Refined Bitumen

Natural bitumen is an unconventional oil, sticky, looking like tar and more viscous than molasses. It must be heated or diluted to flow. ... The asphalt as a very similar looking as bitumen, so that in North America this asphalt is commonly called “Asphalt cement” or “refined bitumen” or shortly named “bitumen”

Description

Natural bitumen is an unconventional oil, sticky, looking like tar and more viscous than molasses. It must be heated or diluted to flow. … The asphalt as a very similar looking as bitumen, so that in North America this asphalt is commonly called “Asphalt cement” or “refined bitumen” or shortly named “bitumen”

Features

ELECTRICAL USES

High-grade asphalts are used in electrical industry on mixing with wood tar, pitch, rubber, and resin. The battery containers are its best examples.

ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION.

Asphaltic bitumens are characterized by a set of useful properties such as: resistance to weather, water proofness, binding capacity and ability to provide a flexible surface.

ASPHALTIC PAINTS.

Bituminous asphalts are used as essential ingredients in certain paints. Such paints are especially useful for damp walls and over concrete structures.