ANTI-STRIP AGENTS FOR CUTBACK ASPHALT

 

GENERAL

 

Anti-strip agents used in cutback asphalt shall be approved brands. Sources, approved brand names, and approved dosages are listed in Appendix A.

 

BRAND NAME APPROVAL

 

Brand approval will be based on information supplied by the producer and the results of anti-stripping tests. Requests for approval shall be made to the Office of Materials in Ames, Iowa, and shall be accompanied by a sample of the anti-strip agent together with product information including brand name, recommended dosage, and instructions for use. Anti-strip testing shall be in accordance with Laboratory Test Method No. Iowa 629. The treatment shall be heat stable for 24 hours at 250F (121C).

 

MONITOR SAMPLING & TESTING

 

The Office of Materials may sample and test anti-strip agents to verify results of the original approval.