Paving Grade Bitumen

Lagan Bitumen supply a wide range of paving grade bitumens suitable for asphalt production and bitumen emulsion manufacture. All bitumens are supplied in accordance with EN12591:2009 and for Irish customers NRA RC 380 Table 2:

PropertyStandardUnitPaving Grade
40/6070/100160/220
Penetration @ 25°CEN 14260.1 mm40-6070-100160-220
Softening pointEN 1427°C48-5643-5135-43
Resistance to hardening @ 163°CEN 12607-1
Retained pen%≥ 50≥ 46≥ 37
Increase in Softening point°C≤ 9≤ 9≤ 11
Change of mass%≤ 0.5≤ 0.8≤ 1.0
Flash pointEN 2592°C≥ 230≥ 230≥ 220
SolubilityEN 12592%≥ 99.0≥ 99.0≥ 99.0