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ENROBES BITUMINEUX [1 record]

Record 1 2017-02-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Road Construction Materials
DEF

Mixture produced in an asphalt mixing plant that consists of mineral aggregate uniformly coated with asphalt cement or liquid asphalt.

CONT

Plant mix. ... The process involves the assembly of excellent aggregates in several sizes, ... heating to temperatures of 300-400 °F (150-200° C) and mixing, in a central plant, with the proper quantity of asphalt cement or semisolid tar also at elevated temperature. The resulting compound is hauled to the roadway where it is placed by a laying machine or paver and thoroughly rolled before the mixture cools.

CONT

asphalt: ... a bituminous substance mixed with crushed rock for paving.

OBS

coated material: term often found in plural.

Key term(s)
  • coated materials

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériaux de constr. (Voies de circulation)
DEF

Matériau constitué par un mélange dosé de granulats et de filler enrobés de bitume ou de goudron, utilisé principalement pour la construction des couches supérieures des chaussées [...]

CONT

Les enrobés doivent être utilisés à chaud, par conséquent à des distances raisonnables des usines productrices, et immédiatement après leur fabrication. Quelques procédés brevetés permettent cependant leur utilisation à froid.

CONT

Généralement fabriqués dans des installations d'enrobage à grand débit [...], les matériaux enrobés se prêtent à une mise en œuvre mécanique qui permet d'assurer une grande régularité de surface.

OBS

Termes souvent utilisés au pluriel.

Key term(s)
  • enrobés
  • matériaux enrobés
  • enrobés hydrocarbonés
  • enrobés bitumineux

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Materiales de construcción de carreteras
Key term(s)
  • materiales revestidos
  • materiales recubiertos
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