Bitumen 20/30 Specifications

No. Analysis Unit Limit Test Method
1 Density@25 ̊ C Kg/m³ 1010-1060 ASTM D70 or D3289
2 Penetration@25 ̊ C mm/10 20-30 ASTM D5
3 Softening point ̊ C 80-90 ASTM D36
4 Ductility@25 ̊ C Cm 3 Min. ASTM D113
5 Loss on heating Wt% 0.2 Max. ASTM D6
6 Drop in penetration after heating % 20 Max. ASTM D5 and D6
7 Flash point ̊ C 225 Min. ASTM D92
8 Solubility in Trichloroethylene Wt% 99.0 Min. ASTM D4
9 Spot test - Negative AASHOT102

Usage: The main common usage of bitumen 20/30 is suitable for road construction and for the production of asphalt pavements with superior properties. This grade of bitumen is mainly used of hot mix asphalt for bases and wearing courses as well.