Term of the Road Dictionary

shotblasting

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Asset Management and Maintenance Maintenance
  • Definition : Antiskidding treatment which consists in projecting small steel balls forcibly onto a pavement surface; the balls are aspirated as they bounce and recirculated. Note: the impact of the balls produces the effect of cleaning the surface and restoring macro and microtexture.

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