Laboratory Evaluation of Rejuvenating Agent on Reclaimed SBS Modified Asphalt Pavement
AbstractTo evaluate the effect of rejuvenating agent on reclaimed SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) modified asphalt pavement (RSMAP) material, different tests of asphalt and mixtures were conducted. Firstly, the improvement effect of rejuvenating agents on the aged modified asphalt was tested at macroscopic and microscope level. Then the properties of hot mix asphalt (HMA) with different RSMAP contents (0%, 30%, 50% and 70%) were evaluated by conducting freeze-thaw split, semi-circular bending (SCB) and dynamic modulus (DM). The results indicate that rejuvenating agent can recycle the properties of aged modified asphalt effectively. The initial phase structure of the aged modified asphalt is not changed by adding rejuvenating agents. Moreover, the SBS particles area ratio of modified asphalt blends is significantly correlated with tenacity as the proportion of rejuvenating agent increases. For mixtures, RSMAP is harmful to moisture susceptibility and low-temperature cracking resistance of recycled mixture, especially with high RSMAP content. Moreover, the two properties can be improved by adding rejuvenating agents, but the recycled mixtures with high RSMAP content are not easy to recover to HMA mixture level. In general, the rejuvenating agent has an effect on the stiffness of the recycled mixture, but this is effect not obvious. When loading frequency reaches a higher value, the DM of recycled mixtures and HMA mixture tend to be consistent including high RSMAP content. View Full-Text
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Wang, J.; Zeng, W.; Qin, Y.; Huang, S.; Xu, J. Laboratory Evaluation of Rejuvenating Agent on Reclaimed SBS Modified Asphalt Pavement. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 743.
Wang J, Zeng W, Qin Y, Huang S, Xu J. Laboratory Evaluation of Rejuvenating Agent on Reclaimed SBS Modified Asphalt Pavement. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(7):743.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Jie; Zeng, Wei; Qin, Yongchun; Huang, Songchang; Xu, Jian. 2017. "Laboratory Evaluation of Rejuvenating Agent on Reclaimed SBS Modified Asphalt Pavement." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 7: 743.