Section 3: Factors Influencing PerformanceAnchor: #i1000235
The performance of seal coats and surface treatments depends on:
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- construction techniques used Anchor: #DBRSXLAC
- properties of the bituminous binder and the stone Anchor: #RNUYTIBW
- amounts of stone and binder used and the uniformity of application Anchor: #BLHUXDHI
- development of good adhesion initially which must be maintained throughout the life of the surfacing Anchor: #KAUXUBWQ
- development of a dense interlocking mosaic of stone Anchor: #JNOVRMNO
- strength of the underlying base or condition of underlying pavement Anchor: #PQUPOFVN
- amount and type of traffic Anchor: #SBAYVGCY
- environmental and drainage conditions.
These factors will be discussed in more detail later in this manual.