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StabilizationForLong

g
LastingPavements
MithraDewars
Al h i t T h l
AlchemistTouchnologyLimited
Li it d
NewDelhi
ceo@alchemisttouch com
ceo@alchemisttouch.com

RequirementsofLongLastingStabilized
q
g
g
Pavement
Stable Sub Grade
Less Changes
g in Volume
Stability with Variation in water content
Good Drainage Provisions
Comprehensive & irreversible Process
Better riding quality
Durable pavement layers for less maintenance

Advantages
AdvantagesofLongLastingStabilized
of Long Lasting Stabilized
Pavement.
Faster & Green Construction
Sustainable Strength
Environment Friendly
Cost Effective
Less Life Cycle Cost

Methods
MethodsofStabilization.
of Stabilization

SoilCementStabilization
S il C
t St bili ti
SoilLimeStabilization
LimeFlyashStabilization
SoilStabilizationwithCommerciallyavailable
S il St bili
SoilStabilizers

Challenges for Road Construction in India


ChallengesforRoadConstructioninIndia.

PoorSoilConditions
Poor Soil Conditions
DiverseSoilTypes
LongLeadsofMaterial
ShortageofAggregate
PermafrostConditions(SnowBoundRegion)
Permafrost Conditions (Snow Bound Region)
HighMaintenanceCost

Requirement of Material to Overcome


RequirementofMaterialtoOvercome
theChallenges.
Suitablewithanytypeofinsitusoil
Mustimproveallbasicengineeringproperties
Must improve all basic engineering properties
ofsoilviz.CBR,UCS,PI&FSI
Mustgiverequiredimpermeabilitytosoil
MustshowALLWEATHERDURABILITY
MusthavepassedtheFreeze&ThawTesting
Must have passed the Freeze & Thaw Testing

MaterialstoOvercometheChallenges.
Soil Type

Volume Stability

Cement
Stabilizers

Lime
RBI Grade-81

Fine

Coarse

Fine

Coarse

Fine

Coarse

Clay

Clay

Silt

Silt

Sand

Sand

Very
Poor

Fair

Fair

Good

Very Good Very Good

RBIGrade81.
RBIGrade81hasbeenInventedtoprovide
comprehensiveandirreversiblesoil
stabilizationspecificallyforroad
t bili ti
ifi ll f
d
construction

Ad t
AdvantagesofUsingRBIGrade81.
f U i RBI G d 81
Reduces Construction time
Increases strength
Treated soil is water resistant & prevents
damage to the road foundation and
provides better ride-ability & longer
durability leading to reduced pavement
maintenance cost

Advantages of Using RBI Grade 81


AdvantagesofUsingRBIGrade81.
Reduces requirement of Aggregates
Reduces transport
p
& earth-moving
g costs
Reduces Maintenance Cost
Reduces the Carbon Emission resulting
in carbon credits
Non toxic
to ic compound
compo nd

Case Study with RBI Grade 81 in India


CaseStudywithRBIGrade81inIndia
PWD Approach Road to BBH Mines, Chitradurga

Classification of Road: State Highway (SH48)

Length:2500m

Width: 8m
Design Traffic
500 CVPD with 20 T axle load
500 CVPD with 12 T axle load

ConstructionPeriod
Construction
Period
19thJanuary2009to28th January2009

Case Study with RBI Grade 81 in India


CaseStudywithRBIGrade81inIndia

AfterTreatment
Before Treatment
BeforeTreatment

SoilPropertieswithout&withRBI
Grade81
156
103
55

MDD(g/cc)

12

PI

CBR(%)

6
2.46

2.1
Soil

2.5

3.8

2.56

Soil+2%RBI81 Soil+3%RBI81 Soil+4%RBI81

Case Study with RBI Grade 81 in India


CaseStudywithRBIGrade81inIndia
Design:
Conventional
25 mm SDBC
25mm,SDBC
75mm,WBMGIII
150mm,WBMGII
150mm,GSB
300mm,SubGrade
b
d

RBI Grade81
25 mm SDBC
25mm,SDBC
150mm,Soil+3%RBIGrade81
Existingpavementconsideredas
GSBTop

Pavement Evaluation After 2 Years


PavementEvaluationAfter2Years..
Visual Observation by CRRI
70

59.5

70
60

36.5

50
40
30
20
10
0

Maximum
Maximum
Points

Conventional
Conventional
Section

RBIGrade81
RBI Grade 81
Section

Benkelman
Beam Deflection by CRRI
BenkelmanBeamDeflectionbyCRRI
1.54
1.6
1.4
1.2
1
0.8
0.6
0.4
0.2
0

0.63

ConventionalSection

RBIGrade81Section

Field CBR (DCP)


(
) byy CRRI
106
120
100
80
60
40

12

20
0

ConventionalSection

RBIGrade81Section

Roughness
(Dipstick)
g
( p
) byy CRRI
2864
3000

1713

2500
2000
1500
1000
500
0

Conventional
Section

RBIGrade81
Section

PavementModulus(FWD)byIRSM
Load
Applied: 560 kPa (normalized
from 600 kPa)
LoadApplied:560kPa
(normalizedfrom600kPa)

688
700
600
500
400

291

267
177

300
200
100
0

ModulusofBaseLayer
ConventionalSection

MeanModulusofPavement
RBIGrade81Section

ConclusionsofCaseStudy.
y
RBI Grade81 enhances the properties of the soil
RBI Grade81 Section indicate excellent functional and
structural capacity & ability to withstand tensile failure
in wearing surface
Bonding between stabilized soil layer & bituminous
l
layer
f
found
d adequate
d
& intact
i
RBI Grade81 mayy be used to save natural resources
like aggregates

Construction of Airfield using RBI Grade 81


ConstructionofAirfieldusingRBIGrade81
Altitude
Altit d off about
b t 13500 Ft.
Ft
Temperature of 30o C to +30o C
Design:
g Sub Grade Stabilization up
p to a depth
p
of 250 mm with 4% RBI Grade 81
Stabilization of 2750 m length & 45 m wide
Sub
b Grade
d was completed
l d in 67 Days

BeforeTreatment

AfterTreatment

TestResultsByGeogaugeonSubGradeof
y
g g
Airfield
Properties

Required

October2009

April2010

Increment
(%)

Stiffness(kG)
MN/m

10.67

21.47

23.94

11.50

EValue
MPa

92.52

186.24

207.64

11.49

CBR(%)

28

142

174.57

22.94

UCS
kg/sqcm

5.50

22.60

23.94

5.93

LandingMarksonStabilizedSubGradeofa
Landing
Marks on Stabilized Sub Grade of a
Runway

Sca y g o Stab ed Subg ade o


ScarifyingofStabilizedSubgradeofAirstrip
st p

Co es t acted o
CoresExtractedFromField.
e d.
SDBC

RBI81Stabilized
Aggregate Base
AggregateBase
RBI81Stabilized
Soil Sub Base
SoilSubBase

Co es t acted o
CoresExtractedFromField.
e d.

250mm,RBI81
Stabilized Subgrade

Th k Y
ThankYou!
!
RBIGrade81
R
I Grade 8
PavementMaterial&
A Natural Soil Stabili er
ANaturalSoilStabilizer