Potential of Using Imidazoline in Recycled Asphalt Pavement

Robert Jurczak, Paweł Mieczkowski, Bartosz Budziński


The environmental considerations need to be taken into account in any road resurfacing and upgrading project, for example, by reusing asphalt rubble for production of new pavement courses. Mixtures containing larger amounts of recycled asphalt pavement are improved by adding rejuvenator additives. The tests performed on the recycled asphalt mixtures containing lard imidazoline confirm the suitability of this agent for paving applications. Lard imidazoline was found to improve the stiffness modulus, fatigue performance and resistance to the action of water and freezing temperatures. The parameters obtained at the optimum content of additive complied with the criteria defined for virgin asphalt concrete and other mixtures of that kind.


fatigue performance; lard imidazoline; recycled asphalt pavement (RAP); stiffness modulus; rut resistance

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DOI: 10.7250/bjrbe.2019-14.456


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