Bitumen Emulsion CRS-1

Bitumen Emulsion CRS-1

CRS-1 is a cationic rapid setting bitumen emulsion that contains 60% bitumen, is black in color and is manufactured strictly as per ASTM D 2397M-13 standard.

Property Min Max Test Method
Viscosity, Saybolt Furol at 50°C, SFS 20 100 ASTM D7496
Storage stability test, 24-h, % 1 ASTM D6930
Demulsibility, 35mL, 0.8% dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate, % 40 ASTM D6936
Coating ability and water resistance:
Particle charge test positive positive ASTM D7402
Sieve test, % 0.1 ASTM D6933
Oil distillate, by volume of emulsion, % 3 ASTM D6997
Residue, % 60 ASTM D6997
Tests on residue from distillation test:
Penetration, 25°C (77°F), 100g, 5s 100 250 ASTM D5
Ductility, 25°C (77°F), 5cm/min, cm 40 ASTM D113
Solubility in trichloroethylene, % 97.5 ASTM D2042

Bituminous-aggregate applications

Treatments and seals:

  • Single surface treatment
  • Multiple surface treatment
  • Sand seal


Penetration macadam

  • Small voids

* CRS-1 may be used as a tack coat in special cases where night construction or high humidity exists.