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Medium Curing MC-250

Cutback Bitumen MC-250

MC-250 is a medium curing cutback bitumen that contains 74% bitumen, is black in color and is manufactured strictly as per ASTM D 2027M-13 standard.

Typical Properties

Properties Min Max Test Method
Kinematic viscosity at 60°C [140°F], mm2/s 250 500 ASTM D2170
Flash point (Tag open-cup), °C [°F] 66[150] - ASTM D3143
Distillate test:
Distillate, volume percent of total distillate to 360°C [680°F]:
to 225°C [437°F] - 10 ASTM D402
to 260°C [500°F] 15 55 ASTM D402
to 316°C [600°F] 60 87 ASTM D402
Residue from distillation to 360°C [680°F], percent volume by difference 67 - ASTM D402
Tests on residue from distillation:
Viscosity at 60°C [140°F], Pa . SA, t 30 120 ASTM D2170
Penetration at 25°C, 100 - ASTM D5
Ductility at 25°C [77°F], cm 100 - ASTM D113
Solubility in trichloroethylene, % 99.0 - ASTM D2042
Water, % - 0.2 ASTM D95

Bitumen-aggregate mixtures

Cold-laid plant mix:

  • Pavement base and surfaces with dense-graded aggregate

  • Patching, immediate use

  • Patching, stockpile

Mixed-in-place (road mix):

  • Pavement base and surfaces with dense-graded aggregate, sand, and sandy soil

  • Patching, immediate use

  • Patching, stockpile



Bitumen-aggregate applications

    Surface treatments:

  • Sand seal



Bitumen applications

    Surface treatment:

  • Prime coat on open surface

Available in

MC-250 is available in:
  • Bulk as IBC Tank, Flexi Tank

  • Reconditioned steel drums 220 lit., Net Weight: 191 ± 3 Kg

  • New steel drums 220 lit., Net Weight: 191 ± 3 Kg