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How hot is asphalt?

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July 07, 2010 6:52PM

Depending on its composition asphalt melts between 54-173

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July 07, 2010 6:52PM

Depending on its composition asphalt melts between 54-173°C. Roofing asphalt will tend to be higher as it is applied on a slope and must set up quickly. Sun baked asphalt can reach temperatures of 145 °C - hot enough to cause second degree burns.