Bitumen AC 30

Bitumen AC 30

Optimize Infrastructure with Bitumen AC 30

Bitumen AC 30 plays a crucial role in modern construction projects. Recognizing the importance of reliable materials in infrastructure development, Bitumen AC 30 stands out for its exceptional attributes and versatile applications.

Understanding Bitumen AC 30

It is, also known as Asphalt Cement 30, a vital component used extensively in road construction and pavement projects. Sourced from the distillation process of crude oil, it boasts superior adhesive and cohesive properties, making it a preferred choice for creating durable asphalt mixes, surface coatings, and pavement sealants. It significantly contributes to the longevity and structural integrity of the roads and infrastructure projects.

Key Characteristics

Optimal Grade for Asphalt Cement: Exhibits the perfect grade suitable for various climate conditions, ensuring excellent performance in road construction.

Strong Adhesion: Demonstrates exceptional bonding capabilities with aggregates and substrates, resulting in resilient and enduring road surfaces.

Flexibility and Strength: Withstands thermal stresses and heavy traffic loads, maintaining structural integrity and minimizing wear and tear.

Longevity: Offers superior resistance to aging, cracking, and deformation, contributing to long-lasting and reliable road surfaces.

Pricing Considerations for Bitumen AC 30

Pricing varies based on factors such as quality, quantity, market demand, and supplier rates. At Basekim, we provide competitive pricing for premium Asphalt, ensuring cost-effectiveness without compromising on quality.

Best Practices for Packaging, Handling, and Storage

To ensure optimal performance and longevity, adhere to best practices for packaging, handling, and storage:

Secure Packaging: Typically packaged in drums or tankers to maintain product integrity during transportation and storage.

Safe Handling Procedures: Follow safety protocols and use appropriate equipment to minimize the risk of spills and accidents.

Proper Storage Conditions: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat sources to preserve properties and extend shelf life.

Applications

It is utilized in various applications:

Asphalt Mixes: Essential for producing high-quality asphalt mixes for durable road surfaces.

Surface Coatings: Used in surface coatings for parking lots, driveways, and various paved areas, providing durability and aesthetic appeal.

Pavement Sealing: Employed for pavement sealing to prevent water ingress and protect against deterioration over time

Specification of Bitumen AC 30

Properties

Units

Specifications

Test Method

Viscosity, 140°F (60°C)

P

3000± 600

ASTM D-2171

Viscosity, 275°F (135°C), Min

cSt

250

ASTM D-2171

Penetration, 77°F (25°C), 100g, 5sec, Min

0.1 MM

30

ASTM D-5

Flash point, Cleveland open cup, Min

°C

232

ASTM D-92

Solubility in trichloroethylene, Min

%Wt.

99

ASTM D-2042

Tests on residue from thin-film oven test:

– Viscosity, 140°F (60°C), Max

P

15000

ASTM D-2171

– Ductility, 77°F (25°C), 5cm/min, Min

CM

15

ASTM – D113