Asphalt Release Agents


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Asphalt manufacturers and contractors spend a significant amount of time each day cleaning trucks, tools, and other equipment. Many asphalt operations use hazardous solvents and/or diesels to prevent sticking or help clean their equipment at the end of the day. While solvents and diesels are cheap and relatively effective, these harsh compounds tend to degrade the binders holding the mix together, causing softening of the asphalt concrete and aggregate dropout. McLube® offers asphalt release agents designed to prevent sticking of the mix to truck beds and other equipment without threatening the integrity of asphalt concrete mixes. Our coatings will dramatically reduce the amount of cleaning required at the end of the day and also represent more environmentally conscious alternatives to traditional solvents and diesels.

Details & Benefits


  • More environmentally conscious than diesel fuels
  • Reduced buildup of asphalt on tools and equipment
  • Easier cleaning at the end of the day
  • No risk of aggregate dropout or softening of the mix
  • Highly dilutable options for additional cost savings
  • Custom formulations for unique asphalt concrete mixes


Apply McLube® Asphalt Release anywhere asphalt builds up requiring frequent cleaning:

On Paving Equipment:

  • truck beds
  • pavers
  • rollers
  • tools

During Asphalt Concrete Production

  • rakes
  • Lutes
  • shovels
  • elevator slats

Consult a local McLube® Technical Representative to find the ideal formula available for your needs. Featured products displayed on this page from time to time are for promotional purposes only and do not represent the full product line McLube® offers for this particular material or application. Product availability, including container sizes, concentrations, and aerosols, will vary by country or region. Names of certain products may also vary slightly (prefix, suffix, etc.) depending on your location without affecting performance.

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