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Penetration Bitumen 60/70


In the vast world of oil derivatives, one product that stands out as a cornerstone for the construction and infrastructure sectors is Penetration Bitumen Grade 60/70. Its exceptional properties make it an invaluable asset for the Global Synergy Oil Derivative Export Company. This article delves into the distinctive characteristics, applications, and global significance of Penetration Bitumen Grade 60/70.

Penetration Bitumen Grade 60/70, often referred to simply as Bitumen 60/70, is a specialized type of bitumen derived from the distillation of crude oil. Its nomenclature signifies its key properties - penetration and viscosity. The numbers '60' and '70' correspond to its penetration depth in tenths of a millimeter at standard testing conditions. This grade is characterized by its medium-soft consistency, making it versatile for various applications.

Applications Across Diverse Sectors
  • Road Construction and Pavement: Bitumen 60/70's unique balance between hardness and flexibility renders it ideal for road construction and pavement projects. It provides superior binding properties, enhancing the durability and lifespan of roadways even in challenging climatic conditions. Its ability to withstand heavy traffic loads and temperature fluctuations ensures the integrity of roads over time.
  • Waterproofing Solutions: In the construction industry, waterproofing is paramount to protect structures from moisture and water damage. Bitumen 60/70 is an essential component of waterproofing solutions, forming a reliable barrier against water infiltration in foundations, basements, and roofs. Its adhesive properties ensure a secure bond with various construction materials.
  • Industrial Applications: Beyond construction, Bitumen 60/70 finds utility in various industrial applications. It serves as a key ingredient in manufacturing corrosion-resistant coatings for pipelines, tanks, and other equipment exposed to harsh chemicals. Its insulation properties make it an effective material for soundproofing and thermal insulation.
Bitumen 60/70 Specification Test Method
Specific Gravity @ 25/25 °Cg 1.01/1.06 D-70
Penetration @ 25 °C 60/70 D-5
Softening Point (°C) 48/52 D-36
Ductility @ 25 °C 100 min D-113
Loss on Heating (wt) % 0.2 Max D-6
Drop in Penetration after Heating (%) 20 Max D-6 D-5
Flash Point (°C) 250 min D-92
Solubility in CS2 (wt) % 99.5 Max D-4
Spot Test Negative A.A.S.H.O. T102
60/70 common packings:
One of the most common packaging of bitumen is new steel drum. The new steel drums are easy to handle, transport and a proper packaging to ensure the products reach their target destinations flawlessly without any leakage or spill. Read more