Advantages and limitations of using foamed bitumen


  • Ali Saleh Széchenyi István University, Department of Transport Infrastructure and Water Resources Engineering, Egyetem tér 1., H-9026 Győr, Hungary
  • László Gáspár Széchenyi István University, Department of Transport Infrastructure and Water Resources Engineering, Egyetem tér 1., H-9026 Győr, Hungary // KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Non-Profit Ltd, Than Károly u. 3-5, H-1119 Budapest, Hungary



foamed bitumen, Foamed bitumen; warm mix asphalt; reclaimed asphalt pavement, reclaimed asphalt pavement


Foamed asphalt refers to a bituminous mixture of road-building aggregates and foamed bitumen, produced by a cold mix process. There are a lot of related issue that has not been sufficiently investigated so far. It is worthwhile to overview the main theoretical and practical results in the field in several countries including those of the authors of the paper. It is clear that the foamed asphalt is usually characterized by high quality and reasonable cost, can be used in cold road pavement rehabilitation, in addition to it the technique is environ-mentally friendly preserving natural resources. Using foamed bitumen reduces the emissions of carbon dioxide and gases resulting from combustion, especially when it is used as a cold rehabilitation binder and mixed with re-claimed asphalt pavement materials.


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How to Cite

Saleh, A., & Gáspár, L. (2021). Advantages and limitations of using foamed bitumen. Acta Technica Jaurinensis, 14(3), 300–314.



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