Developing a performance-based joint sealant specification for airport PCC pavements

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Proceedings titleASTM STP
ConferenceDurability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives: 29 January 2004, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Pages346354; # of pages: 9
Subjectairport, concrete pavement, joint sealing, maintenance, performance, sealants, specification; Pavements; Roads/Pavement
AbstractThis paper provides a review of the factors that affect joint sealant performance for airport aprons, taxiways, and parking areas for Portland cement concrete paving, defines the key elements of the specification, and highlights the benefits of a performance based specification for the selection of durable joint sealants for airports. It addresses the issue of premature failure and requirements for extending joint sealant service life..
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierASTM STP 1453
NRC number46964
NPARC number20378241
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