Asphalt Paving Blog

Understanding the differences between hot mix asphalt and warm mix asphalt

Posted by J. Mrugacz on Nov 20, 2014

Asphalt pavement is a mix of coarse aggregate stone, sand, fine aggregate and asphalt cement, which is petroleum based. Depending on the asphalt manufacturing process and temperatures used, it is either considered hot mix asphalt or warm mix asphalt.