View Pavement Educational Resources
Below is a list of pavement “How to” articles I have found on the net. I have divided it into categories. If you know of any other helpful articles or resources please add them to the list.
General Pavement Maintenance
Neal Total Asphalt Maintenance Handbook - This is a great book on the basics of asphalt maintenance. It covers everything from cleaning the surface, sealcoating, patching, striping… etc. It’s a free book from Neal. 77 pages worth or material.
Asphalt Institute - The Asphalt Institute has a tone of articles and and books that they publish themselves on asphalt paving and other technical aspects of the process. There are both paid and free resources on the site. They also give a nice listing of upcoming events.
Neal Total Asphalt Maintenance Handbook - See description above. In depth how to on sealcoating and materials.
How To Sealcoat - This is a very nice little guide to sealcoating with tons of great pictures, video and charts. It covers preperation, equipment, mix design, etc.
Paveman Pro Sealcoating Calculator - You’ve probably already found it, but our sealcoating mix design calculator tells you exactly how much of each material you need for the job down to the last drop!
Sealcoating FAQS- Here are some questions and answers on sealcoating at the NPCA website. These are mainly questions and answers that relate to sealcoating materials.
How I Stripe a Parking Lot… 15 Years… By Myself… - This book from American Striping Company offers great insight into the business of striping from Dan Zurcher, who has over 15 years experience in the business. Cost is $35.00.
Filling Asphalt Cracks - This is a brief but good introduction on crack sealing from the gents over at Asphalt Sealcoating Direct.
More to come…
If you know of any other good resources, please add them to the list. If you don’t know how to create a link just add the web address and I’ll make it into a link for you.