Product Spotlight: RTFO

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Introducing Applied Test Systems (ATS) new RTFO! This updated, economical version features a rugged, powder-coated exterior, sealed high temp bearing, and accessible bottom tray for easy cleaning.  This RTFO model is lab operator-friendly, allowing ease of use without having to remove those gloves in a busy lab setting! This latest RTFO complies with all test standards of the RTFO Touch and is also CE certified.

Applied Test Systems (ATS) has been manufacturing custom furnaces and ovens since 1965, and entered … Read More

ATS exhibiting at AMAP 2019

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The Association of Modified Asphalt Producers (AMAP) will hold its 20th Annual Conference & Workshop at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, February 5–7, 2019. Each year, AMAP brings together industry leaders and technology experts to discuss successful modified asphalt projects as well as advances and changes in technology and industry needs.

ATS will be in attendance this year, and will be exhibiting with a tabletop display. Stop by table #24 to learn more about how … Read More

Product Spotlight: BBR2S

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ATS BBR2SThe improved ATS Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR2S) is engineered to perform flexural tests on asphalt binder/bitumen and similar specimens per ASTM D6648, BS EN 14771, and AASHTO T313. These tests consist of a constant force being applied to a specimen in a chilled bath in order to derive specific rates of deformation at various temperatures. Enhanced software and the ability to perform crack sealant tests expand the capabilities of the BBR2S beyond those of the original BBR2. Intuitive programming guides … Read More