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Training: Using Polymer Modified Binders - Orlando, FL

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Turnpike Headquarters Building 5315, Auditorium A

263 Florida's Turnpike
Orlando, FL 32835
United States

Event Details

Lunch will be catered and will be $10 per person, cash preferred, upon arrival.

Draft Agenda: Polymer Modified Binder Training

Tentative Dates/Locations:

Orlando (Turkey Lake), Tuesday August 9. 2022
Tallahassee, Thursday, August 11, 2022

Objective: To provide useful background to FDOT engineers and hot mix producers on polymer‐modified asphalt binders and their applications in Florida.

10:00‐10:15 Welcome, introductions (Howie Moseley & Mark Musselman)
10:15‐10:30 Polymer‐modified asphalt binders, a brief history (Bob Kluttz, Kraton)
10:30‐11:00 Florida DOT Specifications, QA procedures (Howie Moseley, Greg Sholar, FDOT)
11:00‐11:15 Asphalt binders‐the basics (production, properties affecting performance and modification) (Mike Worden, Associated Asphalt)
11:15‐12:15 SBS Polymers‐the basics (what are they, how are they made, how do they interact with asphalt) (B.J. Blackwell, Kraton)
12:15‐12:45 Lunch (on site, $10 cash)
12:45‐1:30 Polymer modified asphalt binders‐practical guidelines (storage, handling, sampling, testing) (Mike Worden, Associated Asphalt)
1:30‐1:45 Break
1:45‐2:15 PMA‐mix production, construction considerations (Tanya Nash, ATS)
2:15‐2:45 PMA binder grades, applications (Gary Fitts, Kraton)
2:45‐3:00 Open discussion
3:00 Adjourn

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For More Information:

David Allain
David Allain
Technical Director Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida, Inc