Bitumen 40/60

bitumen 40/60

Introduction to Biutmen 40/60

Bitumen 40/60 stands as a pivotal standard penetration grade Bitumen, extensively utilized in paving-grade applications vital for road construction and the production of high-quality asphalt pavements known for their superior properties. This grade of Bitumen plays a crucial role in creating durable and resilient road surfaces, offering exceptional performance characteristics.

Properties and Manufacture of Bitumen 40/60

Produced through the fractional/vacuum distillation of crude oil, Biutmen 40/60 supplied by CARBOKIM Petroleum Grade ensures top-notch quality and performance. Similarly, We offers Bitumen sourced from vacuum residue (short residue) feedstock, adhering to stringent quality standards.

Application and Versatility

Its primary application in hot mix asphalt production for bases and wearing courses, especially suited for road construction projects in tropical regions. Its thermoplastic nature allows it to adjust to varying temperatures, ensuring optimal adhesion, rheology, durability, and application suitability.

Quality Assurance Bitumen 40/60

 CARBOKIM prioritizes quality assurance, guaranteeing Bitumen penetration grade 40-60 that meets international standards. Quality checks conducted by international inspectors during loading and stringent QC batch testing before shipping ensure adherence to quality benchmarks. Additionally, Our commitment to meeting European Standard DIN EN 12591:99 further underscores the reliability and safety of Bitumen 40/60 for diverse construction applications.

In conclusion, Biutmen 40/60 emerges as a cornerstone material in road construction and asphalt pavement production, offering unmatched quality, durability, and performance. With stringent quality control measures in place, supported by reputable manufacturers like CARBOKIM and Basekim Co., this Bitumen grade remains a trusted choice for infrastructure projects demanding superior properties and long-term reliability.

Specification of Bitumen 40/60

Bitumen 40/60

Test method



Penetration @ 25°c

IP 49



Softening point °c

IP 58



Kinematic Viscosity @ 135⁰C

IP 370


325 min

Flash point°c

IP 36


230 min

Solubility is CS2(wt) %

IP 47

wt %

99 min


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