RCC has a long service life requiring minimal maintenance. The high strength of RCC pavement eliminates ongoing costly problems traditionally associated with asphalt pavements.
Long-Lasting & Low Cost
The long service life and minimal maintenance of RCC do not actually come at a high price tag. Its low initial cost adds to its overall economy and value. RCC owes much of its economy to high-volume, high-speed construction methods where large-capacity mixers set the pace. The product is then transported by end dump trucks to high-density pavers that efficiently place the material. The material is then further compacted to increase its density, strength and durability, and enhance surface texture.
A More Sustainable Material
In addition to its long service life, RCC`s light colour reduces lighting requirements and helps combat the urban heat island effect. RCC pavement structure also requires substantially less granular material compared to an equivalent asphalt design which helps limit the consumption of natural resources. Increased densities from higher aggregate packing result in reduced levels of cement, allowing for the substitution of supplementary cementitious materials, including industrial by-products such as fly ash, ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS) or silica fume, vastly reducing embodied energy and CO2 emissions.
RCC products like Pavamax™ fare well in lifecycle analyses thanks to high durability and low energy consumption during production.
Based on Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) technology, Pavamax™ is durable, economical and sustainable.
Spans soft localized subgrades
Density results of 98% proctor
Will not deform under heavy, concentrated design loads
Does not deteriorate from spills of fuels and hydraulic fluids