May 18, 2008

Bitumen Specification

PENETRATION GRADE BITUMEN 30/40
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.01/1.06 D-70
Penetration @ 25’C 30/40 D-5
Softening Point’C 55/63 D-36
Ductility @25’C 100 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.2 max D-6
Drop in Penetration after Heating% 20 max D-6 & D-5
Flash Point’C 250 min D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99.5 min D-4
Organic Matter Insoluble in CS2(wt)% - D-4
Spot test Negative *A.A.S.H.O.T.102






PENETRATION GRADE BITUMEN 40/50
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.01/1.06 D-70
Penetration @ 25’C 40.5 D-5
Softening Point’C 52/60 D-36
Ductility @25’C 100 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.2 max D-6
Drop in Penetration after Heating% 20 max D-6 & D-5
Flash Point’C 250 min D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99.5 max D-4
Spot test Negative *A.A.S.H.O.T.102






PENETRATION GRADE BITUMEN 85/100
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.00/1.05 D-70
Penetration @ 25’C 85/100 D-5
Softening Point’C 45/52 D-36
Ductility @25’C 100 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.5 max D-6
Drop in Penetration after Heating% 20 max D-6 & D-5
Flash Point’C 225 min D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99.5 max D-4
Organic Matter Insoluble in CS2(wt)% 0.2 max D-4
Spot test Negative *A.A.S.H.O.T.102






PENETRATION GRADE BITUMEN 100/120
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.01-1.04 D-70
Penetration @ 25’C 100/120 D-5
Softening Point’C 42/49 D-36
Ductility @25’C 100 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.2 max D-6
Drop in Penetration after Heating% 20 max D-6 & D-5
Flash Point’C 250 D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99.5 min D-4
Organic Matter Insoluble in CS2(wt)% 0.2 max D-4
Spot test Negative *A.A.S.H.O.T.102



PENETRATION GRADE BITUMEN 60/70
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.01/1.06 D-70
Penetration @ 25’C 60/70 D-5
Softening Point’C 49/56 D-36
Ductility @25’C 100 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.2 max D-6
Drop in Penetration after Heating% 20 max D-6 & D-5
Flash Point’C 250 min D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99.5 min D-4
Spot test Negative *A.A.S.H.O.T.102



BLOWN BITUMEN R90/15
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.05 approx D-70
Penetration @ 25’C Oct-20 D-5
Softening Point’C 85/95 D-36
Ductility @25’C 1.5 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.2 max D-6
Flash Point’C 225 max D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99 min D-4



BLOWN BITUMEN R85/25
Property Value Test Standard
Specific Gravity @ 25/25’C 1.05 approx D-70
Penetration @ 25’C 20/30 D-5
Softening Point’C 80/90 D-36
Ductility @25’C 3 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt)% 0.2 max D-6
Flash Point’C 225 max D-92
Solubility in CS2(wt)% 99 min D-4






CUTBACK BITUMEN MC-250
Property Value Test Standard
Kin.vis.@60’C Cst. 250-500 D - 2170
Flash point(Tag open – cup)’C 66 min D - 3143
Distillation test D - 402
Distillate, Vol%of total distillate to 360’C
to 225’C (vol)% 10max
to 260’C (vol)% 15-55
to 316’C (vol)% 60-87
Residue from distillation
To 360’C (vol)% 67 min
Ductility@25’C Cms. 100 min D - 113
Penetration@25’C 120-250 D – 5
Solubility in trichloroethylen (wt)% 99.0 min D - 2042
Water content (vol)% 0.2 max D - 95







MC 30
Application Rate From 0,6 litre per m2 to 1,2 litre/m2
Spraying/Application Temperature 60 - 80°C
Appearance Black
MIN MAX
Kinematic Viscosity 60°C, cSt 70 140
Distillation @ 101,325 kPa
Distillate, % by Vol. of Total Distillate to 360°C MIN MAX
to 190°C - -
to 225°C 10 50
to 260°C 40 80
to 316°C 80 95
MIN MAX
Residue from Distillation to 360°C, % Vol. 55 -
of Original Sample
MIN MAX
Penetration at 25°C on Residue from Distillation 90 180

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