What is DuraTherm™?
DuraTherm™ is a decorative asphalt surfacing system designed specifically for high-traffic crosswalks. Tremendous durability ensures DuraTherm™ will maintain it’s bold look for many years. Fast installation means minimal community disruption.
DuraTherm™ is a thermoplastic material that is inlaid into imprinted asphalt. It is installed flush with the asphalt; as a result, it is extremely resistant to wear caused by traffic.
Installations are performed by Licensed DuraTherm™ Applicators — owners and employees of professional paving and construction companies who are trained and certified by MPS Paving for this specific technology.
In technical terms, a specialized pavement heater gently softens the existing asphalt. Templates, in the chosen decorative pattern, are pressed into the surface. Pre-cut sections of DuraTherm™ are then set into these impressions and the specialized pavement heater is used again to fuse DuraTherm™ to the asphalt surface. The result is a surface that is integral and completely flush with the asphalt.
Applied to: crosswalks, parking lots, medians, roundabouts, pedestrian areas, bikelanes, buslanes,
safety zones, schools, streetscapes and more!
DuraTherm™ Key Benefits
Exceptional durability in high traffic applications results in significantly lower maintenance costs.
Lasts at least 3 times longer than normal thermoplastic. Tyres run on the pavement, not on the product.
DuraTherm™ crosswalks can be installed in less than 90 minutes per lane, resulting in fewer traffic disruptions and significant cost savings.
DuraTherm™ produces a smooth surface, which is vibration-free and quiet under traffic.
Night reflective - increases pedestrian safety.
Bold patterns and colours are ideal for high-visibility and safety-oriented installations.
Equal to the asphalt pavement surrounding the product.
Customised designs can also be used to create a unique look for larger, premium products. All that needs to be supplied is a stylised digital image and the DuraTherm™ technical staff will take care of the rest
Beauty and Function in One
The finished DuraTherm™ surface is available in a range of attractive patterns and colours. Communities agree that DuraTherm™ dramatically enhances both beauty and pedestrian safety in their neighbourhoods.
DuraTherm™ provides a wide range of creative freedom that greatly enhances community branding. The flexibility of DuraTherm™ allows for the implementation of custom designs and community imagery.