VG 40

 Bitumen Specification

          Viscosity Grade Analysis 

 

Explanations

Test Method

Result

Acceptable Range

Specification

at 60°c , Poises

ASTM – D4402

3912

Min 3200

Absolute Viscosity

at 135°c , c.st

ASTM – D4402

426

Min 400

Kinematic Viscosity

at 25°c , cm

ASTM – D113

>100

Min 100

Ductility

in CCL4 , %

ASTM – D2042

99.87

99.0 Min

Solubility

at 25°c

ASTM – D70

1.028

1.01-1.06

Specific Gravity

in Naphtha

T102

Negative

Negative

Spot Test

°c

ASTM – D92

344

220 Min

Flash Point

at 25°c , mm/10

ASTM – D5

47

40-60

Penetration

°c

ASTM – D36

53.6

Min 50

Softening Point

Test on Residue From Thin Film Oven Test (T.F.O.T)

at 60°c , %

ASTM – D4402

1.5

Max 4.0

Raito Viscosity

at 25°c , cm

ASTM – D113

38

Min 25

Ductility

 

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