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  • MSCR: Standard Calculations & Analysis - Asphalt Pavement

    MSCR: Standard Calculations & Analysis - Asphalt Pavement

    MSCR: Standard Calculations & Analysis Matthew Corrigan, P.E. . The Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Test – AASHTO T 350 • During the creep interval, a material is subjected to a load (stress) for a fixed amount of time while the resulting . Courtesy of Asphalt Institute .

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  • Where are you on the MSCR implementation curve? | Asphalt .

    Where are you on the MSCR implementation curve? | Asphalt .

    The Asphalt Institute supports the change to MSCR specification and our Technical Advisory Committee and our Regional Engineers are fully aligned in the effort to educate agencies, binder producers, and testing laboratories on the specifics. One successful model to implementation is that of Washington State Department of Transportation.

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  • Superpave Asphalt Mixture Design Workshop Workbook

    Superpave Asphalt Mixture Design Workshop Workbook

    SUPERPAVE This workshop is intended to demonstrate the Superpave asphalt mixture design system developed by the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP), along with the application of certain innovative concepts in field management of asphalt mixes.

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  • Asphalt Expert Task Group Update and Emerging Topics

    Asphalt Expert Task Group Update and Emerging Topics

    Asphalt Expert Task Group Update and Emerging Topics Matthew Corrigan, P.E. U.S. DOT | Federal Highway Administration . • MSCR Binder Grading . FHWA is working with the Asphalt Institute to assist States to effectively understand and implement MSCR. • Technical Brief FHWA-HIF-11-038

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  • Using the MSCR Test in Asphalt Binder Specifications .

    Using the MSCR Test in Asphalt Binder Specifications .

    Using the MSCR Test in Asphalt Binder Specifications - Asphalt Institute | Serving the needs of liquid asphalt manufacturers and suppliers worldwide since 1919. Description: This webinar is presented to provide the participant with an overview of the multiple-stress creep-recovery (MSCR) test and its use in asphalt binder specifications. .

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  • Use of the MSCR test to characterize the asphalt binder .

    Use of the MSCR test to characterize the asphalt binder .

    Sep 30, 2015 · The MSCR test is a creep and recovery test performed on the asphalt binder sample using the DSR in accordance with AASHTO TP 70-10 . The asphalt binder sample is 25 mm in diameter and 1 mm in thickness. The test is conducted at the high working temperature of the asphalt binder, which is controlled by the use of a water bath in the DSR machine.

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  • Asphalt Binders - Paving the Way with Innovation

    Asphalt Binders - Paving the Way with Innovation

    Asphalt Binders - Paving the Way with Innovation Eric Biehl P.E., ODOT –Office of Materials Management, Columbus, OH . What are we doing today with asphalt? Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR): Testing temperatures are at base binder . from Asphalt Institute's website.

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  • FHWA Asphalt Binder Expert Task Group July 26-27, 2007 .

    FHWA Asphalt Binder Expert Task Group July 26-27, 2007 .

    (5) Evaluation of DSR - Mike Anderson (Asphalt Institute) Mike Anderson presented work conducted by the Asphalt Institute (AI) to compare results from the MSCR to mixes used in the 1996 Kentucky PG 70-22 study and Interstate 64 near Winchester (Attachment 4). Information from the Kentucky PG 70-22 study was previously published in AAPT.

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  • Implementation of the Multi-Stress Creep Asphalt Binder .

    Implementation of the Multi-Stress Creep Asphalt Binder .

    Implementation of the Multi-Stress Creep Asphalt Binder Specification This document is meant to give users of the asphalt binder specification answers to questions about this new specification and technology. Additionally it gives design and materials experts' guidance on use of asphalt binders when writing project proposals and documentation.

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  • Pavement Interactive - Pavement Interactive

    Pavement Interactive - Pavement Interactive

    Pavement Interactive is a free online knowledge base for the paving industry. The site is a repository for encyclopedic articles, news, and information on all topics related to pavements. It serves as a resource for contractors, government agencies, consultants, and others in the transportation infrastructure industry.

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  • MS-26 Asphalt Binder Handbook | Asphalt Institute Bookstore

    MS-26 Asphalt Binder Handbook | Asphalt Institute Bookstore

    The Asphalt Binder Handbook is a comprehensive manual that is devoted entirely to information about asphalt binders or bitumen. It is a compilation of the information in numerous other AI publications including the SP-1, MS-4, MS-5, MS-19, and MS-25 manuals, melded with previously unpublished information on topics such as the Multiple-Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) test, testing variability and .

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  • Asphalt ETG Update - Purdue Engineering

    Asphalt ETG Update - Purdue Engineering

    Asphalt ETG Update NCAUPG Indianapolis, IN – February 15 th 2012. 2. . TP-70 MSCR Test of Asphalt Binder Using DSR . • FHWA is working with the Asphalt Institute to assist States to effectively understand and implement MSCR & better understand GTR 9. Michael Anderson. 10.

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  • SUBJECT: HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) MIXTURE DESIGN AND .

    SUBJECT: HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) MIXTURE DESIGN AND .

    31. Asphalt Institute Technical Bulletin - Laboratory Mixing and Compaction Temperatures. 32. AASHTO T 350 – Standard Method of Test for Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Test of Asphalt Binder Using a Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR). All NYSDOT listed references are available from the New York State Department of Transportation.

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  • SPR-742: Evaluation of MSCR Testing for Adoption in ADOT .

    SPR-742: Evaluation of MSCR Testing for Adoption in ADOT .

    The Asphalt Institute's MSCR implementation database (last updated in 2015) was used as the reference for identifying the DOTs to contact. A total of 12 DOTs were selected (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida,

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  • Louisiana's Experience with Multiple

    Louisiana's Experience with Multiple

    Louisiana's Experience with Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Test . (MSCR) Test for LADOTD Asphalt Binder Specifications. LTRC Project # 11-2B Evaluation of Dynamic Shear Rheometer (DSR) Tests for Emulsions. . Asphalt Institute LTRC's Data. 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

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  • State Aid for Local Transportation, MS 500 Saint Paul, MN .

    State Aid for Local Transportation, MS 500 Saint Paul, MN .

    State Aid for Local Transportation, MS 500 . 395 John Ireland Boulevard Saint Paul, MN 55155. Asphalt Binder . Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview (November 13, 2015) Beginning January 1, 2016, Minnesota will implement the latest improvement to the PG grading system, Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR). See the document

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  • 2019 Annual Conference Speakers - modifiedasphalt

    2019 Annual Conference Speakers - modifiedasphalt

    Peter Grass, President – Asphalt Institute . . Also, MaineDOT's move to the MSCR specification and use of modified in binders in preservation treatments will be highlighted. Current trends and future expectations of modified binder use by MaineDOT and New England as a whole will be discussed.

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  • Registration Information Tentative AGENDA

    Registration Information Tentative AGENDA

    Asphalt Institute Conference 2019 • February 19, 2019 • Tuesday . SpringHill Suites Marriott •1601 Baxter • Bozeman, MT • 406-586-5200 . MSCR Grading System vs PG Grading System - How the State of Washingston Migrated from PC to MSCR. Joe Duvol, P.E., Washington State DOT.

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  • Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview - SEAUPG

    Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview - SEAUPG

    Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview Bob Horan PE Asphalt Institute 2013 SEAUPG Annual Meeting Our Visit This Morning • What is MSCR test? • What is the SEAUPG MSCR Task Force? • What is the latest with the SEAUPG MSCR Task Force? – "MSCR Information" webpage – State Surveys – Consensus on a key issues

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  • Implementation of the MSCR Test and Specification

    Implementation of the MSCR Test and Specification

    Implementation of the MSCR Test and Specification • ASTM Standard • Standard Specification for Performance Graded Asphalt Binder Using the Multiple Stress Creep and Recovery Test • Bob Kluttz (Kraton), Chair • Negative Votes (Summary of Key Points) .

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  • State MSCR Implementation Database - Asphalt Institute

    State MSCR Implementation Database - Asphalt Institute

    The Asphalt Institute has developed this database to provide current information on the status of each State's multiple stress creep recovery (MSCR) – AASHTO M 332/T 350 – implementation. Below is a interactive map showing the status for each state.

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  • Evaluation of MSCR Testing for Adoption in ADOT Asphalt .

    Evaluation of MSCR Testing for Adoption in ADOT Asphalt .

    MSCR test and AASHTO M332 are two recent advances that . Although substantial developmental work has been carried out by the Asphalt Institute, large amount of work is not immediately applicable to Arizona because: • The majority of the test methods and grading evaluations have been limited to .

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  • SEAUPG 2013 Key to MSCR Implementation in Oklahoma

    SEAUPG 2013 Key to MSCR Implementation in Oklahoma

    Nov 12, 2013 · Key To MSCR Implementation in Oklahoma Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center November 12, 2013 Kenneth Ray Hobson, P.E. Key Steps to MSCR Implementation . MSCR Task Force Work – Asphalt Institute Chaired WebEx Meetings – ILS Study. Equipment and Software • 1 of 2 DSRs Could Perform MSCR Tests

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  • Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview - SEAUPG

    Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview - SEAUPG

    Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Overview Bob Horan PE Asphalt Institute 2013 SEAUPG Annual Meeting Our Visit This Morning • What is MSCR test? • What is the SEAUPG MSCR Task Force? • What is the latest with the SEAUPG MSCR Task Force? – "MSCR Information" webpage – State Surveys – Consensus on a key issues

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  • Free Downloads MS-26 The Asphalt Binder Handbook

    Free Downloads MS-26 The Asphalt Binder Handbook

    The Asphalt Binder Handbook is a comprehensive manual that is devoted entirely to information about asphalt binders or bitumen. It is a compilation of the information in many other Asphalt Institute publications along with unpublished information on topics such as the Multiple-Stress Creep

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  • Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Test and its Use in the PG .

    Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Test and its Use in the PG .

    Recovery (MSCR) Test and its Use in the PG Binder Specification Mike Anderson, Asphalt Institute 54th Annual Idaho Asphalt Conference Moscow, Idaho 23 October 2014. Acknowledgments • DTFH61‐08‐H‐00030 and DTFH61‐11‐H‐00033 .

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  • Introduction to the Science of Asphalt Binders – Adventus .

    Introduction to the Science of Asphalt Binders – Adventus .

    Jul 19, 2016 · By Brian J Majeska In the last blog I focused on the importance of continuing adult learning and how it relates to the success of product commercialization. Nowhere is this more evident to me than in the asphalt industry as our team develops a number of products with clients. I .

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  • Free Downloads MS-26 The Asphalt Binder Handbook

    Free Downloads MS-26 The Asphalt Binder Handbook

    The Asphalt Binder Handbook is a comprehensive manual that is devoted entirely to information about asphalt binders or bitumen. It is a compilation of the information in many other Asphalt Institute publications along with unpublished information on topics such as the Multiple-Stress Creep

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  • AASHTO M 332 : Standard Specification for Performance .

    AASHTO M 332 : Standard Specification for Performance .

    Note 1—For asphalt cements graded by viscosity at 60°C, see M 226. Note 2—For performance-graded asphalt binder, see M 320. To ensure that the asphalt binder exhibits elastic response, the specifying agency may require compliance with R 92.

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  • White Papers & Technical Reports - Modified Asphalt

    White Papers & Technical Reports - Modified Asphalt

    White Papers & Technical Reports. . Guidance on the Use of the MSCR Test with the AASHTO M320 Specification Author: Asphalt Institute Implementation of the Multiple Stress Creep Recovery Test and Specification Author: Asphalt Institute SBS Polymer Supply Outlook

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  • MSCR Information - Asphalt InstituteAsphalt Institute

    MSCR Information - Asphalt InstituteAsphalt Institute

    Understanding the MSCR Test and its Use in the PG Asphalt Binder Specification; Guidance Documents: (419KB) Asphalt Institute's Guidance Document on MSCR Implementation (344KB) Asphalt Institute's Guidance Document on using MSCR with AASHTO M320 (771KB) FHWA Tech Brief on the MSCR Procedure (44KB) SEAUPG - Use of MSCR to Replace PG Plus Tests

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  • MnDOT Implementation of the Multi-Stress Creep Asphalt .

    MnDOT Implementation of the Multi-Stress Creep Asphalt .

    asphalt binders when writing project proposals and documentation. How are user agencies looking to implement the test/specification? Beginning in 2015, MnDOT will begin making modifications to the MnDOT asphalt binder specification. Minnesota, along with the other states of the Combined State Binder Group, has decided to implement MSCR in 2 phases.

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  • Understanding Modified Asphalt Binder Technology

    Understanding Modified Asphalt Binder Technology

    Apr 10, 2014 · MSCR Guidance "Implementation of the Multiple-Stress Creep-Recovery Test and Specification" "It is the Asphalt Institute's opinion that the MSCR test and specification represent a technical advancement over the current PG specification that will allow for better characterization of the high temperature performance-related

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  • RESEARCH BUREAU

    RESEARCH BUREAU

    MSCR into the binder specification and implement plus grades of PG asphalt binder, in light of very small cost increase (less than 5%) and significant performance improvements (over 20% life extension) in plus-grade asphalt . A 2005 Asphalt Institute study analyzed field performance of asphalt pavement

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  • MSCR: A better tool for characterizing . - Asphalt magazine

    MSCR: A better tool for characterizing . - Asphalt magazine

    The MSCR test is the latest improvement to the Superpave Performance Graded (PG) Asphalt Binder specification. This new test and specification provide the user with a high temperature specification parameter that more accurately indicates the rutting performance of the asphalt binder and is blind to modification. It is an improvement in several .

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  • SPR-742: Evaluation of MSCR Testing for Adoption in ADOT .

    SPR-742: Evaluation of MSCR Testing for Adoption in ADOT .

    The Asphalt Institute's MSCR implementation database (last updated in 2015) was used as the reference for identifying the DOTs to contact. A total of 12 DOTs were selected (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida,

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  • Mobile Asphalt Testing Trailer Program (MATT): Recent .

    Mobile Asphalt Testing Trailer Program (MATT): Recent .

    MSCR Criteria: AASHTO R 92 - R% 16 Good agreement has been established between elastomeric polymer modification and rutting resistance. % Recovery above the line indicates the binder is modified with an acceptable elastomeric polymer. % Recovery below the line indicates the binder is not modified with an elastomeric polymer. Source: Asphalt .

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  • Annual Conference Presentations - Modified Asphalt

    Annual Conference Presentations - Modified Asphalt

    Annual Conference Presentations. Access to the presentations files is limited to AMAP members (permanent access), 2019 conference attendees (access to 2019 files for one year), and staff of agencies and academic institutions (permanent access). . Asphalt Institute MSCR update: North East Asphalt User/Producer Group Author: Greg Harder .

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  • The Use and Performance of Asphalt Binder Modified with .

    The Use and Performance of Asphalt Binder Modified with .

    The Use and Performance of Asphalt Binder Modified with Polyphosphoric Acid (PPA) This Technical Brief provides an overview of the implication of the use of Polyphosphoric Acid as a modifier for asphalt binders and implications in relation to asphalt pavement performance. Background . The modification of asphalt binder to improve performance

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  • Mobile Asphalt Testing Trailer Program (MATT): Recent .

    Mobile Asphalt Testing Trailer Program (MATT): Recent .

    MSCR Criteria: AASHTO R 92 - R% 16 Good agreement has been established between elastomeric polymer modification and rutting resistance. % Recovery above the line indicates the binder is modified with an acceptable elastomeric polymer. % Recovery below the line indicates the binder is not modified with an elastomeric polymer. Source: Asphalt .

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