Abatech was formed in 1997 to provide independent consulting services and advanced technology to the asphalt, bitumen and aggregate industries. Abatech operates from locations in the USA and UK providing services to a wide range of clients representing government, contractors, consultants, universities and various other institutions.
Pavements, roofing, bridge-decks and other industrial applications of asphalt and materials has been the core of Abatech growing business. Services include specialized materials design, plant setup, quality control.
Abatech has invested in various equipment and technology for the evaluation of pavements and materials. Services include coring, lab testing, and non-destructive pavement testing using both the Falling Weight Deflectometer and Light Weight Deflectometer.
Abatech in extensively involved in the design of highway, airfield, port and industrial pavements to both European, North American and other national standards. With expertise in analytical design techniques, Abatech create effective and innovative solutions using the latest materials.
Specifications in the U.S., Europe, and elsewhere in the world are increasingly dependent upon basic principles of rheology and the application of advanced computer techniques. The purpose of these workshops is to introduce the basic principles of rheology as they apply to asphalt binders and mixtures, to introduce measurement principles and analytical concepts, and to provide a hands-on experience in the laboratory that is closely integrated with the classroom work.
Abatech has developed a number of industry leading engineering software packages. Our in-house programmers can also develop custom applications for our clients with user-friendly Windows interfaces.
Abatech provides a range of services that assists clients with legal related problems that can occur during the construction process. The full range of services may include expert testimony in court or mediation backed by full laboratory evaluations and/or field testing programs. Work has been conducted in Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Dr. Geoffrey Rowe leads this work for Abatech and with over 33-years of experience in the pavement engineering business he provides a unique insight into many type of problems experienced by clients.