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Xu, S. (author), Tabakovic, A. (author), Liu, X. (author), Palin, D. (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)
It has been demonstrated that calcium alginate capsules can be used as an asphalt healing system by pre-placing rejuvenator (healing agent) into the asphalt mix and releasing the rejuvenator on demand (upon cracking). This healing mechanism relies on the properties of capsules which are determined by the capsule preparation process. In this...
journal article 2019
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Xu, S. (author), Liu, X. (author), Tabaković, Amir (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)
Improving the healing capacity of asphalt is proving to be an effective method to prolong the service life of an asphalt pavement. The calcium alginate capsules encapsulating rejuvenator have been developed and proved to provide successful localized crack healing in asphalt mastic. However, it is not known whether this self-healing asphalt...
journal article 2019