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Development of a composite substrate peel test to assess moisture sensitivity of aggregate–bitumen bonds (2016)
Journal Article
Zhang, J., Airey, G. D., Grenfell, J., Apeagyei, A. K., & Barrett, M. (2016). Development of a composite substrate peel test to assess moisture sensitivity of aggregate–bitumen bonds. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 68, doi:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2016.02.013. ISSN 0143-7496

This paper presents the development of a suitable procedure to prepare peel test specimens using coarse aggregates and compare the results with the established standard peel test. The newly developed composite substrate peel test (CSPT) was found to... Read More