Category : Building Materials in Construction

Building materials provides information on various construction materials, their properties and applications in building construction.

Different Types of Bitumen, their Properties and Uses

There are different types of bitumen available with different properties, specifications and uses based on requirements of consuming industry. The specification of bitumen also shows variation with the safety, solubility, physical properties, and the durability. To understand the performance of the bitumen ...

Bituminous Materials – Types, Properties and Uses in Construction

Materials that are bound together with bitumen are called bituminous materials. The use of bituminous materials were initially limited to road construction. Now the applications have spread over the area of roof construction, for industrial purposes, carpet tiles, paints and ...