Penetration Grade Bitumen is mainly used in road construction, surfacing and some industrial applications.
Bitumen Grade 40/50 is commonly used to manufacture asphalt mixes, bitumen emulsion, cut-back bitumen and modified bitumen.
Steel Drum / 1Mt Jumbo bag
|1||Penatration (25?C, 100g, 5s)||ASTM D5||40||50|
|2||Softening Point (?C)||ASTM D36||52||60|
|3||Solubility in Trichloroethylene||ASTM D2042||99||–|
|4||Ductility at 25?C||ASTM D113||100||–|
|5||Flash Point||ASTM D92||250||–|
|6||Density at 15?C||ASTM D70||1||1.05|
|7||Drop in Penetration after heating (%)||ASTM D1754 / ASTM D5||–||20|
|8||Loss on Heating||ASTM D6||–||0.5|