Bitumenous Binders

 

Description

Method

Accre-ditation
1. Road bitumens
1.1 Determination of needle penetration EVS-EN 1426 EAK
1.2 Determination of the softening point – Ring and Ball method EVS-EN 1427 EAK
1.3 Determination of kinematic viscosity EVS-EN 12595 EAK
1.4 Determination of dynamic viscosity by vacuum capillary EVS-EN 12596 EAK
1.5 Determination of the Fraass breaking point EVS-EN 12593 EAK
1.6 Determination of flash and fire points – Cleveland open cup method EVS-EN ISO 2592 EAK
1.7 Determination of solubility EVS-EN 12592  
1.8 Determination of the resistance to hardening under influence of heat and air-RTFOT method EVS-EN 12607-1 EAK

– penetration after RTFOT

EVS-EN 1426 EAK

-softening point after RTFOT

EVS-EN 1427 EAK
2. Polymer Modified Bitumens
2.1 Determination of needle penetration EVS-EN 1426 EAK
2.2 Determination of the softening point – Ring and Ball method EVS-EN 1427 EAK
2.3 Determination of flash and fire points – Cleveland open cup method EVS-EN 2592 EAK
2.4 Determination of the tensile properties by the force ductility method EVS-EN 13589  
2.5 Determination of elastic recovery EVS-EN 13398  
2.6 Determination of storage stability EVS-EN 13399  
2.7 Determination of the resistance to hardening under influence of heat and air-RTFOT method EVS-EN 12607-1 EAK

-softening point after RTFOT

EVS-EN 1427

EAK

3. Bitumen emulsions
3.1 Determination of residual binder and oil distillate from bitumen emulsions by distillation  EVS-EN 1431  
3.2 Determination of breaking value of cationic bituminous emulsions, mineral filler method  EVS-EN 13075-1 EAK
3.3 Determination of efflux time by the efflux viscometer EVS-EN 12846-1

EAK

– 2 mm orifice

– 4 mm orifice

3.4 Determination of residue on sieving  EVS-EN 1429  

– on sieve with 0.5 mm mesh

– on sieve with 0.5 mm mesh after 7 days of storage

3.5 Recovery of binder by evaporation: EVS-EN 13074-1  

– penetration

EVS-EN 1426 EAK

– softening point

EVS-EN 1427 EAK
3.6 Stabilization after recovery by evaporation EVS-EN 13074-2  

– penetration

EVS-EN 1426 EAK

– softening point

EVS-EN 1427 EAK
3.7 Determination of adhesivity of bituminous emulsions by water immersion test EVS-EN 13614  

– Determination of immediate adhesivity 

 

– Water effect on binder adhesion

 
4. Oil shale bitumens
4.1 Determination of efflux time by the efflux viscometer EVS 901-2 LISA G EAK

– 5 mm orifice

– 10 mm orifice

4.2 Determination of solubility in toluene EVS-EN 12592  
4.3 Determination of the content of water soluble compounds EVS 901-2 Lisa I  
4.4 Determination of water content EVS-EN ISO 9029  
4.5 Flash point in an open cup EVS 901-2 Lisa J  
4.6 Loss on heating EVS 901-2 Lisa H  
5. Other tests
5.1 Determination of bitumen denisty EVS-EN ISO 3838  
5.2 Bitumen recovery: Rotary evaporator EVS-EN 12697-3  EAK
5.3 Methylene Chloride purification    
5.4 Determination of the affinity between aggregate and bitumen    

– Vialit plate shock test method

EVS-EN 12272-3  

 

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Henri Prank

Head of Department

Tel: +(372) 6 791 342

Mob: +(372) 5802 3552

Email: henri.prank@teed.ee