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Provided are compositions comprising stamp sand granules embedded in asphalt, where the stamp sand granules comprise a silane coating. Additionally provided are methods of making a silane-coated stamp sand, the methods comprising combining stamp sand granules and a silane solution to form a mixture and drying the mixture. Additionally provided are methods of covering a surface, the methods comprising combining silane-coated particles and asphalt to provide a mixture and distributing the mixture on the surface.
US 8,568,524 B2
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI (US)
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Engineering | Mining Engineering
Li, Bowen; Hodek, Ralph; Popko, Domenic; and Hwang, Jiann-Yang, "Method for coating mineral granules to improve bonding to hydrocarbon-based substrate and coloring of same" (2013). Michigan Tech Patents. 125.