Waste motor engine oil – the influence in warm mix asphalt

  • Wan Noor Hin Mior Sani Faculty of Civil Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah, Malaysia
  • Ramadhansyah Putra Jaya Faculty of Civil Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah, Malaysia
  • Bunyamin Bunyamin Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Iskandar Muda, Indonesia
  • Zaid Hazim Al-Saffar Building and Construction Engineering Department, Engineering Technical College of Mosul, Northern Technical University, Iraq
  • Yaumal Arbi Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia
Keywords: Waste motor engine oil, Warm mix asphalt, Stability, Penetration, Softening


Employing Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) technology for asphalt pavement construction results in the emission of greenhouse gases and other harmful pollutants, contributing to significant air pollution due to extensive energy consumption. Consequently, the adoption of Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) is recommended, given its potential for enhanced energy efficiency and reduced emissions due to lower mixing and production temperatures compared to HMA. This research delves into the impact of incorporating waste motor engine oil (WMEO) as a bitumen modifier in warm mix asphalt. The investigation involved adding WMEO at various percentages, specifically 0%, 3%, 4%, and 5% based on the weight of bitumen. The study assessed the performance of the samples in terms of penetration, softening point, stability, flow, and stiffness. The findings revealed that the incorporation of WMEO in warm mix asphalt led to a substantial improvement in penetration and softening point. Moreover, the results indicated that incorporating WMEO as a bitumen modifier could enhance the performance of WMA in terms of stability, flow, and stiffness.


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How to Cite
Sani, W. N. H. M., Jaya, R. P., Bunyamin, B., Al-Saffar, Z. H., & Arbi, Y. (2023). Waste motor engine oil – the influence in warm mix asphalt. Jurnal Pendidikan Teknologi Kejuruan, 6(4), 248-255. https://doi.org/10.24036/jptk.v6i4.34623

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