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Penetration test of bitumen

Penetration Test of Bitumen-Procedure, Apparatus, and Uses for Road Construction

Penetration test of Bitumen determines the hardness or softness of bitumen by measuring the depth in millimeter to which a standard loaded needle will penetrate vertically in five seconds while the temperature of the bitumen sample is maintained at 25 0C. Also, the Penetration test of bitumen is used to measure the consistency of bitumen.This test is applied almost Read more…

Test of Bitumen | composition test and uses for pavement construction with aparatus, procedure

Composition test of Bitumen Composition gives the composition of different volatile, non-volatile and inner materials etc in the bitumen. The test is carried out for following: A) Distillation test:- It is used to determine the quantity and quality of volatile constituents and the amount of non-volatile residues present in bitumen. Read more…