Evaluation of Construction Techniques for New Antihydroplaning Overlays.
Final rept. Feb 73-Feb 74,
NEW MEXICO UNIV ALBUQUERQUE ERIC H WANG CIVIL ENGINEERING RESEARCH FACILITY
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Runway surfaces that will prevent hydroplaning of highspeed jet aircraft during wet weather operations have become a primary requisite for airfields operated by the Air Force and the civilian aviation community. This report describes the materials, construction techniques, and results obtained from a program of field testing addressed to the need for antihydroplaning surfaces. The materials selected for field testing consisted of friction-textured asphalt slurry, Palmer-Pavetread, porous asphalt cold mix, porous asphalt hot mix with latex rubber, and a porous aggregate structure with a resinous binder Bondate. The construction of test surfaces from these materials, with the exception of Bondate, are described. Special emphasis is given to the construction techniques and construction problems associated with the use of the new materials. Modified author abstract
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