Bitumen Manufacturers & Suppliers

Bitumen Manufacturers & Suppliers

Bitumen is a viscous substance that is blackish brown in colour and exists in a liquid to semi-solid phase. It is usually composed of asphaltene resin and other petroleum compounds. It is generally found in nature and can also be derived from crude oil. As you know, crude oil is a mixture of several compounds that are separated by a distillation tower. The remnants of the distillation tower called the vacuum bottom, are transferred to be processed and turned into bitumen. 

There are several types of bitumen. Some of them are – 

  • Gilsonite
  • Cutback bitumen
  • Oxidised bitumen 
  • Penetration bitumen

What are the Uses of Bitumen?

Bitumen is used for the following purposes – 

  • Coating 
  • Roofing 
  • Joint filling
  • Waterproofing
  • Damp-proofing
  • Tank foundation
  • Road construction

Bitumen is also used in agriculture to protect tanks and as a disinfectant, in addition to building and industrial paving purposes. 

Specification of Bitumen

Specification Result
Density @25 Deg C1.001/1.05
Penetration @25 Deg C85/100
Softening Point Deg C45/52
Ductility @25 Deg C100 Min
Loss on Heating (Wt)%0.5 Max
Drop in Penetration After Heating%20 Max
Flash Point Deg C225 Max
Solubility in CS2(Wt)%99.05 Min

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Q1. What is the most commonly used bitumen?

Ans. The most commonly used bitumen are 30/40 and 80/100 grade bitumen, depending on the climate conditions and construction type.

Q2. What are the four grades of bitumen?

Ans. Here are the four grades of bitumen –

  • VG – 10
  • VG – 20 
  • VG – 30
  • VG – 40

Q3. Which bitumen is best?

Ans. Bitumen VG30 is the most used bitumen in road construction, building construction, and insulation.