Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) is asphalt excavated from existing pavements which can be incorporated into newly manufactured material. It is formulated to give the same, if not better, performance as regular asphalt products.
At Kilsaran, we have invested heavily into RAP manufacturing facilities and have been using RAP at our Dublin Asphalt Facility since 2018. Using RAP means we require approximately 20% less virgin raw materials, reducing the need to extract aggregates and bitumen. This coupled with using less process energy gives up to 15% reduction in embodied CO2.