Under the direction of Phillip Blankenship, PE, MSCE, Blankenship Asphalt Tech and Training (BATT) offers civil engineering consulting services, laboratory testing services and specialized training in asphalt materials. has experience with laboratory setup, safety, and management.
Phil holds multiple patents and is experienced with product evaluations, development, trials and commercialization. He can assist with specification writing and review, product testing plans, pavement investigation, and a wide variety of training topics (mix design, balanced designs, design optimization, performance testing for rutting, cracking and fracture energy). Technical training is tailored for specific needs and includes professional development hours (PDH).
Zack McKay serves as BATT Laboratory Manager. With nearly a decade of experience working in the asphalt industry, he specializes in asphalt mixture performance testing and analysis and brings strong understanding of mixture designs to BATT.
Zack also has a strong background in training, having developed and instructed training courses specifically in mixture design and testing.