Bitumen 200/300: The Versatile Paving Solution

Bitumen 200/300

Introduction to Bitumen 200/300

Bitumen 200/300 is a crucial paving material with a penetration value between 200 and 300, making it highly versatile for various construction applications.

Properties of Bitumen 200/300

It boasts excellent adhesive properties, weather resistance, and durability. Its medium penetration value ensures optimal binding with aggregates, creating strong and long-lasting road surfaces.

Applications of Asphalt 200/300

This grade of bitumen finds extensive use in road construction, particularly for highways, urban roads, and airport runways. It is also utilized in waterproofing applications and as a binder in asphalt mixtures for superior pavement performance.

Benefits of Asphalt 200/300

Durability:  It enhances the lifespan of roads by providing a strong and resilient surface that withstands heavy traffic and environmental factors.

Weather Resistance: Its ability to resist moisture, UV rays, and temperature fluctuations ensures consistent performance in diverse climatic conditions.

Cost-Effectiveness: Using Asphalt 200/300 reduces maintenance costs due to its durability and long service life, making it a cost-effective choice for infrastructure projects.

Quality Assurance and Standards Compliance

Manufacturers adhere to strict quality control measures to ensure Asphalt 200/300 meets industry standards and specifications. This includes testing for penetration, softening point, viscosity, and other key parameters to guarantee performance and reliability.

Specification of Bitumen 200/300

BITUMEN 200/300

TEST METHOD

UNIT

SPECIFICATION

 

       

Specific gravity @ 25/25 °c

ASTM D70

Kg/cm³

990-1040

Penetration @ 25°c

ASTM D5

mm/10

200-300

Softening point °c

ASTM D36

°C

32

Ductility @ 25°c

ASTM D113

cm

100 min

Loss on heating(wt) %

ASTM D6

wt %

1 max

Drop in Penetration after heating %

ASTM D5-D6

%

37 max

Flashpoint °c

ASTM D92

°C

177 min

Solubility is CS2(wt) %

ASTM D4

wt %

99 max

Spot test

A.a.s.h.o.t102

Negative