Comparison Research between SMA with Activated Mineral Binder Stabilizer (AMBS) and SMA with Lignin Fiber


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The objective of this study was to investigate the performance of SMA mixtures with AMBS (Activated Mineral Binder Stabilizer), a new type of bitumen stabilizer, comparing with SMA with fibers. In the paper, after a short introduction about the modification mechanism, general performances of these mixtures were researched through a series of laboratory tests. The results show that the performance of SMA with AMBS meets the requirement of criterion. It shows better results than SMA with fibers in Immersed Marshall test, Rutting test, Low temperature bending test and etc. Besides, with less consume of energy and less CO2 emission, the comparison of the environmental indicators shows a quantitative decline in the negative environmental economic cost per ton SMA mix, when using the activated-mineral binder-stabilizer as compared to the cellulose fibers. In a word, there are tremendous promotion value and good engineering application prospect in AMBS



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 347-353)

Edited by:

Weiguo Pan, Jianxing Ren and Yongguang Li




C. Y. Wu et al., "Comparison Research between SMA with Activated Mineral Binder Stabilizer (AMBS) and SMA with Lignin Fiber", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 347-353, pp. 3716-3723, 2012

Online since:

October 2011




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