Bitumen 70/100

Bitumen 70/100


Overview of Bitumen 70/100

Bitumen 70/100 serves as a crucial component in road construction and asphalt pavement production, offering superior properties and unmatched performance.

Manufacturing and Quality Standards

Baskim GROUP manufactures Bitumen 70/100 using quality management standards EN ISO 9001, ensuring consistently high quality through meticulous raw material selection and processing methods.

Properties of Bitumen 70/100

Asphalt exhibits penetration between 70-100 desi-millimeters and a softening point between 42-52°C. Its thermoplastic nature allows for adaptability during temperature fluctuations, critical for optimal performance in various applications.

Applications in Road Construction and Asphalt Mixing

Asphalt finds extensive usage in road construction, asphalt pavement, and hot-mix asphalt manufacturing. It is also utilized in single seals, double seals, Cape seals, emulsion production, and polymer modified binders, showcasing its versatility and suitability for diverse projects.

Performance and Reliability

Carbokim PAVING GRADE BITUMEN 70/100 delivers exceptional performance in terms of fatigue resistance, plasticity, and behavior at low temperatures. Its optimum viscosity ensures easy workability even under high-stress conditions, making it an ideal choice for demanding applications.

Quality Assurance and Compliance

Carbokim guarantees the quality of Bitumen 70/100 through international inspections, batch testing reports, and compliance with European Standard DIN EN 12591:99. This commitment to quality and safety is reflected in the packing options available, including steel drums, barrels, jumbo bags, and Bitubags, catering to various transportation and storage needs.

Specification of Bitumen 70/100

Bitumen 70/100 Test method Unit Specification
Penetration – 25°C, 100g, 5s EN 1426 mm 70-100
Softening Point (Ring & Ball) EN 1427 °C 42/52
Dynamic Viscosity @ 135⁰C EN 12595 Pa/s 0.15-0.4
Solubility in Xylene EN 12592 % 99 Min
Flashpoint (Cleveland Open) EN 22592 °C 225 Min
Resistance to hardening RTFOT:      
Change in mass (m/m) EN12607-1 % 0.8 Max
Retained Penetration 25°C, 100g, 5s (% of original) EN 1426
46 Min
Increase in softening point EN 1427 °C 9 Max