Paving Bitumen EM Series
ExxonMobil asphalt , Netherlands
Paving Bitumen EM are penetration graded bitumen products derived from specially selected crude oils via carefully controlled refining processes.
The quality of ExxonMobil products is assured for every delivery. They are produced and controlled according to the ExxonMobil Global Product Integrity Management System, EN ISO 9000 or equivalent standard.
Paving Bitumen EM grades are recommended for road construction. If other applications are considered, then users should conduct appropriate testing before use.
Properties & Specifications
Paving Bitumen EM grades meet both the NEN EN 12591:2009 specifications requirements:
|Paving Bitumen grades||35/50 EM||40/60 EM||50/70 EM||70/100 EM||100/150 EM||160/220 EM|
|Penetration at 25°C||x 0.1 mm||EN 1426||35-50||40-60||50-70||70-100||100-150||160-220|
|Softening point||°C||EN 1427||50-58||48-56||46-54||43-51||39-47||35-43|
|Flash point (min)||°C||ISO 2592||240||230||230||230||230||220|
|Solubility in toluene (min)||% (m/m)||EN 12592||99.0||99.0||99.0||99.0||99.0||99.0|
|Kinematic viscosity at 135°C (min)||mm²/s||EN 12595||370||325||295||230||175||135|
|Fraass breaking point (max)||°C||EN 12593||-5||-7||-8||-10||-12||-15|
Resistance to hardening: Rolling Thin Film Oven Tests at 163 °C (EN 12607-1)
|Change of mass (max) +/-||%||EN 12607-1||0.5||0.5||0.5||0.8||0.8||1.0|
|Retained penetration (min)||%||EN 1426||53||50||50||46||43||37|
|Increase in softening point - Severity 1 (max)||°C||EN 1427||8||9||9||9||10||11|
Both the NEN EN 12591 specifications may be subject to change.
Paving Bitumen EM grades delivered in Netherland meet only the Dutch NEN EN 12591 specifications.
Health & Safety
Health and Safety recommendations for this product can be found on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) @ http://www.msds.exxonmobil.com/psims/psims.aspx
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