Bitumen AH90

Bitumen AH90

What is Bitumen AH90

Bitumen AH90 is a premium-grade asphalt known for its outstanding quality and versatile applications. Derived from petroleum refining, this asphalt variant possesses remarkable properties that make it a preferred choice in various construction projects. Its dark color, waterproofing abilities, and adhesive properties contribute to its widespread use and effectiveness in diverse climates. Let’s delve deeper into the unique features and uses of Bitumen AH90.

Applications in Construction Projects 

Bitumen grade AH90 serves as a crucial binder for mineral aggregates in asphalt concrete and hot laid plant mix. Its exceptional binding properties ensure the durability and longevity of road infrastructure, making it suitable for highways, airports, parking areas, driveways, and curbs. Asphalt AH90 provides strength and resilience in diverse traffic conditions, meeting stringent modern construction standards.

Safe Handling Practices: When handling Bitumen AH90, safety should always be a top priority. Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) such as gloves and eye protectors must be worn to prevent direct contact and potential splashes. Maintaining safe heating temperatures is crucial for optimal handling conditions. Take precautions to avoid direct skin, eye, and clothing contact, and minimize inhalation of vapor, spray, or mists generated during application. Following these key points ensures a safe working environment and mitigates potential risks associated with handling Bitumen AH90.

Price and Shipment Details of Bitumen AH90

For current rates and potential discounts based on order quantities of Bitumen AH90, please contact our sales department. We strive to offer competitive pricing aligned with the quality and performance of our superior-grade asphalt. We provide flexible shipment options, including drums, jumbo bags, or bulk vessels, depending on project requirements. Our dedicated logistics team ensures secure and timely delivery to your specified destination, whether through sea freight, air cargo, or land transportation. For detailed shipping arrangements and associated costs, reach out to our logistics department.

Packaging Specifications: Bitumen AH90 is available in 0.6 mm thickness, 180 kg net weight drums, with dimensions of 95 cm height and 45 cm diameter (+/- 3 kg operational tolerance).

Specification of Bitumen AH90

SPECIFICATION UNIT VALUE TEST METHOD
Penetration, 25°C 1/10 Millimetres (mm) 80-100 ASTM D5
Softening Point Degree Celsius (°C) 42-52 ASTM D36
Density, 25°C Kilogram per Cubic Meter (kg/m³) 1,000 min ASTM D71/D3289
Ductility, 25°C Centimetres per Second (cm/s) 100 min ASTM D113
Loss On Heating Weight Percentage (WT%) 0.5 Max ASTM D6
Drop-in Penetration After Heating Percentage (%) 20 Max ASTM D6805
Flash Point (Cleveland Open Cup) Degree Celsius (°C) 225 min ASTM D92
Solubility in Trichloroethylene Weight Percentage (WT%) 99 min ASTM D2042
Loss of Weight Percentage (%) 0.8 max ASTM D1754
Retained Penetration After Thin Film Percentage (%) 50 min ASTM D5
Ductility 25°C After Thin Film Oven Centimetres per Second (cm/s) 100 min ASTM D113
Ductility 15°C After Thin Film Oven Centimetres per Second (cm/s) 100 min ASTM D113
Temperature Degree Celsius (°C)
Bitumen Content Percentage (%) 99.9 min ASTM D4