Patent Number: 6,168,118

Title: Reinforcing mat for reinforcing asphalt

Abstract: The invention relates to a reinforcing mat (1) for reinforcing a top layer of a ground, which top layer consists of bitumen, asphalt or a hydrocarbon-containing material of like nature, in which the reinforcing mat (1) is a mat woven with longitudinal wires (2, 3) and provided with reinforcement elements (4) running in the transverse direction of the mat, in which the reinforcement elements (4) consist of helically twisted steel profiled wires of essentially rectangular cross section.

Inventors: Vancraeynest; Yves (Zwevegem, BE), Veys; Johan (Oudenaarde, BE)

Assignee: N.V. Bekaert S.A.

International Classification: E01C 11/16 (20060101); E01C 11/00 (20060101); B21F 027/08 (); E01C 011/16 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018