Bitumen Class 600

bitumen class 600

What is Bitumen Class 600

Bitumen Class 600 refers to a specific grade of bitumen, which is a thick, black, viscous liquid or semi-solid substance derived from crude oil. It possesses unique properties that make it suitable for various industrial applications, particularly in road construction, roofing, and waterproofing.

Superior Durability and Performance Class 600 Bitumen boasts unparalleled durability, making it ideal for roads subjected to high levels of traffic and harsh environmental factors..

Price of Bitumen Class 600

The price of Bitumen can vary depending on factors such as global oil prices, market demand, and supply availability. Generally, it is priced competitively compared to other grades of bitumen with similar properties, with fluctuations occurring due to market dynamics and regional factors.

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 Use of Bitumen Class 600

It can find extensive use in road paving projects, especially in areas with high traffic volumes and heavy loads. Its high viscosity and excellent adhesive properties make it ideal for creating durable asphalt mixes that can withstand harsh weather conditions and intense vehicular traffic. Additionally, it is commonly utilized in the manufacturing of industrial coatings, sealants, and adhesives.

Difference Between Bitumen Class 600 and 300

The primary difference between are lies in their viscosity and consistency. Bitumen grade 600 is typically thicker and more viscous compared to Bitumen grade 300. This variation in properties affects their performance in different applications, and often being preferred for heavy-duty purposes where greater durability and strength are required.

Handling 

During handling, it’s essential to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves and eye protection to prevent skin and eye contact. Additionally, maintain safe heating temperatures when using this product to avoid accidents or overheating.

 Storage 

Store in a cool, well-ventilated area away from direct sunlight and heat sources. Ensure drums or containers are tightly sealed to prevent contamination and evaporation.

Packing 

Typically packaged and distributed in various containers such as drums, barrels, or bulk tanker trucks, depending on the quantity and requirements of the end-user. Proper packaging ensures safe handling, transportation, and storage of the bitumen until it is ready for use on construction sites or in manufacturing facilities.

Specification of Bitumen Class 600

Typical characteristics

Description

Units

Methods

Typical

Viscosity at 60°

Pa.s

AS 2341.2

600

Viscosity at 135°

Pa.s

AS 2341.2

0.7

Pen at 25°

dmm

AS 2341.12

min 20

Flashpoint

°C

AS 2341.14

max 250

Viscosity of residue at 60° C (% of original)

  Pa.s

  AS 2341.2

  max 300