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Teaching You Solutions To Your Road Problems

Ergon A&E provides educational opportunities to enhance your knowledge of the benefits of pavement preservation and maintenance. From general education to in-depth, network-specific analyses, we are ready, willing and available to help you learn to maximize impact on your roads and improve your entire network.

In-person Training Sessions

Our expert Sales and Technical Marketing Teams conduct pavement management training sessions in which we go through the techniques and technologies of pavement preservation and maintenance. During these sessions, we also stress the importance of a consistent, economical plan to increase the pavement condition indexes of more roads throughout your network, using your existing budget. For those in our service areas, let us know if you want to be added to our mailing list so you’ll know when we’re rolling into your city. We can also set up more detailed sessions based on your specific road needs if you prefer.

In the meantime, take a look at how we're working to bring our customers at every level closer to long-term solutions for common road problems.

Training Portal

Be sure to view our Training Portal which will feature best practices modules for various treatments over time.

Additionally, check out our education site, SaveMyRoad.com, to learn about the concept of pavement preservation and various treatments.

Treatments

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Cape Seal A preservation treatment using two or more individual treatments in combination. Traditional combination is a chip seal followed by a slurry system treatment but other combinations include a scrub seal followed by m...
Bond Coat - Hot-Applied An application of hot asphalt binder having trackless properties immediately prior to a paving operation. Typically used for heavier than normal application rates and on projects where immediate cure times are benefi... eTac HB
Bond Coat - Trackless A trackless bond or tack coat is an application of emulsion or asphalt binder with trackless properties that is sprayed onto the roadway surface immediately prior to a paving operation. The trackless properties ensur... CBC-1HT (eTac), eTac, eTac HB, eTac-H
Spray Paver Application A paving technique whereby the tack or bond coat material is applied through the paving equipment in a continuous operation. Contact your local salesperson for information on availability in your area.
Tack Coat - Conventional A tack or bond coat is an application of emulsion or asphalt binder that is sprayed onto the roadway surface immediately prior to a paving operation. The adhesion of multiple lifts of pavement provides for maximum st... CBC-1H, CBC-1HT (eTac), CQS-1H, CQS-1HL, CQS-1HT, CRS-1, CRS-1HBC, CSS, CSS-1, CSS-1H, MS-2, PET, SS-1, SS-1H, SS-1HP
Chip Seal - Conventional A spray-applied application of asphalt emulsion followed by an application of a single layer of aggregate used to provide friction, seal cracks less than ¼ inches wide and reduce the intrusion of water into roadway s... CMS-2, CMS-2P (eScrub), CRS-1H, CRS-2, CRS-2H, HFE-90, HFRS-2, MS-2, RS-1H, RS-2
Chip Seal - Modified A wearing course of spray-applied polymer modified asphalt emulsion followed by an application of a single layer of aggregate used to provide friction, seal cracks less than ¼ inches wide and preserve roadways. The m... CHP-2P, CRS-1HM, CRS-1HP, CRS-1P, CRS-2+, CRS-2HLM, CRS-2HP, CRS-2L, CRS-2P, CRS-2S, HFRS-2P, LMCRS-2H, PMCRS-2H, RS-1M, RS-1P
Chip Seal - Premium A polymer modified chip seal system designed for maximum aggregate adhesion and the shortest return-to-traffic time for the highest ADT routes. Life extensions of 6 - 7 years are expected. CHFRS-2H, CHFRS-2P
Rejuvenating Scrub Seal Surface treatment designed as a mass crack sealer with frictional properties of a chip seal. Used on roadways with high-density, top-down cracking as a wearing course or interlayer. Provides life extension of 6 - 7 y... CMS-1PC, CMS-1PC (eScrub), CMS-2P (eScrub), PMRE
Cold Mix - Conventional Mixture of cutback asphalt or asphalt emulsion and aggregate, combined through a pugmill or asphalt plant and typically stored in a stockpile for use as temporary patching. AE-3 Modified, AE-P, AES-300, CMS-1, CMS-2S, HFMS-1, MS-1, QPR, QSH, RC-70/250, RS-1H
Cold Mix - Premium Laboratory designed mixture of an engineered asphalt or asphalt emulsion binder combined through an asphalt plant or pugmill that is capable of being stored in a stockpile for use as a durable repair of potholes, lev...
Cold In-Place Recycling Rehabilitation technique. Mills and recycles asphalt mixtures to depths in the range of ¾ - 2 inches. Used to correct all pavement distresses within the recycled depth and prevent or delay reflective cracking from deeper... AES-300, CIR-EE, CMS-1, CMS-2S, CSS Special, CSS-1, CSS-1S, HFMS-1, MS-1
Hot In-Place Recycling In-situ preservation and maintenance technique. Recycles and rejuvenates asphalt mixtures in the range of ¾ to 2-inches deep. Used to correct cracking, surface profile flaws, raveling and oxidation. AE-P, ARA, ARA-1, ARA-1P, ARA-2P, ARA-3P, CMS-2S, CSS-1S
Full Depth Reclamation FDR is a complete rehabilitation technique addressing all major distresses throughout the pavement structure and into the base. All roadway materials are combined in-situ and compacted to form an improved base. This... CSS-1H, FDR-EE
Fog Seal - Conventional A preservation technique that involves spraying a diluted asphalt emulsion onto an asphalt surface. Used to enhance aggregate retention and seal hairline cracks. Life extensions of 2 - 4 years are typical. CHPF-1, CQS-1F, CQS-1H, CQS-1HL, CQS-1NV, CSS-1, CSS-1H, CSS-1S, MS-2, SS-1, SS-1H
Fog Seal - High-Performance A light application of emulsion sprayed on the roadway surface, providing a quick return-to-traffic time and improved aggregate retention with trackless properties. Typical uses are over new chip seals, rejuvenating... CHPF-1 (eFog HP)
Fog Seal - Rejuvenating A preservation technique that involves spray applying a light application of a polymer modified asphalt emulsion containing a rejuvenator. Typically used to seal cracks 1/8 inch and smaller and to return original pro... CMS-1PF (eFog), CMS-1PS, CQS-FSR, CQS-FSRP, PMRE QB
Fog Seal - Specialty A fog seal treatment exhibiting a unique property such as a relatively quick return to traffic, a trackless cure or a polymer modified binder
Frictional Mastic Spray-applied surface treatment/sealer designed for city streets, residential roads and highway shoulders. Corrects distresses such as raveling and oxidation. Delivers 2 - 4 years of life extension. Axys, Onyx
Micro Surfacing - Conventional Surface treatment/wearing course with standard 3% polymer modification of the asphalt base. Addresses loss of friction, oxidation rutting and minor reprofiling. Can be used on all roadway types and all traffic levels... CQH-1HP, CSS-1H, CSS-1HM, CSS-1HP, CSS-1P, MSE
Micro Surfacing - Premium Surface treatment/wearing course with minimum 6% polymer modification of the asphalt base. Developed for use on all roadway classifications. Uses include rut filling and leveling. It also provides durable friction wh... CSS-1EP (eFlex)
Slurry Seal - Conventional Wearing course with no modification to the binder. Used for county roads and city/residential streets, providing 5 - 7 years of life extension. CQS-1H, CQS-1NV, CSS-1H
Slurry Seal - Modified Wearing course follows conventional slurry seal design and application techniques with added polymer modification of the asphalt base, typically around 1.5%. Addresses loss of friction, raveling and oxidation with a... CQS-1H 3% Latex, CQS-1HLM, LMCQS-1H, PMCQS-1H
Slurry Seal - Premium Surface treatment/wearing course with minimum 6% polymer modification of the asphalt base and upgraded performance mixture design over the conventional version. Developed for use in city environments where heavy turn... CQS-1ES (eFlex ES)
Prime Coat - Conventional An application of emulsion or asphalt binder to a soil base in preparation for the wearing course. Typical use is prior to a chip seal or hot mixed asphalt application; the prime provides protection of the soil again... AE-P, CPP-1, CPPA-1, CSS-1H, PEP, RC-70/250, RM-90 (ePatch), Special MS, SS-1H
Prime Coat - Solventless An ecologically friendly emulsion containing no petroleum solvents, providing a rapid cure that facilitates same-day paving.
Paving Grade Asphalt A wide range of asphalt cement used in the manufacturing of Hot Mix Asphalt. The asphalt binder may be modified and is designed with respect to climate and roadway structural requirements for traffic loading. Paving Grade Asphalt
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