to improve the Austroads procedures for the mix and structural designs of foamed bitumen stabilised materials.

This progress report summarises the mix design test methods drafted to date and those planned for 2014-15 within the…

Sprayed Sealing: Selection of Spraying Nozzles
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to the selection and use of bitumen spraying nozzles.
Sprayed Sealing: Calibration of Bitumen Sprayers
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to the procedures for the calibration and national certification of bitumen sprayers.
Polymer Modified Binders and Multigrade Bitumens
This Pavement Work Tip provides a handy summary of the Austroads AP-T235-13 Guide to the Selection and use of Polymer Modified Binders and Multigrade Bitumens.