Hot-on-Hot

Aggregate supply Hot-on-Hot paving to M6

  • 23 Feb 2017

  • Share

Aggregate Industries has worked in collaboration with Highways England and Kier Construction on the UK’s first Hot-on-Hot in line paving trial. Part of the Area 13 Framework contract, the trial was undertaken on the M6 Junction 36-35 S/B C/W at Burton to Cinderbarrow between the 27th and 28th July 2016. 

Widely used on most major roads in Germany, Hot-on-Hot is a concept new to the UK, created by placing two asphalt layers at the same time, a Binder Course and a Surface Course, to form a fully homogenous layer.

Hot-on-Hot on the M6

Utilising a high compaction screed to provide full compaction throughout the layer, the Binder Course is laid atop of the Surface Course material, which uses a transfer vehicle to feed it into the paver. This allows for continuous paving of the Surface Course layer.

The Hot-on-Hot concept creates a fully bonded pavement out of two different products, providing a water tight interface, eliminating any possible bonding failures, whilst saving on costs.

On this particular site the original specification was for 60mm of Binder Course and 40mm of Surface Course, by using the Hot-on-Hot system the material thicknesses where changed to 70mm of Binder Course and 30mm of Surface Course.

Visit the Aggregate Industries website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Dulux Trade

Multi million pound college development assisted by Dulux Trade

A Nottinghamshire college’s recent redevelopment has allowed for new buildings, facilities and opportunities, and Dulux Trade has been involved in the update.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation

  • Share
Kee Systems

Roof safety solution from Kee Systems simply quali-tea

A combination of Kee Systems’ safety products have been installed at the Twinings facility in Andover, to offer a top quality edge protection solution for staff members on the rooftop.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Health & Safety, Membranes, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Roof Edge Protection, Roofs, Site Preperation

  • Share
REHAU
Senior Architectural Systems

Senior's PURe® windows top of the class

Given it offers low U-values, Senior’s PURe® aluminium window system has allowed contractor B&K to make large cost savings on the construction of schools.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Windows

  • Share