Grade Bitumen Specification
 
Grade Bitumen Specification

Bitumen Penetration Grade 6/12

Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

6/12

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

80/90

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

-

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.1 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

-

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

290 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99 min

D.2042

Bitumen Penetration Grade 10/20

 

Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

10/20

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

65/75

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

5

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.5 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

25

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

250 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99 min

D.2042

Bitumen Penetration Grade 20/30

Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

20/30

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

58/68

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

25

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.5 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

25

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

250 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99 min

D.2042

Bitumen Penetration Grade 30/40

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

1.01/1.06

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

30/40

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

55/63

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.2 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

20 max

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

250 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99.5 max

D.2042
SPOT TEST

SPOT TEST

AASHO T 102-42

Bitumen Penetration Grade 40/50

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

1.01/1.05

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

40/50

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

52/60

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.2 max

D.113
Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.5 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

20 max

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

250 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99.5 max

D.4

Bitumen Penetration Grade 60/70

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

1.01/1.05

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

60/70

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

49/56

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.2 max

D.113
Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.5 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

20 max

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

250 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99.5 max

D.4

 

Bitumen Penetration Grade 80/100

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

1.00/1.05

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

85/100

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

45/52

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.5 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

20 max

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

225 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99.5 max

D.4
Organic matter insoluble in CS2 PCT. WT

0.2 max

D.4

Bitumen Penetration Grade 100/120

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

1.01/1.04

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

100/120

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

42/49

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.2 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

20 max

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

250 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99.5 max

D.4
Organic matter insoluble in CS2 PCT. WT

0.2 max

D.4

Bitumen Penetration Grade 180/200

 

Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

180/200

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

35/45

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

50

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

1.0 max

D.6

Drop in penetration after heating PCT.

35

D.5

Flash point deg. C.

200 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99 min

D.4

MC30 Cutback Bitumen

MC30 Specifications

Priming of all non-bituminous road bases

 

Typical Physical & Performance Properties

 

MC30

Application Rate

From 0,6 litre per m2 to 1,2 litre/m2

Spraying/Application Temperature

45� - 65� C

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

Appearance

Black

Distillate, % by Vol. of Total Distillate to 360 C

Min

Max

to 190� C

0

15

to 225� C

15

60

to 260� C

50

85

to 316� C

80

100

     
Residue from Distillation to 360�C, % Vol.
of Original Sample

Min

Max

Penetration at 25�C on Residue from Distillation

90

180

MC70 Cutback Bitumen

 
MC30 Specifications

Priming of all non-bituminous road bases , provision of temporary surfaces (deviations)

 

Typical Physical & Performance Properties

 

MC30

Application Rate

From 0,6 litre per m2 to 1,2 litre/m2

Spraying/Application Temperature

60� - 80� C

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

100 min

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

     
Residue from Distillation to 360�C, % Vol.
of Original Sample

55

-

 

Min

Max

Penetration at 25�C on Residue from Distillation

90

180

 

Oxidized Bitumen R85/25

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

approx 1.05

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

10/20

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

85/95

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

1.5 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.2 max

D.6

Flash point deg. C.

225 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99 max

D.4

Oxidized Bitumen R90/15

 

Specific Gravity @ 25/25 deg. C.

approx 1.05

D.70
Penetration @ 25 deg. C.

20/30

D.5

Softening Point deg. C.

80/90

D.36

Ductility @ 25 deg. C.

3 min

D.113

Loss on heating PCT. WT.

0.2 max

D.6

Flash point deg. C.

225 min

D.92

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

99 max

D.4

     
   
 
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