Warm Mix Asphalt
Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) is the generic term for a variety of technologies that allow producers of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) pavement material to lower temperatures at which the material is mixed and placed on the road. It is a proven a technology that can:
- Reduce paving costs.
- Extend the paving season.
- Improve asphalt compaction.
- Allow asphalt mix to be hauled longer distances.
- Improve working conditions by reducing exposure to fuel emissions, fumes, and odors.