UTW

(redirected from Ultra-Thin Whitetopping)
AcronymDefinition
UTWUltimate Tag Warrior (WordPress plug-in)
UTWUniwersytetu Trzeciego Wieku (Polish: Third Age University; Krakow, Poland)
UTWUltra-Thin Whitetopping (pavement)
UTWUltra-Thin Window
UTWUnder the Weather
UTWUnited Taxicab Workers (San Francisco, CA)
UTWUnloaded Tongue Weight (trailer weight capacity)
UTWUtilitiesman, Water and Sanitation
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He also promoted new and emerging cement-based products such as pervious or roller compacted concrete pavement plus ultra-thin whitetopping. He educated and assisted various ready mixed and asphalt producers in RCC production and promotion.
Four types of concrete overlays are currently in use: whitetopping, ultra-thin whitetopping (UTW), bonded overlay, and unbonded overlay.
Offering benefits that include long life and superior bonding to underlying material, whitetopping overlays grew in popularity through the mid-1970s, and ultra-thin whitetopping burst onto the scene in the early 1990s.
"Conventional and ultra-thin whitetopping overlays are based on two different technologies and bonding interactions," Mack says.
According to Ken Fults with TxDOT, when most people think of whitetopping, they think of ultra-thin whitetopping "because it's the new kid on the block," he says.
The result was the construction of a 4-in, ultra-thin whitetopping (UTW) overlay of the asphalt runway.
Ultra-thin whitetopping (UTW) is a relatively new technique for resurfacing deteriorated asphalt pavements.
For example, in May 1992 Tennessee built its first ultra-thin whitetopping pavement, a street intersection outside a major truck stop in Nashville.
The bond between ultra-thin whitetopping and existing asphalt pavement is a key factor controlling the performance of the new UTW technique.
Ultra-thin whitetopping (UTW) is paving the way toward a durable, quick, and competitively priced pavement overlay system.
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