Infrared patching is a process by which a distressed area of pavement is heated to the same temperature as new mix. This allows you to reuse what’s already there and add fresh hot mix as needed, then mix, rake and compact. The advantage of this type of repair is that the edges meld together better with the adjacent pavement, creating a seamless patch and leaving no joints for water to penetrate. Infrared patching is an extremely effective and cost efficient means of pavement repair.
Applications for Infrared Usage:
- Utility cuts
- Leveling frost heaves
- Cracked areas with a solid base
- Man hole covers
- Catch basins
- Oil Spots