Ten things you want to know about Delta Tc

By Mark Buncher, Ph.D., P.E.

The Asphalt Institute (AI) recently released “IS-240 State-of-the-Knowledge: Use of the Delta Tc Parameter to Characterize Asphalt Binder Behavior.” This 64-page technical document is available as a free download on the AI website. Search under either Engineering or in AI’s store for the document labeled Informational Series (IS) 240.

What is Delta Tc (ΔTc)?

Delta Tc (ΔTc) is an asphalt binder parameter that has been gaining attention from both researchers and user agencies seeking physical property parameters that will help ensure long-term asphalt pavement durability performance.


Lab Corner: Hindsight

By Mike Anderson, P.E.

I’m sure by the time this publishes – whether actual print or just the electronic version – the premise in which I’m engaging for this article will be old hat for most of you, having read it in one form or another for the past six weeks. But I can’t help myself; please forgive me.