Road Science is the only chemical supplier of asphalt additives and emulsifiers with an AASHTO accredited laboratory, having originally achieved accreditation in 2001.
(TULSA, OK) February 28, 2019 – Road Science, a Division of ArrMaz, is pleased to announce that it recently successfully completed a comprehensive American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) On-Site Assessment and Quality Management System Evaluation of its research and development and customer support laboratory in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The rigorous review was conducted by AASHTO re:source over a four-day period, the outcome of which confirmed Road Science’s Tulsa laboratory’s continued compliance with the AASHTO Accreditation Program (AAP).
The scope of the assessment included evaluating Road Science technologists’ proficiency in performing an exhaustive list of test methods related to a variety of paving materials including asphalt binder, emulsified asphalt, pavement preservation, asphalt mixture and aggregate. The assessment also incorporated a thorough evaluation of quality system criteria, including equipment calibration and verification records, technologist training and competency evaluation records, and proficiency sample rating performance.
“With our Tulsa laboratory’s longstanding AASHTO accreditation, our customers can confidently rely on our data and recommendations to build their products and grow their businesses,” says James Barnat, VP, Innovation, Road Science. “Achieving and maintaining accreditation for the past 18 years required considerable diligence and resources, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to the asphalt paving industry. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and all State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) require their laboratories, primary materials suppliers and consultants to maintain AASHTO accreditation, and so, as a leading chemical supplier to the industry, we consider it our duty to do the same.”
The Certificate of Accreditation and all accreditation details for Road Science’s Tulsa laboratory can be accessed online through the Directory of AASHTO Accredited Labs.
Road Science is committed to helping our clients succeed by supplying innovative chemistries with clear advantages, designed to make better-performing, longer-lasting and safer roads. Our products are backed by the most responsive, comprehensive and dependable technical and customer support in the industry.
About ArrMaz & Road Science
ArrMaz is a global leader in the development of specialty chemicals for the asphalt, mining, fertilizer, phosphate, and oil and gas industries worldwide. Since 1967, ArrMaz has manufactured chemical process aids and additives formulated to optimize process performance and product quality.
Road Science, a division of ArrMaz, is a technology leader in the supply of asphalt emulsifiers and additives to the global asphalt paving market. Much more than “off-the-shelf” products, our complete system solutions include technical services such as job field support, mix design, formulation support, crew training and specification development to meet the unique needs of customers and the asphalt paving industry. For more information about our company and products, please visit us online at ArrMaz.com or RoadScience.net.