The NTPEP Concrete Coatings and Sealers Evaluation Program

From JPCL, January 2020

By Carly McGee, KTA-Tator, Inc.; Kelly Morse, ILDOT; Todd Bennett, MODOT and Vince Glick, AASHTO

The National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) is a public-private partnership that prevents duplication of efforts among the 52 state departments of transportation. NTPEP provides product evaluations and facility audits for different products used in the transportation industry ranging from asphalt release agents to geo- textiles. One of the newer programs within NTPEP is a standardized evaluation for the performance of concrete coatings and sealers (CCS). This article provides the history and improvements made to the program since its inception and an overview of the newly revised testing protocol....

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