In the past, asphalt cutback was used to help prepare a roadbed before paving. Unfortunately, this admixture of asphalt cement and petroleum solvent could often prove hazardous to the local environment.
This could be especially disconcerting if seasonal rainfall caused the asphalt cutback to wash out into the local watershed. Not only could this lead to pollution concerns, significant rainfall could require reapplication.
Here at EnviRoad®, we can address these concerns with our specially formulated Earthbind® Prime Coat. It was created with eco-friendly biopolymers and surfactants to act as a prime coat for paving preparation. It does not contain any volatile organic carbons and is applied at ambient temperatures which eliminate pollution concerns and makes it easier for road construction companies to meet environmental regulations.
Earthbind® Prime Coat works by binding loose soil particles and aggregate material. This effectively strengthens the matrix and helps to prevent dust problems. It can be stored and transported in its concentrated form. It can then be diluted to the appropriate ratio before application.
Once it has cured on the unpaved surface, Earthbind® Prime Coat will not solubilize with seasonal rainfall. This further reduces reapplication concerns and delays related to local weather.
If you are looking for an environmentally friendly prime coat for an unpaved surface, you should call 1.800.536.2650 to speak to a representative at EnviRoad® about Earthbind® Prime Coat.