Cohesion of Slurry Surfacing Mix with Slow Setting Bitumen Emulsions

  • Iurii SidunEmail author
  • Oleksiy Vollis
  • Serhiy Solodkyy
  • Volodymyr Gunka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 47)


In the present scientific work there is done the comparative analysis of two Slurry Surfacing mixes – systems on orthophosphoric and hydrochloric acids. It was determined that application of orthophosphoric acid for preparation of bitumen emulsion on oxidized bitumen leads to the substantial improvement of cohesion strength build-up rate – in comparison with identical system on hydrochloric acid. So as to receive the similar indices of cohesion strength build-up – the orthophosphoric-acid-based system allows using less amount of bitumen emulsion than required amount for the system on hydrochloric acid.

The results received witness about the different natures of breakage and cohesion strength build-up rate for systems on hydrochloric and phosphoric acids. As a confirmation of this fact there can be considered the possibility of using (in the systems with orthophosphoric acid) the aggregates which by methylene blue criterion are unsuitable for such technologies.

The orthophosphoric-acid-based Slurry Surfacing mix systems’ properties obtained allow forecasting the substantial advantages of using these mixes at limit-permissible (for bitumen-emulsion technologies) ambient temperatures.


Cohesive strength Slurry-surfacing mix Slurry Seal Bitumen emulsion Hydrochloric and orthophosphoric acids 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iurii Sidun
    • 1
    Email author
  • Oleksiy Vollis
    • 2
  • Serhiy Solodkyy
    • 1
  • Volodymyr Gunka
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Building and Environmental EngineeringLviv Polytechnic National UniversityLvivUkraine
  2. 2.Private Enterprise «Laboratory WestRoadServices»LvivUkraine
  3. 3.Institute of Chemistry and Chemical TechnologyLviv Polytechnic National UniversityLvivUkraine

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