the international grooving & grinding association igga is a non-profit trade association founded in 1972 that represents the industry that performs grooving and grinding of both concrete and asphalt surfaces in addition to concrete pavement restoration cpr and concrete pavement preservation cpp methods. cpr and cpp methods are a series of engineered techniques developed during the last 40 years to manage the rate of pavement deterioration in concrete streets, highways and airports.
asphalt concrete is a composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, as well as the core of embankment dams. asphalt mixtures have been used in pavement construction since the beginning of the twentieth century. it consists of mineral aggregate bound together with asphalt, laid in layers, and compacted. the process was refined and enhanced by belgian inventor and u.s. immigrant edward de smedt. the terms asphalt concrete, bituminous asphalt concrete, and bituminous mi
diamond grinding is a pavement preservation technique that corrects a variety of surface imperfections on both concrete and asphalt concrete pavements. most often utilized on concrete pavement, diamond grinding is typically performed in conjunction with other concrete pavement preservation techniques such as road slab stabilization, full- and partial-depth repair, dowel bar retrofit, cross stitching longitudinal cracks or joints and joint and crack resealing. diamond grinding restores rideabilit
surface grinding. jump to navigation jump to search. surface grinding is used to produce a smooth finish on flat surfaces. it is a widely used abrasive machining process in which a spinning wheel covered in rough particles grinding wheel cuts chips of metallic or nonmetallic substance from a workpiece, making a face of it flat or smooth.
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