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Bitumen VG30

Bitumen VG30

Bitumen VG30

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Bitumen VG-30, also known as viscosity grade 30 bitumen, is a widely used binder material in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, and other asphalt-based infrastructure projects. It is categorized as a paving grade bitumen and is commonly used in regions with moderate climatic conditions. Bitumen VG-30 possesses specific properties that make it suitable for various applications, and its production, characteristics, benefits, and usage are essential aspects to explore.

CharacteristicsUnitVG 30Test Method
Absolute Viscosity @ 60 °C, Poises°CMin.2400IS 1206 (Part 2)
Kinematic Viscosity @ 135 °CcStMin.350IS 1206 (Part 3)
Softening Point (R&B)°CMin.47IS 1205
Flash Point (Cleveland Open Cup).°CMin.220IS 1209
Solubility in trichloroethylene.%Min.99IS 1206
Penetration   @   25   °C   (100   grams,   5 seconds)0.150-70IS 1203
Test on residue from thin film oven tests/RTFOT
i) Viscosity ratio @ 60 °C°CMax. 4.0IS 1206 (Part 2)
ii)  Ductility  @  25  °C,  (Thin  film  oven test).CmMin.40IS 1208
Specification Gravity @ 27/27°CMin.0.99IS 1202
Conforms to BIS (IS 73:2006) Specifications
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