Bitumen RS2 : Enhances Road Durability,

Bitumen rs2

General Description of Bitumen RS2

Asphalt emulsions have revolutionized road construction and maintenance due to their versatility and effectiveness. Among these, Bitumen RS2 stands out as a rapid-setting solution designed to enhance road durability and performance.

Understanding Bitumen RS2

 Bitumen Emulsion RS-2 is a cutting-edge formulation that combines the durability of bitumen with the efficiency of emulsification. This emulsion, characterized by its rapid setting time, breaks and cures swiftly upon contact with aggregate surfaces, ensuring a strong bond and lasting results.

Features and Benefits

Moisture Protection: RS2 effectively seals narrow cracks against moisture penetration, safeguarding the road structure from water damage and prolonging its lifespan.

Quick Traffic Restoration: Unlike traditional methods, RS-2 allows traffic to resume shortly after application, minimizing disruptions and ensuring smooth flow.

Seasonal Flexibility: Its excellent performance in early spring and late fall makes RS-2 an ideal choice for maintaining roads year-round, adapting to varying weather conditions seamlessly.

Superior Bonding: The emulsion’s exceptional bond and tack properties prevent slippage planes between pavement layers, enhancing overall stability and safety.

Portable Application: RS-2 is compatible with small, portable spray units, offering versatility and convenience in application.

Application of Anionic Bitumen Emulsion RS-2

To achieve optimal results with RS-2, proper application guidelines must be followed:

Surface Preparation: Ensure a clean asphalt surface free from oil spots to guarantee proper adhesion of the emulsion.

Weather Consideration: Avoid application during anticipated precipitation to prevent dilution and maintain effectiveness.

Dilution Caution: Do not dilute RS-2 with any cutter stock or water, as it may compromise its performance.

Optimal Spray Rate: The recommended spray rate for RS-2 is between 0.25 to 0.70 liters per square meter, depending on the application type.

Packaging and Storage

RS-2 is available in various packaging options, including bulk tanks, steel drums, and HDPE drums. Proper storage practices are essential to maintain its integrity and performance:

Store RS-2 in vertical bulk tanks within the temperature range of 10°C to 85°C to prevent freezing or boiling, which can affect its composition.

Regularly mix stored RS-2 to maintain consistency, especially in colder climates, using suitable low-shear pumps.

Avoid excessive agitation to prevent foam formation and emulsion breakdown.

Advantages of Asphalt Emulsion RS-2

Energy Efficient: No heating is required for RS-2 application, reducing energy costs and environmental impact.

Cost-Effective: RS-2 offers a cost-efficient solution with easy and uniform spray application, minimizing waste and maximizing coverage.

Environmental Friendly: With low-temperature curing and high adhesive properties, RS-2 promotes sustainability while rejuvenating road surfaces.

Product Support and Quality Assurance

Basekim commitment to quality and innovation ensures that each batch of RS-2 meets rigorous standards for performance, safety, and environmental sustainability. Customers benefit from technical support, consultation, and customized solutions tailored to their specific needs, backed by comprehensive testing and certification processes

Specification of Anioinc Bitumen Emulsion RS2

Saybolt fural Viscosity@ 50 °C (s)  75  400 ASTM D244
Storage stability, 24h (%)   1 ASTM D6930
Particle charge test Minus ASTM D244
Demulcibility, 35ml, 8% dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, % 60 —  ASTM D6936
Sieve (%)   0.1 ASTM D6933
Residue by distillation (%) 65   ASTM D244
 Penetration, 25 °C, 100g, 5Sec 100 200 ASTM D5
Solubility in trichloroethylene % 97.5 ASTM D2042
Residue ductility, 25 °C, 5cm/min (cm) 40   ASTM D113