Spray Tanker Applications for Surface Dressing

Should you see a “Road Ahead Closed” and diversion sign, often there is a spray tanker and a road mending crew hard at work ahead. They are carrying out vital resurfacing work and the distinctive smell of bitumen is synonymous with road repairs.


Road Surfacing and the Legacy of Extreme Weather

Road surfacing has come under massive pressure during 2018 with a series of intense and unusual weather events. Following these extreme highs and lows, BituChem has a full range of road surfacing materials to return the network to full working order.


Road Preservation Specialists and Manufacturers

Road preservation is a task which is undertaken in many forms throughout the year. Some activities are reactionary in response to damage caused by road traffic accidents, spillages, and extreme weather conditions. Others are planned and scheduled to prevent the need for more invasive repairs.


Road Surface Dressing Solutions from BituChem

Surface dressing for roads is often the best solution when they need to be maintained but have not worn to the point of more extensive repairs.


Highway Surfacing for Heatwave Repairs

Highway surfacing is under great stress due to the hot summer weather. With several weeks of sunshine and record temperatures during June and the situation has continued into July, Airpatch is the solution to emergency repairs.


Road Surfacing Melts in UK Heatwave

With an area of high pressure sitting directly over Great Britain and Ireland the mercury has been rising to record temperatures, with Porthmadog in North Wales hitting 30.8 degrees centigrade. So, at what point does road surfacing melt?


Pavement Waterproofing For 21st Century Roads

Pavement waterproofing has become more important over the last few decades as the climate becomes more unpredictable. Research by the Met Office indicates that there is an overall upward trend in rainfall since 1960 with downpours becoming more severe posing a risk to the condition of our roads.


Surface Treatment to Increase the Life Span of Roads

Surface treatment methods and materials prolong the usability of roads. Road surfacing is the layer which seals and protects the main structural layers below. BituChem have a range of outstanding preservation treatments.


Preventing Highway Repairs with BituChem

Highway repairs are going to be required at some point in the life span of any road. We have been generating innovative and leading edge technologies for the road surfacing industry for decades.


Micro Asphalt Products for Surfacing Contractors

Micro asphalt is just one of an array of products and materials available to surfacing contractors and local authorities in the continuous battle to keep Britain’s road network in good condition.