• Performance of a Rubblized Concrete Pavement on I-76

    The experiment was designed with three methods of breaking the concrete pavement prior to overlay. These were rubblization by the resonant breaker and the multi-head hammer and cracking and seating. However, do to significant alkali-silica reactivity of the concrete pavement …

  • 137 RUBBLIZING WITH BITUMINOUS CONCRETE …

    RUBBLIZING EQUIPMENT Two types of pavement breakers have been used for rubblizing concrete pavement. They are the resonant frequency breaker and the multi-head breaker (MHB). Resonant Frequency Breaker The resonant frequency breaker (see …

  • The Art of Rubblizing | Resonant Machines

    Rubblizing is the process of fracturing pavement of Portland Cement Concrete into angular pieces for direct overlay. Resonant Machines, the pioneer of Rubblization, has participated in over 25 different independent studies over the last two decades. Such …

  • Estudio, diseño y análisis técnico y económico en la ...

    The Rubblizing is defined as a process in which the concrete pavement is fracturad in interlocked angular pieces, using a "resonant vibration~ machine. As soon as the Rubblizing process is done, it is possible to build an asphalt overlay over the suñace or remove the material in the case of pavement …

  • Case Studies - The Global Leader in Concrete Rubblization ...

    Case Study 5 Vibration Monitoring of Sonic Concrete Pavement Breaker. Saguaro GeoServices was to determine if vibrations from the sonic concrete breaking machine could potentially cause damage to the property at 815 W 18th St. SGS positioned monitoring equipment along the EB I …

  • Rubblization for Airfields and Highways | Asphalt magazine

    Properly rubblizing PCCP results in the complete destruction of any slab action before applying the HMA overlay. For concrete pavements containing steel reinforcement, such as jointed reinforced concrete pavement (JRCP) and continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP), the steel should be ruptured or the concrete-to-steel bond should be broken.

  • S T A T E - tn.gov

    The rubblizing operation shall be performed with a self-contained, self-propelled resonant frequency breaking unit or multi-head breaker capable of rubblizing the pavement to the sizes specified. The unit shall be equipped with a water system to suppress dust generated by the rubblizing process.

  • Rubblizing to rehabilitate existing pavements | Asphalt ...

    There is a long history of successful use of rubblization technology on the West ia Turnpike on I-64 and elsewhere in the state. In June 1998, over 90 DOT staff from 15 states attended a rubblizing demonstration of a 16-year-old concrete pavement prior to placing a 10-inch thick HMA overlay on a section of I-77 / I-64 on the WV Turnpike.

  • Non-destructive evaluation of in-place rehabilitated ...

    Fig. 1(a) uses vibrating hammers to demolish the existing pavement. This system breaks ... consideration in Illinois DOT guidelines for rubblizing concrete pavements (Heckel 2002) is whether the rubblized pavement would protect the subgrade. If conditions exist ... Resonant Pavement Breaker (Resonant

  • RUBBLIZATION OF PCC USING A RESONANT BREAKER …

    RUBBLIZATION OF PCC USING A RESONANT BREAKER JANUARY 2018 ... the Concrete Pavement (Rubblizing) Environmentally Friendly Construction. 5 1 4 3 2 PSI ... Vibration Technology Weight. Vibration Technology Weight Frequency 44 Hz Amplitude 13-19 mm (3/4") Description of Resonant …

  • Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)

    In Iowa, a 3.0 km (1.9 mi) section of L63 in Mills County was rubblized using a resonant frequency vibration pavement breaker. The main findings were that the presence of edge drains was found to improve the structural rating of the rubblized roadway. The drains provided good drainage to the base and kept it stable [TYM 95].

  • Resonant Machines

    I would like to address the project at the Sidney Nebraska Airport that we had RMI do the rubblization of the existing 7" concrete pavement. The project was a 100'x 6600' ( 73,400 s.y. ) concrete runway that the engineers elected to do a rubblization on with a 2" aggregate bond breaker and …

  • Vibrating Beam Rubblizes Pavement Fast | Construction ...

    Sep 28, 2010· A shoe fixed to the horizontal beam vibrates along the pavement surface. The hydraulic system agitates the beam at up to 55 hertz. Schneider says the RMI shoe breaks the slab at a 45-degree angle to the surface. The slab is fractured through, debonding concrete from reinforcing steel. Since the shoe is vibrating at just ½ to ¾ of an inch in ...

  • 350 Rubblizing Concrete Pavement

    FDM 14-25-15 provides guidance on using rubblization of concrete pavement. The item Rubblizing, 335.0100, describes the rubblization process and the testing that is done to ensure that the intent of rubblization is being accomplished. 350.2 Preparatio n of the Concrete Surface Any existing asphaltic overlay must be removed before rubblizing the ...

  • ENGINEERING BRIEF NO

    Once an airfield pavement is rehabilitated using rubblization and a HMA overlay, future upgrades can be performed in accordance with conventional flexible pavement design techniques. EQUIPMENT: Resonant Breaker and Multi-Head Breaker machines are the two basic types of equipment used to rubblized concrete pavements.

  • ITEM 502.75960005 - RUBBLIZING EXISTING PORTLAND …

    ITEM 502.75960005 - RUBBLIZING EXISTING PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENT Page 3 of 3 01/10 Pavement Hardware: Wire fabric reinforcement, bar reinforcement, load transfer devices, joint ties, joint sealant material, and expansion material shall remain in place with the following exceptions.

  • August 2013 INTERIM No. 885(I)

    rubblizing concrete pavement up to 3.7 m etres in width, in a single pass. If a self-contained, self -propelled resonant breaker is used, it shall produce low amplitude, high frequency blows by vibrating a large steel beam that is connected to a foot (can be varied in width from six to twelve in ches) that is moved along the concrete surface at the

  • The Art of Rubblizing | Resonant Machines

    Rubblizing is the process of fracturing pavement of Portland Cement Concrete into angular pieces for direct overlay. Resonant Machines, the pioneer of Rubblization, has participated in over 25 different independent studies over the last two decades. Such analysis has shown the rubblized roads with an asphalt overlay have an average useful life ...

  • Rubblizing Concrete Pavements Using Resonant Vibration ...

    rubblizing and demolition and recycling. Pavement rubblizing may be defined as a technique that fractures the concrete slab into angular interlocked pieces using a "resonant vibration" machine. Once concrete pavement has been rubblized, an overlay is built on top of the fractured material. This paper

  • Rubblizing of Concrete Pavements: A Discussion of its Use

    Rubblizing of Concrete Pavements: A Discussion of its Use Public agencies have been misusing rubblization and an asphalt overlay of concrete slabs as a rehabilitation technique for the last 10 to 15 years. It has been misused because most of the pavements that have been rubblized did not need rubblization. In most situations, either concrete ...

  • US5393127A - Method and apparatus for rubblizing and ...

    The method and apparatus for mechanically rubblizing or breaking concrete wherein a plurality of weighted hammers are mounted upon spring biased cantilevered arms attached to a pivoted frame. Upon pivoting of the frame in an impact direction, the hammers simultaneously engage the concrete producing a linear rubblizing or breaking impact zone wherein the proximity of adjacent hammers permits ...

  • US6378951B1 - Vibratory pavement breaker - Google Patents

    An electrohydraulic pavement breaker system having cavities ( 28, 30 ) which are filled with hydraulic fluid (oil) or gas, and which provide mass spring system which is resonant at a frequency which is especially adapted for breaking and rubblizing concrete pavement. The resonant mass ( 18 ) is in impacting relationship with the pavement through a shoe ( 12 ), which shoe ( 12 ) may be part of ...

  • Rubblizing Concrete Pavements Using Resonant Vibration ...

    Rubblizing Concrete Pavements Using Resonant Vibration Technology Abstract The paper presents an engineering and technical description of the technology known as pavement concrete rubblizing, which is used for both, concrete pavement rehabilitation and as a demolition method for concrete …

  • From Rubble to Runway - Concrete Pavement Construction ...

    using both resonant and gravity breakers. The project was started using a resonant breaker to send very fast shock waves into the con-crete, literally vibrating it apart. The method worked, but was too slow, and the machine was plagued by breakdowns, so only a small percentage of the pavement was broken in this way.

  • Performance of a Rubblized Concrete Pavement on I-76

    The experiment was designed with three methods of breaking the concrete pavement prior to overlay. These were rubblization by the resonant breaker and the multi-head hammer and cracking and seating. However, do to significant alkali-silica reactivity of the concrete pavement …

  • 137 RUBBLIZING WITH BITUMINOUS CONCRETE …

    RUBBLIZING EQUIPMENT Two types of pavement breakers have been used for rubblizing concrete pavement. They are the resonant frequency breaker and the multi-head breaker (MHB). Resonant Frequency Breaker The resonant frequency breaker (see …

  • The Art of Rubblizing | Resonant Machines

    Rubblizing is the process of fracturing pavement of Portland Cement Concrete into angular pieces for direct overlay. Resonant Machines, the pioneer of Rubblization, has participated in over 25 different independent studies over the last two decades. Such …

  • Estudio, diseño y análisis técnico y económico en la ...

    The Rubblizing is defined as a process in which the concrete pavement is fracturad in interlocked angular pieces, using a "resonant vibration~ machine. As soon as the Rubblizing process is done, it is possible to build an asphalt overlay over the suñace or remove the material in the case of pavement …

  • Case Studies - The Global Leader in Concrete Rubblization ...

    Case Study 5 Vibration Monitoring of Sonic Concrete Pavement Breaker. Saguaro GeoServices was to determine if vibrations from the sonic concrete breaking machine could potentially cause damage to the property at 815 W 18th St. SGS positioned monitoring equipment along the EB I …

  • Rubblization for Airfields and Highways | Asphalt magazine

    Properly rubblizing PCCP results in the complete destruction of any slab action before applying the HMA overlay. For concrete pavements containing steel reinforcement, such as jointed reinforced concrete pavement (JRCP) and continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP), the steel should be ruptured or the concrete-to-steel bond should be broken.

  • S T A T E - tn.gov

    The rubblizing operation shall be performed with a self-contained, self-propelled resonant frequency breaking unit or multi-head breaker capable of rubblizing the pavement to the sizes specified. The unit shall be equipped with a water system to suppress dust generated by the rubblizing process.

  • Rubblizing to rehabilitate existing pavements | Asphalt ...

    There is a long history of successful use of rubblization technology on the West ia Turnpike on I-64 and elsewhere in the state. In June 1998, over 90 DOT staff from 15 states attended a rubblizing demonstration of a 16-year-old concrete pavement prior to placing a 10-inch thick HMA overlay on a section of I-77 / I-64 on the WV Turnpike.

  • Non-destructive evaluation of in-place rehabilitated ...

    Fig. 1(a) uses vibrating hammers to demolish the existing pavement. This system breaks ... consideration in Illinois DOT guidelines for rubblizing concrete pavements (Heckel 2002) is whether the rubblized pavement would protect the subgrade. If conditions exist ... Resonant Pavement Breaker (Resonant

  • RUBBLIZATION OF PCC USING A RESONANT BREAKER …

    RUBBLIZATION OF PCC USING A RESONANT BREAKER JANUARY 2018 ... the Concrete Pavement (Rubblizing) Environmentally Friendly Construction. 5 1 4 3 2 PSI ... Vibration Technology Weight. Vibration Technology Weight Frequency 44 Hz Amplitude 13-19 mm (3/4") Description of Resonant …

  • Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)

    In Iowa, a 3.0 km (1.9 mi) section of L63 in Mills County was rubblized using a resonant frequency vibration pavement breaker. The main findings were that the presence of edge drains was found to improve the structural rating of the rubblized roadway. The drains provided good drainage to the base and kept it stable [TYM 95].

  • Resonant Machines

    I would like to address the project at the Sidney Nebraska Airport that we had RMI do the rubblization of the existing 7" concrete pavement. The project was a 100'x 6600' ( 73,400 s.y. ) concrete runway that the engineers elected to do a rubblization on with a 2" aggregate bond breaker and …

  • Vibrating Beam Rubblizes Pavement Fast | Construction ...

    Sep 28, 2010· A shoe fixed to the horizontal beam vibrates along the pavement surface. The hydraulic system agitates the beam at up to 55 hertz. Schneider says the RMI shoe breaks the slab at a 45-degree angle to the surface. The slab is fractured through, debonding concrete from reinforcing steel. Since the shoe is vibrating at just ½ to ¾ of an inch in ...

  • 350 Rubblizing Concrete Pavement

    FDM 14-25-15 provides guidance on using rubblization of concrete pavement. The item Rubblizing, 335.0100, describes the rubblization process and the testing that is done to ensure that the intent of rubblization is being accomplished. 350.2 Preparatio n of the Concrete Surface Any existing asphaltic overlay must be removed before rubblizing the ...

  • ENGINEERING BRIEF NO

    Once an airfield pavement is rehabilitated using rubblization and a HMA overlay, future upgrades can be performed in accordance with conventional flexible pavement design techniques. EQUIPMENT: Resonant Breaker and Multi-Head Breaker machines are the two basic types of equipment used to rubblized concrete pavements.

  • ITEM 502.75960005 - RUBBLIZING EXISTING PORTLAND …

    ITEM 502.75960005 - RUBBLIZING EXISTING PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENT Page 3 of 3 01/10 Pavement Hardware: Wire fabric reinforcement, bar reinforcement, load transfer devices, joint ties, joint sealant material, and expansion material shall remain in place with the following exceptions.

  • August 2013 INTERIM No. 885(I)

    rubblizing concrete pavement up to 3.7 m etres in width, in a single pass. If a self-contained, self -propelled resonant breaker is used, it shall produce low amplitude, high frequency blows by vibrating a large steel beam that is connected to a foot (can be varied in width from six to twelve in ches) that is moved along the concrete surface at the

  • The Art of Rubblizing | Resonant Machines

    Rubblizing is the process of fracturing pavement of Portland Cement Concrete into angular pieces for direct overlay. Resonant Machines, the pioneer of Rubblization, has participated in over 25 different independent studies over the last two decades. Such analysis has shown the rubblized roads with an asphalt overlay have an average useful life ...

  • Rubblizing Concrete Pavements Using Resonant Vibration ...

    rubblizing and demolition and recycling. Pavement rubblizing may be defined as a technique that fractures the concrete slab into angular interlocked pieces using a "resonant vibration" machine. Once concrete pavement has been rubblized, an overlay is built on top of the fractured material. This paper

  • Rubblizing of Concrete Pavements: A Discussion of its Use

    Rubblizing of Concrete Pavements: A Discussion of its Use Public agencies have been misusing rubblization and an asphalt overlay of concrete slabs as a rehabilitation technique for the last 10 to 15 years. It has been misused because most of the pavements that have been rubblized did not need rubblization. In most situations, either concrete ...

  • US5393127A - Method and apparatus for rubblizing and ...

    The method and apparatus for mechanically rubblizing or breaking concrete wherein a plurality of weighted hammers are mounted upon spring biased cantilevered arms attached to a pivoted frame. Upon pivoting of the frame in an impact direction, the hammers simultaneously engage the concrete producing a linear rubblizing or breaking impact zone wherein the proximity of adjacent hammers permits ...

  • US6378951B1 - Vibratory pavement breaker - Google Patents

    An electrohydraulic pavement breaker system having cavities ( 28, 30 ) which are filled with hydraulic fluid (oil) or gas, and which provide mass spring system which is resonant at a frequency which is especially adapted for breaking and rubblizing concrete pavement. The resonant mass ( 18 ) is in impacting relationship with the pavement through a shoe ( 12 ), which shoe ( 12 ) may be part of ...

  • Rubblizing Concrete Pavements Using Resonant Vibration ...

    Rubblizing Concrete Pavements Using Resonant Vibration Technology Abstract The paper presents an engineering and technical description of the technology known as pavement concrete rubblizing, which is used for both, concrete pavement rehabilitation and as a demolition method for concrete …

  • From Rubble to Runway - Concrete Pavement Construction ...

    using both resonant and gravity breakers. The project was started using a resonant breaker to send very fast shock waves into the con-crete, literally vibrating it apart. The method worked, but was too slow, and the machine was plagued by breakdowns, so only a small percentage of the pavement was broken in this way.