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Basic Emulsion Technician Training

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If you are responsible for asphalt emulsion testing, materials approval, specification and quality control, this course is for you. Learn the test procedures, calculations and criteria involved with asphalt emulsion testing. Develop and hone your skills during 28 hours of intensive hands-on training including sample preparation and testing. Evaluate your knowledge with the review exam during the last half day. Leave this course with the ability to perform your job with new found confidence and valuable insight.

Who Should Attend:

Asphalt technologists, engineers, consultants, scientists, and technicians responsible for asphalt emulsion testing, materials approval, specification and quality control for pavements. Knowledge of the emulsion specifications will also benefit local and state materials and federal agency personnel, contractors, and university educators.

Dates Times (EST) Location Registration
NOV 6 – 9, 2018 Day 1 – 3: 8:00am – 5:00pm
(lunch provided)
Day 4: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Asphalt Institute Headquarters
2696 Research Park Dr
Lexington, KY 40511-8480
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Fees & Registration:

  • The registration fee is $1,195.
  • Registration fees must be received prior to the course date.
  • Cancellation is subject to a 20% surcharge of total course fees and requires three weeks notice to avoid forfeiture of the balance paid. Substitutions¬†are permitted.
  • The fee includes a practice exam, review, refreshments, lunches and a copy of the Asphalt Institute’s MS-19 Emulsion Manual.
  • Early registration is recommended as the classes are limited to 6 students per instructor

Professional Development Hours:

  • 3.5 day course, 26.25 PDHs


The instructors for the Rheobit course are Dr. David Anderson and Geoff Rowe. Dr. Anderson, formerly principal investigator for the Strategic Highway Research Program project on asphalt binder physical tests, has a long history of working with many aspects of asphalt binders. Dr. Rowe, president of Abatech, has a wide range of experience and has been responsible for the development of a suite of software programs for rheological analysis of asphaltic materials.


If you work for an Asphalt Institute member company and this is your first time registering, please call 859.288.4960 if you need assistance in setting up an account.

Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy:

You may cancel without penalty up to three weeks prior to course start date. If you provide the Asphalt Institute with less than three weeks notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire seminar fee.

You may also send someone to take your place. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please call us at 859.288.4960.

For more information contact:

Asphalt Institute Headquarters
Phone: 859.288.4960
Fax: 859.288.4999

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