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In 2009, test strips of a refined coal tar-based sealant (RTS) and an asphalt-based sealant (ABS) were applied in...

PCTC's February 2016 column in Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine talks about life cycle analyses of pavement maintenance....

From 1994 to 2004, the Pavement Coatings Technology Center at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University...

From 1994 to 2004, the Pavement Coatings Technology Center at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University...

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is planning to study occupational exposures of sealant applicators. Several...

Koppers Inc., a distiller of crude metallurgical coal tar and supplier of the RT12 base used in RTS...

PCTC has two guides to assist in preparing specifications for refined coal tar-based emulsion for sealing asphaltic pavements:...

Pavement sealants are manufactured using “Refined Coal Tar Grade RT-12” (RT-12) meeting ASTM D490 – 92 (2011) standards....

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has developed Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports. The...