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Asphalt and Bitumen

  1. Anja Sörensen,
  2. Bodo Wichert

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a03_169.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Sörensen, A. and Wichert, B. 2009. Asphalt and Bitumen. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Bitumen-Industrie (ARBIT), Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Natural Asphalt
3.Testing
4.Bitumen Production from Crude Oil
4.1.Distillation
4.2.Manufacturing Routes for Paving Grades
4.3.Solvent Separation Methods
4.4.Batch Air Blowing
4.5.Continuous Air Blowing
4.6.Modification of Bitumens
4.7.Paving Bitumen Compositions
5.Composition of Bitumen
5.1.Elemental Analysis and Molecular Mass
5.2.Physical, Structural, and Colloidal Aspects
6.Physical Properties
7.Chemical Reactions of Bitumen Surfaces
8.Handling and Storage
9.Uses of Bitumen
9.1.Bitumen in Road Building
9.2.Industrial Uses
9.3.Economic Aspects
10.Environmental and Workplace Exposure