Skidabrader Documentation

Studies and Documentation Available for Download

In December of 2019 Skidabrader had the opportunity to texture 8 sections of the National Center for Asphalt Technology Test Track (NCAT).

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Douglas SPD Mu-Meter

Friction and Contaminant Testing for
Highways and Runways


Experimental Feature Project
Number MD 1301
Evaluation of Surface Abrasion

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Rijkswaterstaat's Innovation Test Centre (ITC) was asked by Blastrac to validate this method for use on main roads in the Netherlands. This report describes the validation trial and the conclusions.

City of San Marcos, DOT- TX and Airport Management Report 

We are pleased to announce that the friction issues associated with the overlay on Runway 13/31 have been resolved.

Washington State_PCCP Texture Mod Report

Final Report Experimental Features WA 98-01I-5 Tukwila to Lucile Street MP 153.94 to 162.48

For Washington State

Road Vista
Stripe Master Touch Series

Our handheld Pavement Marking Reflectometer

Tire/Pavement Noise Levels Related To Roadway Friction Improvement via Skidabrader

By: Bruce Rymer, M Eng., P.E. ,

Paul R. Donavan, PhD. , Erwin Kohler, PhD PE 

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Aggregate polishing and degradation is a pavement management problem for state highway agencies. 

Performance of Shotblasting as a Pavemen
Performance of Shot-Blasting
Pavement Preservation Technique

Skid resistance is an important aspect of pavement preservation that enables road authorities to be proactive in efficient and effective pavement management.

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A Study on the Cost-Effective Methods For Recovery of Skid Resistance on Concrete and Pavement

Kazuhiro NAKAMURA, Corresponding Author 
NEXCO Research Institute Japan 

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The paper concludes that the combination of skid resistance, macrotexture, and financial data provide a powerful tool to assist pavement preservation engineers in selecting the appropriate treatment for a given road.

In December of 2019 Skidabrader had the opportunity to texture 8 sections of the National Center for Asphalt Technology Test Track (NCAT).

Shotblasting to Improve Frictional Prope
To Improve Frictional Properties


Final Report For


Li Blast Comparison by
Chief Materials and Research Engineer
Delaware DOT RE: Li ion penetration in the
Rt 113 treatment site

Watkins-Rubber Tire Buildup removal at A

Report 2010 FAA Worldwide Technology Transfer Conference at Atlanta International Airport

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