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Mcasphalt industries limited october 2012 2 mix design fundamentals hma consists of two basic ingredients: aggregate and asphalt binder hma mix design is the process of determining what aggregate to use, what asphalt binder to use and what the optimum combination of these two ingredients ought to be. Asphalt, also known as bitumen is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum it may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product, and is classed as a pitch before the 20th century, the term asphaltum was also used the word is derived from the ancient greek ἄσφαλτος ásphaltos. For most people “asphalt” and “blacktop” are terms used to describe what engineers and the asphalt industry call “asphalt concrete” or “bituminous concrete” hopefully the following definitions and explanations will shed some light on the subject asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or.
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