Cationic 40% complies with the NRA Binder Specifications: RC380/2008 Table 3
Cationic 70% is a bitumen emulsion which is extensively used as a standard surface dressing binder in road maintenance programmes throughout Ireland. It offers the Roads Engineer a cost effective and high-tech tool to prolong the life of the road.
Watterson Surfacing and Bitumen Suppliers has a flexible manufacturing process with the capability of formulating products to meet the specific requirements of the customer.
Viaflex is a polymer modified surface dressing binder comprising a unique blend of bitumen and SBS polymers. It has been specially developed to extend the life of surface dressings compared to those carried out with standard70% emulsions, particularly on sites where higher traffic volumes and increased numbers of HGV’s are having adverse impacts.
BENEFITS OF VIAFLEX:
Viaflex complies with the NRA Binder Specifications: RC380 / 2007 Table 5.
Chippings vary in sizes from 6mm, 10mm and 14mm.
REQUIREMENTS FOR COARSE AGGREGATE USED IN SURFACE DRESSING POLISHED STONE VALUE (P.S.V.) REQUIREMENTS
Site DescriptionPolished Stone Value (PSV)
All National roads and other roads carrying high speed traffic with annual average daily traffic (AADT) greater than 2500, including Urban areas.
Approaches to roundabouts and traffic lights.
All other roads with traffic greater than 1000 AADT, including Urban areas.