The video by Benjamin Beytekin, shows Wirtgen W 250 Cold Milling machines at work in Germany on the B 14 – Abfräsen, Waiblingen-Nord.
Also called cold planning or asphalt milling and profiling, involves removing part of the existing paved asphalt surface with sufficient thickness to create a smooth pavement or full-depth removal of the road surface and courses underneath.
The greatest benefit from milling a road! This is widely used for pavement rehabilitation throughout the world. The milled pavement is removed from site, put through a crusher, and recycled as the aggregate for the new pavement.
Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP)
Has substantial financial benefits saving not only on the costs associated with quarrying and transporting new aggregates, but also in time as pavement milling is a fast process that leaves a level base behind.
Milling can be used for:
- Removing distresses from the surface to leave a level and smooth surface
- Removing aggregate …