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PROCESS

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • Apply 1 or 2 lifts using standard asphalt installation equipment

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • Install using specialized equipment with install rate of 22 to 28 pounds of material per square yard

PERFORMANCE LIFE

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • 9 to 10 years depending on inches installed

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • 8 to 14 years depending on PCI rating prior to install

BENEFITS

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • Installs new asphalt surface

  • Adds new wear course to existing pavement

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • Seals existing asphalt

  • Adds wear coarse to existing pavement

  • Installed at ambient temperature

  • Eliminates most of the existing cracks

  • Minimizes reflective cracking

  • Smooth new texture

  • Can have multiple installations

  • Will not track

  • Snow and ice melt in coldĀ  climates

  • Small installation crew size

CURE TIME

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • 1 to 2 hours – prefer 24 hours before traffic

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • 4 to 12 hours (may be longer with high humidity)

RESISTANCE TO WEATHERING

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • Minimal, oxidizes fast and begins to deteriorate

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • Excellent

APPLICATION LIMITATIONS

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • Effective on pavement with a PCI rating of 38 or higher

  • Recommended application temperature of 40 degrees and rising for 24 hours after installation

  • Can not be applied in rain

  • Existing asphalt must be milled or repaired in many cases prior to installation

  • Large crew required for installations

  • In most cases can only be done 2 times before full reclaim is necessary

  • Material installed at minimum of 250 degrees

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • Effective on pavement with a PCI rating of 60 or higher

  • Temperature must be 50 degrees and rising for 24 hours after installation

  • Cannot be applied in rain

COLOR

ASPHALT MILL & OVERLAY

  • Starts out black, but oxidizes to gray within one year

ULTIMAT ASPHALT MICROPAVE

  • Remains rich black throughout its lifetime

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