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asphalt jungle

An overcrowded, unsafe and/or crime-ridden urban environment or city, characterized by the congestion of large buildings and roads. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. After 10 years living in that asphalt jungle, I'm looking forward to being in a place with a bit of grass and friendly neighbors.
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asphalt jungle

n. the paved landscape of the city; the city viewed as a savage place. I don’t look forward to spending the rest of my days in an asphalt jungle.
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Rubberized asphalt is prepared by mixing asphalt pen 60 with pre-vulcanized concentrated latex, its dosage is 7% of the asphalt mass.
The next step is mixing rubber compound with petroleum asphalt pen 60, its dosage is 7% of the asphalt mass.
Asphalt pen 60 is mixed with synthetic polymers namely Styrene Butadiene Styrene (SBS) in bitumen plant using a colloid mill mixer.
Kings Highway Asphalt provides asphalt paving services, driveway resurfacing, parking lot paving, and more in Westchester, Ramapo, Monroe, and the greater Westchester County area.
To enable this, data about road asphalt temperatures and thermal emission will be collected, and analysed by the department to ascertain the impact of different coloured asphalts on the surrounding environment.
Tipco Asphalt is the leading manufacturer and distributor of asphalt products in Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region.
In January, the three companies forged a deal to put up the joint venture company that will manufacture, operate, market, and distribute asphalt, asphalt- related products and other by-products of crude oil, and other petroleum products, and operate terminals and depots in the Philippines.
The agreement includes the purchase of membership interests of 14 asphalt terminals situated from the Baja California Peninsula to the Yucatan Peninsula and two national laboratories.
EA and E said it believes the synergy between Ergon Asfaltos MAaAaAeA@xi and Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions will create a resource for customers in both countries, offering immediate and long-term benefits.
The matrix asphalt used in this experiment was AH-90 (Panjin) asphalt, and the modifiers were made of SBS (4601, LCY Rubber Co., Ltd., Huizhou, Guangdong Province of China) and silica fume (Anmei International Trade Industrial Development Co., Ltd., Anshan, Liaoning Province of China).
Preparation of Composite-Modified Asphalt. In this study, a high-speed shear stirred emulsifier (FLUKOAF25) for modified asphalt was used to prepare modified asphalt.
Figure 1 shows a typical hardening response for unmodified asphalt binder.
There are several factors that influences asphalt aging.
(1) Asphalt: 70A grade matrix produced by Taihe Asphalt Products Co., Ltd.
Preparation of Rubber Asphalt and NOMMT-Rubber Asphalt