AEGIS - Fuel Resistant Asphalt

AEGIS™ is a combination of two products NT 5500® by KAO® and aramid fiber. We deliver a high durability fuel resistant asphalt modifier that also reduces cracking, increases lifespan making it ideal for commercial parking lots & truck stops. One dose is 2.1 oz/ton  (65 grams/tonne) of Aramid Fiber plus 3% NT 5500 delivers high performance results without change to your mix design.

AEGIS: Ultra low carbon additive

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  • The only EPD Certification Aramid product (Low carbon additive)
  • The only Emerald Eco-Labeled Aramid product
  • No potentially harmful plastics or other fillers
  • No risk of additional VOCs impacting stack testing
  • One dose is 5 times less volume than the competitor dramatically reducing shipping and storage costs
  • ASTM Standard D8395-2023 for Aramid Fibers in Asphalt Mixtures standardizes a dose as 2.1oz per US Ton (65 grams/tonne).
  • Patented binding method disperses into mix. No Aramid clinging to inside of drum and hoses nor loss into the bag house.
  • Form factor ensures precision dosing.

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  • Fuel resistant performance with any binder grade
  • Fuel resistant performance in mixes containing RAP
  • Reduces cracking by 30-50% on Ideal CT
  • Reduces rutting up to 15% on HWT / IDRT / AMPT
  • Extends life up to 50%


  • Precision dosing

  • ASTM dose of Aramid Fiber and 3% NT 5500


  • Longer life expectation
  • Made with 40% recycled PET
  • 2700 PET bottles per 1000 sq.yd (2”)
  • Reduces embodied carbon in comparable mixes
  • EPD certification – Ultra low carbon additive
  • Used to meet low carbon asphalt specs on IIJA and
  • IRA funded projects
  • Listed in Emerald Eco Label (NAPA’s verified EPD tool)
  • Helps to meet corporate ESG reporting requirements


  • Lower mix cost to other fuel resistant mix options
  • Longer pavement life
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Lower life-cycle cost

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As a leader with both creative and analytical skills, Jason oversees the planning, development, and execution of Surface Tech’s marketing and advertising strategies. He has been responsible of late for clarifying the company’s value proposition through a series of new branding executions resulting in a revamped website and other improvements in the company’s strategic marketing initiatives.

Jason brings more than 25 years of industrial design, branding, and manufacturing experience to his new role as CMO. His work has appeared in leading design publications, and he has received numerous international design awards. His portfolio includes more than 40 design and utility patents in the fields of consumer electronics, software, packaging, medical devices, and software. Speed to market, with a critical eye for detail and simplicity, is the driving force behind his multidisciplinary design process.

Jason holds a BS in Industrial Design from The Ohio State University. His previous work experience includes Nike, Proctor & Gamble, Skylab Architecture, and founder of New Studio. 

Stacie Steel

U.S. Northwest

Stacie Steel, PE, offers a depth of experience in asphalt and concrete pavements. She has provided infrastructure-related civil engineering and project management consulting services to both public and private sector clients for the past 20 years.

Stacie’s technical expertise centers around all things pavements: structural design, materials design and specifications, sustainability, life-cycle cost analyses, pavement management, preservation and rehabilitation, QA/QC, materials testing, and forensic evaluations.

Throughout her career, she has worked on paving projects for many national commercial retailers, municipalities, and airports. Stacie has proven leadership and organizational capabilities, as evidenced by earning the President’s Choice Award from the WTS Colorado Chapter early in her career. She currently serves on the WTS Puget Sound Chapter’s TransportationYOU Committee, and is dedicated to ensuring access to local outdoor recreation opportunities serving on the Board of Directors for the Lonesome Lake Preservation Group.