Bitumen CRS1


Bitumen CRS1Understanding Bitumen CRS1

Bitumen CRS1 is a cationic emulsion composed of bitumen, water, and an emulsifying agent. It offers various advantages and applications in the construction industry.

Applications of Bitumen CRS1

Asphalt CRS-1 is primarily used for:

  • Tack coat applications
  • Penetration macadam
  • Sand seal purposes
  • Advantages of Using Bitumen CRS1
  • No need for petroleum solvents
  • Low hydrocarbon emissions
  • Cold application capability
  • A wide variety of emulsion types is available
  • Environmentally friendly and safe for workers
  • Factors Influencing Selection

When choosing Bitumen CRS1, consider factors such as:

  • Climatic conditions
  • Aggregate type and availability
  • Contractor and equipment availability
  • Traffic control and environmental concerns
  • Pavement preservation needs and traffic volume

Laboratory Testing and Application

Laboratory testing is crucial for selecting the right type and grade of emulsion. Proper application techniques ensure optimal performance and durability.

Advantages Over Traditional Methods

Asphalt CRS-1 offers significant advantages over traditional methods, including:

  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Reduced environmental impact
  • Enhanced safety for workers
  • Versatility in application areas and construction methods

Packaging of Asphalt CRS- 1

Bitumen CRS 1 is packed in thick steel drums on pallets to prevent leaks during transportation. Bulk options in bitutainers and tankers are also available for larger-scale projects.

Specification of Bitumen CRS1

PropertyProperty  Min Max Test Method
Test on Emulsions
Viscosity, Saybolt Furol at 25 °C, SFS 20 100 ASTM D244
Storage stability test, 24-h, % 1 ASTM D6930
Demulsibility, 35 mL, 0.8 % dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, % 40 ASTM D6936
Coating ability and water resistance:
Particle charge test Positive ASTM D244
Sieve test, % 0.1 ASTM D6933
Distillation : 
Oil distillate, by volume of emulsion, % 3 ASTM D6997
Residue, % 60 ASTM D244
Tests on residue from distillation test:
Penetration, 25°C (77°F), 100 g, 5 s 100 250 ASTM D5
Ductility, 25°C (77°F), 5 cm/min, cm 40 ASTM D113
Solubility in trichloroethylene, % 97.5 ASTM D2042


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