How many Types of Bitumen?

By March 21, 2019 April 9th, 2019 Bitumen

How many Types of Bitumen?

There are different types of Bitumen available with different Properties, Specifications and Uses based on requirements of consuming industry. The Specifications of Bitumen also shows variation with the Safety, Solubility, Physical properties and Durability.

To understand the performance of the Bitumen when it is on service, the design of physical properties of the material is highly essential. The standard testing methods are carried out to Grade Bitumen.

Bitumen can be classified into the following Types:

1. Penetration Grades Bitumen
2. Performance Grades Bitumen
3. Viscosity Grades Bitumen
4. Australian Grades Bitumen
5. Oxidized Bitumen
6. Cutback Bitumen
7. Coat Bitumen
8. Emulsion Bitumen