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Extend The Life Of Pavements With Seal Coating

Seal coating is the best way to extend the life of your asphalt pavement or driveways. Seal coating is a layer which is done on the top of the pavement to make it stronger as well as durable. There are many other benefits of seal coating. So, if you have decided to seal coat your pavement, then you might need seal coating equipment to complete the job.

What is seal coating?

Seal coating is actually a kind of treatment that is done using various types of chemicals such as emulsified asphalt, mineral fillers, water and other components. The prepared sealant is then applied on the asphalt to bind the asphalt particles with the sealant. The thickness of this coating varies from one place to another place. On an average 1-2 centimeter thick sealant is applied on the asphalt.

Equipments that you can use

Seal coating is done using various types of equipments. Some of the equipments that you will need are listed below

  • Seal coat sprayers: Seal coat sprayers are the simple machines that you can use to spray the sealant evenly all across the asphalt whether it is residential driveways, walkways, parking lots or simply the road. The contractors use these machines to complete their project on time as well as at a faster rate.
  • Crack repair machine: Crack repair machines are the best when it comes to repairing the cracks on the asphalt. A blast of compressed air blows away all the dirt and debris present inside the crack. Rubberized crack fillers are used to fill those cracks present on the asphalt.