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September 12, 2021 0 Comments

What is the Difference Between Tarmac and Asphalt?

The difference between asphalt and tarmac is a simple question of adhesive material. Tarmac or tarmacadam contains tar while asphalt roads contain bitumen ‒ a highly viscous form of petroleum.

 

These two materials are often considered the same and while there are many similarities in how they are made and for what they are used, it is important to understand the differences. If you understand the difference between tarmac and asphalt, you will have a better starting point when choosing the perfect material for your driveway.
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