High Temperature Properties of Asphalt Modified with Two Kinds of OMMTs


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In order to improve the rutting resistance of the asphalt pavement, the base asphalt needs to be modified. Two kinds of nano-organic montmorillonite (nano-OMMT) with different interlayer spacing were used as the modifier. The content of the two OMMTs in asphalt is the same, being 3wt%. The high temperature properties of the modified asphalts were compared. The effect of interlayer spacing of nano-OMMT was discussed. Results have shown that different nano-OMMT interlayer spacing leads to different high temperature properties. The asphalt modified by 3wt% of the OMMT with the interlayer spacing of 2.8nm shows better high temperature resistance that modified by the OMMT with the interlayer spacing of 3.8nm. More nano-OMMTs with other interlayer spacings should be used to explore the effect of interlayer spacings on the properties of asphalt.



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Z.S. Liu, L.P. Xu, X.D. Liang, Z.H. Wang and H.M. Zhang




Z. P. Zhang et al., "High Temperature Properties of Asphalt Modified with Two Kinds of OMMTs", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1015, pp. 14-17, 2014

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August 2014




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