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Airport Paving | Magadan, Russia

Airport Paving | Magadan, Russia

In Magadan, Russia, reconstruction of the airport paving and a drainage system using Elvaloy® RET allows the local airport to receive heavier aircraft (up to 500 tons).

Asphalt Modifier Provides Rutting Resistance for Roads in Australia

Asphalt Modifier Provides Rutting Resistance for Roads in Australia

This intersection was part of a paving test to show the rut resistance benefits of DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET. Rutting measurements were taken after years of service and showed significantly reduced wheel track deformation.

Barrier Packaging for Baby Food

Barrier Packaging for Baby Food

Nestlé uses structures containing DuPont™ Bynel® in their award-winning, sterile barrier packaging for baby food.

Binder Modifier Increases Durability of Brazil’s Highways

Binder Modifier Increases Durability of Brazil’s Highways

An 80-km Viapar road section was laid using Elvaloy® RET in a special mix called "MICRO a Quente."

Building Safer Roads in Extreme Climates | Road to Peru

Building Safer Roads in Extreme Climates | Road to Peru

Paved using Elvaloy® RET, this road is part of the Transoceanica project, crossing Peru and helping indigenous families move goods to market, serves tourism and helps bring better medical care into the region.

Capless Fuel Filler Locks Out Wrong Nozzles

Capless Fuel Filler Locks Out Wrong Nozzles

Ingenious design using DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA has an integrated “Mis-Fuel Inhibitor” involving a neck with an opening and spring-loaded detents that allow entry of only the proper fuel nozzle for a particular vehicle.

Croatia Bridge Pavement

Croatia Bridge Pavement

Resurfaced Croatian bridge pavement resists rutting from heavy trucks using modified binder PMB 45, made by adding DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET to local bitumen BIT 60.

Ecuador Bridge Paving

Ecuador Bridge Paving

Paved with bitumen modified with Elvaloy® RET, the Carolos Perez Perasso Bridge handles 70,000 vehicles per day.

Elvaloy® RET Helps Pave World's Highest Road

Elvaloy® RET Helps Pave World's Highest Road

World's highest road in the Himalayan Mountains was paved with Elvaloy® RET-modified bitumen for its resistance to thermal cracking and easy workability using hand tools in thin air and high altitude conditions.

Enabling High Fuel Resistance for Military Runway in Czech Republic

Enabling High Fuel Resistance for Military Runway in Czech Republic

A NATO military airport in Kbely, Czech Republic, was paved with an Elvaloy® RET modified PMB called "Mofalt E®," which was chosen because of its high resistance to fuels.

Foam Trays

Foam Trays

European packaging converter WipakGryspeert uses DuPont™ Bynel® in foam trays for a more efficient, flexible, and fresher packaging solution for meat, seafood and ready-to-eat meals.

Fuel-Resistant Pavement at Czech Republic Race Track

Fuel-Resistant Pavement at Czech Republic Race Track

Czech Republic racetrack strengthens asphalt pavement with Elvaloy® RET to deliver a fuel-resistant pavement and race surface with extra rutting needed to sustain exciting motorsports competition.

GVK Expressway (India) Resists Stripping and Rutting

GVK Expressway (India) Resists Stripping and Rutting

GVK Expressway (Jaipur to Kishangarh) in the State of Rajasthan is located in a high-temperature desert zone, with sections subject to heavy traffic. Lanes made with Elvaloy® resisted stripping and rutting.

Heavy Truck Pavement at Rock Quarry

Heavy Truck Pavement at Rock Quarry

FM-1810 near Decatur, Texas, was repaved using asphalt binder modified with DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET to handle extra heavy traffic from nearby rock quarries.

Highway Pavement of Brazilian BR101

Highway Pavement of Brazilian BR101

Brasil's federal highway BR-101, also called Translitorânea, runs the length of Brazil. Paving a section of the highway with a binder made with Elvaloy® RET helped assure a long-lasting pavement, meeting local hot mix specification CBUQ Faixa "C".

Hot Mixing Pennsylvania Road

Hot Mixing Pennsylvania Road

Popular Pennsylvania road for trucks relies on a mix of Elvaloy® RET for performance. The mix did not push or crack when rolled.

India AV Expressway

India AV Expressway

DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET was chosen as a binder modifier for India's first asphalt expressway, a 95-km, 4-lane artery connecting Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Friction course adhesion and rut resistance were main benefits achieved.

Montana Highways Combat Damage from Extreme Temperatures

Montana Highways Combat Damage from Extreme Temperatures

Elvaloy® RET asphalt modifier helps Montana's DOT reduce road maintenance costs.

Oklahoma PMA Projects

Oklahoma PMA Projects

Oklahoma Elvaloy® RET modified binder projects for major highways helps contractor work easier, deliver farther and pave smoother.

Oregon DOT Pavement

Oregon DOT Pavement

Elvaloy® RET delivers over 15 years of superior road life in Oregon's "high desert" region.

Pakistan Motorways Use Latest Bitumen Technology

Pakistan Motorways Use Latest Bitumen Technology

Contractors using RET have enjoyed hot mix asphalt consistency, easy spreading and compaction, and excellent road performance using this technology.

Prague Bypass with Elvaloy® RET

Prague Bypass with Elvaloy® RET

Bypass in Prague, Czech Republic, helps moves cars and cargo across Europe thanks to Elvaloy® RET

Punjab, India, Road Paving - Pave Faster with Less Traffic Disruption

Punjab, India, Road Paving - Pave Faster with Less Traffic Disruption

Because of its easy handling, spreading and compaction, bitumen modified using Elvaloy® RET can help speed road construction and reduce traffic delays in India.

Recycling Chemical Containers

Recycling Chemical Containers

Brazil’s Cimplast Embalagens uses DuPont™ Fusabond® resin to recycle agricultural chemical containers, turning the used containers into construction pipes.

Refinery Pavement (Perm, Russia) Uses Modified Binder Made with Elvaloy® RET

Refinery Pavement (Perm, Russia) Uses Modified Binder Made with Elvaloy® RET

Lukoil Perm Refinery, a local supplier of asphalt binder, used DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET to strengthen pavement resistance to rutting and cracking in the 6th largest city in Russia.

Respiratory Drug Unit Dose Packaging

Respiratory Drug Unit Dose Packaging

DuPont™ 20 series resins are proven for use in unit dose packaging for medications used for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma and listed in FDA Drug Master Files.

Runway Paving - Culiacan Airport - Mexico

Runway Paving - Culiacan Airport - Mexico

PMA used in runway paving at Culiacan Airport handles highest level of international traffice in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Runway Paving - Guadalajara Airport - Mexico

Runway Paving - Guadalajara Airport - Mexico

Asphalt modified with DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET handle easily and perform well, making them ideal for cost-effective, long-lasting airport runway paving improvements.

Sao Paulo's SP-300 Highway Asphalt with Elvaloy® RET

Sao Paulo's SP-300 Highway Asphalt with Elvaloy® RET

Rodovia Marechal Cândido Rondon (officially designated SP-300) is a second longest highway in Sao Paulo, Brasil, serving as a key link in Brasil's infrastructure.

Tanzania Highway Pavement with Elvaloy® RET

Tanzania Highway Pavement with Elvaloy® RET

DuPont™ Elvaloy® RET asphalt modifier has made its presence in the East African nation of Tanzania, where a 125-km highway section from Chalinze to Kitumbi was specified.

Transbrazilian Highway Pavement Uses Modified Asphalt Binder

Transbrazilian Highway Pavement Uses Modified Asphalt Binder

Transbrasilian Highway (BR-153), which cuts through nine states in Brasil, is highly variable in quality and traffic. A section of the highway was paved using a CBUQ Faixa C mix modified with Elvaloy® RET.

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