Bitumen

PERSOL offers bitumen origin of Iran for customers from a wide range of countries including China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam. To meet the needs of asphalt manufacturers, road builders and construction sector, PERSOL supply bitumen in different grades namely 40-50, 60-70, 85-100, based on softening points and penetration values as well as Natural Bitumen (Gilsonite).

Types of Bitumen

  • Natural Bitumen

This bitumen is extracted from mines, it is also known as Gilsonite. It is used in many industries, including road construction, the paint industry, polish and insulation of tanks and tubes and molding.

  • Coal Tar

This type of bitumen is a black or dark-brown residue produced by the heat treatment of coal

  • Petroleum Bitumen

This bitumen is a mixture of hydrocarbons derived from petroleum. Black or brown, it varies from viscous to solid producing by air blowing process vacuum bottom.

  • Road construction and Asphalt
  • Waterproofing
  • Roofing in construction
  • Manufacturing of paints and printing inks

Kind of Packing

Net Weight  

Weight of Drum

Gross Weight

No. of Drum in 20ft

Net Weight in 20ft

Gross Weight in 20ft

Tolerance :  +/-5%

Drum

180KG       

8-9KG

190    

110

19.800   MT

20.900 MT

Analysis

Test Method

Unit

40-50

60-70

85-100

Density @ 25 °C      

ASTM D-70 or D3289

kg/m

1010-1060

1010-1060

1000-1050

Penetration @ 25 °C

ASTM D-5

mm/10

40-50

60-70

85-100

Softening Point

ASTM D-36

°C

49 min

49-56

42

Ductillity @  25 °C

ASTM D-113

cm

100min

100min

100min

Loss on heating

ASTM D-6

wt%

0.2-max

0.2-max

0.5-max

Drop in penetration after heating

ASTM D-5

%

20 max

20 max

20 max

Flash Point

ASTM D-92

°C

232 min

232 min

232 min

Solubility in Trichloroethylene

ASTM D-2042

wt%

99.0 min

99.0 min

99.0 min

Spot test

A.A.S.H.O.T 102

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Negative

Negative

Negative

Viscosity @ 60 °C

ASTM D-2171

P

4000±800

2000±400

1000±200

Viscosity @ 135 °C

ASTM D-2171

c.St

400 min

300 min

250 min

Test on Residue From Thin Film Oven Test (ASTM D1754}

Retained Penetration after (T.F.O.T).%

ASTM D-5

%

58 min

54 min

50 min

Ductillity ,(25 °C) , 5 cm/min , cm after TFOT

ASTM D-113

cm

50

50

75

Viscosity @ 60 °C

ASTM D-2171

P

20000 max

10000 max

5000 max

About Us

PERSOL Corporation professionally  supplies and exports Petroleum Derivative Products and Petrochemicals from Iran to different destinations and is an icon among the other active groups in this sector.

  • Address: Hq.: Unit 39, No.5, Bidar St., Elahiyeh, Modarres Hwy.,Tehran
  • Postal code: 1964914168
  • Tel: (+9821)26208312/19
  • Fax: (+9821)26208331
  • Email : info@persol.ir

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