Bitumen is a liquid binder used to adhere asphalt roads. The vast majority of bitumen on the market is used for road construction. The rest is mainly used in roofing applications. 

DYM Resources supplies ordinary bitumen that is certified for EN 12591:2009 standard and is CE marked.

Bitumen for road construction Specification

PARAMETER UNIT TEST METHOD 20/30 30/45 50/70 70/100 160/220
Penetration at 25°C 0.1 mm DIN EN 1426 20 to 30 30 to 45 50 to 70 70 to 100 160 to 220
Ring and ball softening point °C DIN EN 1427 55.0 to 63.0 52.0 to 60.0 46.0 to 54.0 43.0 to 51.0 35.0 to 43.B0
Flash point °C EN ISO 2592 ≥ 240 ≥ 240 ≥ 230 ≥ 230 ≥ 220
Solubility % DIN EN 12592 ≥ 99.0 ≥ 99.0 99.0 ≥ 99.0 ≥ 99.0
Penetration index DIN EN 12591, NR NR NR NR NR
Annex A
Kinematic viscosity at 135°C mm²/s DIN EN 12595 NR NR NR NR NR
Dynamic viscosity at 60°C Pa × s DIN EN 12596 NR NR NR NR NR
Fraass breaking point °C DIN EN 12593 ≤ -5 ≤ -8 ≤ -10 ≤ -15
Resistance to hardening at 163°C: DIN EN 12607-1
Residual penetration % DIN EN 1426 ≥ 55 ≥ 53 ≥ 50 ≥ 46 ≥ 37
Increase in ring and ball softening point °C DIN EN 1427 ≤ 8 ≤ 8 ≤ 9 ≤ 9 ≤ 11
Mass change % DIN EN 12607-1 ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.8 ≤ 1.0
Specifications
PDFBitumen for road construction (EN 12591)

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