Automatic closed-loop asphalt analyzer

Binder extraction and recovery is important for both determining the binder content and recovering a representative sample which can be used to perform other tests such as penetration, softening point, etc. The machine used is a Pavelab Systems product, by Controls.  

Double wheel tracker - test in AIR to EN 12697-22, Procedure B

The wheel tracking test is used for determining the susceptibility of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) to deform under load by measuring the rut depth formed by repeated passes of a loaded wheel at a fixed temperature.

Pivot automatic bitumen penetrometer

The penetration test is used as a measure of consistency. Higher values of penetration indicate softer consistency. PAVELAB SYSTEMS Pivot is able to perform this test automatically and it features a very accurate zero point determination to eliminate any operator error.