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Hesselberg Hydro

Dense Asphaltic Concrete

Structure and Properties

  • A filled mixture of crushed stones or gravel, sand and filler.
  • After compaction, voids are nearly completely filled with bitumen (void content <3%)
  • Impermeable.
  • Stable on steep slopes.

Applications

  • Watertight facings and revetments.
  • Lining for canals and reservoirs.
  • Cores for reservoir dams.
  • Landfill linings.