CutBack Bitumen

CutBack Bitumen Disadvantage

Due to kerosene content of cutback bitumen, they suffer from essential problems in utilizations per the following:

–          Consuming the kerosene as a valuable commodity

–          Environmental contamination due to evaporation of the solvent into the air and penetration into the soil layers and underground watersheds. 

–          Risks of combustion and respiration of kerosene while operating.

Using #water instead of for kerosene in bitumen emulsion, not only avoid the problems of cutback bitumen, but also it causes an increase in the bitumen efficiency and adhesiveness; meanwhile this type of bitumen has a higher quality and may be applied in lower temperatures.


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