Bitumen emulsion|bitumen SS1|Bitumen SS1H|Bitumen CRS|Bitumen K160|Bitumen CMS|bitumen K2|Bitumen CSS

Bitumen emulsion|bitumen SS1|Bitumen SS1H|Bitumen CRS|Bitumen K160|Bitumen CMS|bitumen K2|Bitumen CSS-1

Bitumen emulsion|bitumen SS1|Bitumen SS1H|Bitumen CRS|Bitumen K160|Bitumen CMS|bitumen K2|Bitumen CSS

Bitumen emulsion

Bitumen emulsion has been used for more than 70 years. The main use of bitumen emulsion is within road building and road maintenance but bitumen emulsions have also found extensive use within other fields such as roofing in building industry. During the last 15 to 20 years there has been a substantial increase in the use especially for road purposes.The emulsions can be classified in different types depending upon what type of emulsifier has been used to emulsify the bitumen, e.g. anionic, cationic, non-ionic and amphoteric emulsions. In the earliest emulsions anionic emulsifiers were exclusively used, usually soaps of long-chain fatty acids. These systems had the disadvantage that the adhesion to stone material was rather poor. About 20 years ago cationic emulsifiers, fatty acid amines, appeared on the market at a low price. This laid the foundation to the great increase in the use of bitumen emulsions during the last 15 years.

What is bitumen emulsion?

Bitumen emulsion is mixture of bitumen and water along with emulsifier to keep the mixture stable. The emulsifier chooses depend on electrical bar of the aggregates.

Grade of bitumen emulsion

Bitumen CSS1 Asphalt Emulsion CSS-1 is a cationic slow setting asphalt emulsion produced by high tech machinery. Asphalt Emulsion CSS-1 components are carefully selected and balanced, according to ASTM standard.
Property 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
Particle charge test positive ASTM D244
Sieve test, % 0.1 ASTM D6933
Cement mixing test, % 2.0 ASTM D6935
Distillation:
Residue, % 57 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
Bitumen SS1-H Bitumen SS1h are slow-setting, anionic type of asphalt emulsions manufactured according to specifications of ASTM D977 – “Standard Specifications for Anionic Emulsified Asphalt.” It is a dispersion of small droplets of penetration grade asphalt cement in water with the aid of an emulsifier. The size of the droplets is normally in the order of 1-20 microns, with some particles as big as 100 microns. Since these droplets are negatively charged, breaking (coalescence) is purely by evaporation of water.
Property 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
Particle charge test positive ASTM D244
Sieve test, % 0.1 ASTM D6933
Cement mixing test, % 2.0 ASTM D6935
Distillation:
Residue, % 57 ASTM D244
Tests on residue from distillation test:
Penetration, 25°C (77°F), 100 g, 5 s 40 90 ASTM D5
Ductility, 25°C (77°F), 5 cm/min, cm 40 ASTM D113
Solubility in trichloroethylene, % 97.5 ASTM D2042
Bitumen CMS2 The medium setting grades are designed for mixing with coarse aggregate, as these grades do not break immediately upon contact with aggregate. CMS mixes possess some measure of workability and have high viscosities to prevent runoff. These are generally used for cold mix applications and mixed-in-place operations.
Property min max Test method
Test on emulsions
Viscosity, Saybolt Furol at 50 °C, SFS 50 450 ASTM D244
Storage stability test, 24-h, % 1 ASTM D6930
Coating ability and water resistance:
Coating, dry aggregate Good ASTM D244
Coating, after spraying Fair ASTM D244
Coating, wet aggregate Fair ASTM D244
Coating, after spraying Fair ASTM D244
Particle charge test Positive ASTM D244
Sieve test, % 0.1 ASTM D6933
Distillation:
Oil distillate, by volume of emulsion, % 12 ASTM D6997
Residue, % 65 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
Bitumen CMS-2H CMS-2H bitumen is often used for adhesive-coating. This is applied to an underlying surface to aid adhesion of the following asphalt layer. Bitumen CMS-2H is also used for fog sealing, fog spraying, concrete curing, injection, sealing, patching, formation, and substrate and surface dressing.
Property min max Test method
Test on emulsions
Viscosity, Saybolt Furol at 50 °C, SFS 40 450 ASTM D244
Storage stability test, 24-h, % 1 ASTM D6930
Coating ability and water resistance:
Coating, dry aggregate Good ASTM D244
Coating, after spraying Fair ASTM D244
Coating, wet aggregate Fair ASTM D244
Coating, after spraying Fair ASTM D244
Particle charge test Positive ASTM D244
Sieve test, % 0.1 ASTM D6933
Distillation:
Oil distillate, by volume of emulsion, % 12 ASTM D6997
Residue, % 65 ASTM D244
Tests on residue from distillation test:
Penetration, 25°C (77°F), 100 g, 5 s 40 90 ASTM D5
Ductility, 25°C (77°F), 5 cm/min, cm 40 ASTM D113
Solubility in trichloroethylene, % 97.5  ASTM D2042
Bitumen RS2K and Bitumen CRS1 Bitumen Emulsion RS-2K / CRS-1 containing minimum 60% Bitumen, is commonly used for Tack-Coating. It is a medium viscosity emulsion used mainly for tack coating in normal overlay and patching work.
Property 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
Bitumen CRS2 Bitumen CRS2 is a high-bituminous (67 to 70%) bituminous cationic asphalt emulsion which is used in bituminous (Seal Coat) layer applications with single or double or multiple layer surface coating.
Property Min Max Test Method
Test on Emulsions
Viscosity, Saybolt Furol at 25 °C, SFS 100 400 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, % 65 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
Bitumen K140 Bitumen K140 is a cold applied rapid-acting 40% cationic bitumen emulsion. When cured Leotak forms a thin but uniform film of bitumen on the road surface which gives an adhesive bond between a bituminous overlay and an existing surface.For best results, tack coating is strongly recommended when performing such tasks as overlaying with hot rolled asphalt, macadam or when patching or carrying out inlaid work.
No Property Test Method Min Max
1 Saybolt fural viscosity @ 25?C sec ASTM D224 25
2 Storage Stability (24 hours) % ASTM D224 1
3 Sieve Test (%) ASTM D224 0.1
4 Particle Charge Test ASTM D224 Positive
5 Solubility in Trichloroethylene ASTM D2042 97.5
6 Residue from distillation ASTM D224 37
7 Penetration @ 25?C, 100g, 5sec ASTM D5 60 200
Bitumen k160 Bitumen emulsion k1-60 is emulsified asphalt containing minimum 57 % bitumen It is a medium viscosity emulsion used mainly for tack coating
No Property Result
1 Particle charge Pos.
2 Residue on 710 um KS sieve (%)(m/m), maximum 0.05
3 Residue on 150 um KS sieve (g per 100 mL), maximum 0.15
4 Binder content (%)(m/m), minimum 57
5 Viscosity (degrees Engler (°E) at 20°C 6-9
6 Viscosity redwood No. II (s at 85°C)
7 Storage stability (long period test) % water content difference, maximum 2
Bitumen K170 Using a K170 bitumen emulsion spray to cover existing surfaces, we then spread chippings and roll them into the surface. We can supply chippings in the colour that you require, helping you to achieve a unique look.
No Property Result
1 Particle charge Pos.
2 Residue on 710 um KS sieve (%)(m/m), maximum
3 Residue on 150 um KS sieve (g per 100 mL), maximum
4 Binder content (%)(m/m), minimum 67
5 Viscosity (degrees Engler (°E) at 20°C
6 Viscosity redwood No. II (s at 85°C) 25-35
7 Storage stability (long period test) % water content difference, maximum
Bitumen K2 Cationic medium setting emulsion as per British standards Suitable for premix – carpet and pothole repair
No Property Result
1 Particle charge Pos.
2 Residue on 710 um KS sieve (%)(m/m), maximum 0.05
3 Residue on 150 um KS sieve (g per 100 mL), maximum 0.15
4 Binder content (%)(m/m), minimum 57
5 Viscosity (degrees Engler (°E) at 20°C 10 max
6 Viscosity redwood No. II (s at 85°C)
7 Storage stability (long period test) % water content difference, maximum 2
Bitumen K3
No Property Result
1 Particle charge Pos.
2 Residue on 710 um KS sieve (%)(m/m), maximum 0.05
3 Residue on 150 um KS sieve (g per 100 mL), maximum 0.15
4 Binder content (%)(m/m), minimum 57
5 Viscosity (degrees Engler (°E) at 20°C 10 max
6 Viscosity redwood No. II (s at 85°C)
7 Storage stability (long period test) % water content difference, maximum 2

Usage of Bitumen emulsion

Asphalt Emulsion is an aqueous homogenous solution in a liquid bituminous material using an emulsifier. It maintains a level of liquidity suitable for each type of road construction, mixing with aggregate or paving on the road surface. Water in Asphalt Emulsion will evaporate and let the asphalt continuously form up as a film covering the aggregate or road surface. The speed of such formation depends on the quality (grade), usage volume and type of chemical used in the production of the Asphalt Emulsion. A key property of the asphalt in Asphalt Emulsion is cohesion as well as waterproofing.

Packing of bitumen emulsion

It could be in bulk,tanker,IBC and drum.
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