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2012 Pavement Friction Restoration by High Velocity Impact Method
May 2, 2012 - Austin, TX

The Pavement Preservation Strategies pavement friction restoration by the high velocity impact method was held at Center for Transportation Research in Austin on May 2. The workshop was jointly sponsored by Skidabrader and the Texas Pavement Preservation Center. Dr. Yetkin Yildirim talked about Pavement Preservation and Texture. Friction and Texture Overview was presented by Thomas J. Yager from NASA Langley Research Center. Gary Billiard, president of Skidabrader, gave a presentation on Friction and Texture Enhancement.


Below are videos of the conference proceedings.

(Note: Videos are Internet Explorer compatible only)


Thomas J. Yager, NASA Langley Research Center - Friction and Texture Overview


Yetkin Yildirim, TPPC - Texture and Pavement Preservation


Gary Billiard, Skidabrader - Friction and Texture Enhancement


Texture Operation


Outflowmeter Experiment




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