Term of the Road Dictionary

stone mastic asphalt

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Materials Mixed Materials
  • Definition : Unpourable gap-graded asphalt composed of a coarse crushed aggregate skeleton bound with a mastic mortar. Note: it is common practice to use additives and/or modified binders in manufacture, especially to allow the binder content to be raised and to reduce segregation between the coarse aggregate and the mortar [CEN].
  • Abbreviation : SMA

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