Bitumen Emulsion K3

Bitumen Emulsion K3

K3 is a cationic (slow setting) road emulsion that contains 56% bitumen, is black in color and is manufactured strictly as per KS 02-769: 1990 standard.

Property Result
Particle charge Pos.
Residue on 710 um KS sieve (%)(m/m), maximum 0.05
Residue on 150 um KS sieve (g per 100 mL), maximum 0.15
Binder content (%)(m/m), minimum 56
Viscosity (degrees Engler (°E) at 20°C) 10 max.
Viscosity redwood No. II (s at 85°C)
Storage stability (long period test) % water content difference, maximum 2


Bituminous-aggregate mixtures

For pavement bases and surfaces:

  • Plant mix (cold): with both dense-graded aggregate and sand


  • Dense-graded aggregate
  • Sand
  • Sandy soil
  • Slurry seal

Bituminous applications

  • Fog Seal
  • Prime coat-penetrable surface
  • Tack coat
  • Dust Binder
  • Mulch Treatment
  • Crack filler

*May dilute with water by manufacturer or contractor per state regulation. Refer to specifying agency.