A pre-planned bituminous mix design for pavement construction helps in producing a mix that is workable, durable, strong, and economical in nature. One of the widespread use of bitumen is in the pavement design and construction. There are mainly two ...
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Types of Bitumen Emulsion-Uses, Advantages and Manufacture
Bitumen emulsion is a dispersed liquid consisting of three products: water, bitumen & emulsion. Types, uses and advantages of bitumen emulsion is discussed.
Durability of Bituminous Pavements and Factors Affecting it
Durability of bituminous pavements helps to minimize maintenance cost. There are different factors which affect the durability of bituminous pavements are discussed.
Viscosity of Bituminous Materials – Measurements and Factors
Introduction to Viscosity and Rheology of Bituminous Materials The resistance of a liquid in flowing is defined as the viscosity of that fluid. Under the action of force, the fluid reflects higher resistance when the viscosity is high. The two ...
Why is Bitumen Used in Road Construction? Properties and Advantage of Bitumen for Pavements
Bitumen is used in road construction due to various properties and advantages it has over other pavement construction materials. Advantages of bitumen for road construction is discussed.
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.
Types of Bituminous Materials in Construction – Uses and Properties
Materials that are bound together with bitumen are called bituminous materials. Propertis and uses of bitumnious materials are discussed.
Roof Waterproofing Using Bituminous Waterproofing Membrane Sheet
A bituminous waterproofing membrane is used for reinforced concrete roof waterproofing. This waterproofing membrane comes on site in the form of rolls manufactures and packed in the factory properly sealed.