ASI Solutions

Runways and Taxiway Preservation

RhinoDust for Airfields

ASI Solutions

Surface grip (friction) is a major safety characteristic of an asphalt surface course. Once the bitumen film has been removed from the aggregate by vehicle trafficking, the micro-texture (roughness) of the aggregate is exposed which provides grip with tyre contact.

A fresh application of RHiNOPHALT® covers the aggregate micro-texture, effectively reducing the current grip value of the pavement surface like that of a freshly laid asphalt surface course.

Rhinogrit is applied, at the same time as the RHiNOPHALT®, to provide an instant increase in grip and to abrade the RHiNOPHALT® from the aggregate surface. Trafficking helps this abrasion and once the aggregate micro-texture is exposed, the grip values are returned to normal.

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RhinoDust for Airfields Monday, Oct 02, 2017