85% Bitumen is used in Paving, 10% Bitumen is used in Roofing and 5% Bitumen used in other purposes.
Bitumen is very important and useful Product of our modern world. A crucial component of the Asphalt we use to build roads, Bitumen holds our city streets together and connects cities and countries across vast distances. It provides a backbone for personal and business travel, tourism and logistics.
Bitumen used generally in combination with other materials in many engineering fields. Some examples are given below:
High-Grade Bitumen is used in Electrical industry on mixing with wood tar, pitch, rubber, and resin. The battery containers are its best examples.
Bitumen is characterized by a set of useful properties such as: resistance to weather, water proofing, binding capacity and ability to provide a flexible surface.
- Airport Runways
- Footways / Pedestrian Ways
- Car Parks, Race Tracks
- Tennis Courts, Roofing
- Damp Proofing
- Dams Reservoir and Pool Linings
- Sound Proofing
- Pipe Coatings
- Cable Coatings
- Paints, Building Water Proofing
- Tile underlying Water Proofing