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Specification of BE 1000 series

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Date : 2019-08-19
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According to the IS 8887, Emulsion are classified into five types such as RS-1, RS-2, MS, SS-1 and SS-2 depending upon their setting characteristics:

 

S.No. Properties of Bitumen Emulsion Grade of Emulsion (Softer Grade) Test
Method
RS-1 RS-2 MS SS-1 SS-2
1 Residue on 600 micron IS sieve (% mass). Max. 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 IS:8887
2 Viscosity by Say bolt Furol
Viscometer, Seconds
          IS:3117
at 25°C - - - 20-100 30-150
at 50°C 20-100 100-300 30-300 - -
3 Coagulation of emulsion at low temperature Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil IS:8887
4 Storage stability after 24 hr, %, max. 2 1 1 2 2 IS:8887
5 Particle charge Positive Positive Positive - Positive IS:8887
6 Coating ability and water resistance           IS:8887
a) Coating, dry aggregates - - Good - -
b) Coating after spraying water - - Fair - -
c) Coating, wet aggregates - - Fair - -
d) Coating after spraying water - - Fair - -
7 Stability to mixing with cement, %
coagulation
- - - - 2 IS:8887
8 Miscibility with water (coagulation) No
Coagulation
No
Coagulation
No
Coagulation
Immiscible No
Coagulation
IS:8887
9 Tests on Residue:            
a) Residue by evaporation, %, min. 60 67 65 - 60 IS:8887
b) Penetration, 25°C/100 gm/5 sec. 80-150 80-150 60-150 - 60-120 IS:1203
c) Ductility at 27°C, cm., mIn. 50 50 50 - 50 IS:1208
d) Solubility In Trichloroethylene, %,min. 98 98 98 98 98 IS:1216

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