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Rapid Curing RC-250

Cutback Bitumen RC-250

RC-250 is a rapid curing cutback bitumen that contains 65% bitumen, is black in color and is manufactured strictly as per ASTM D 2028M 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] 27+[80+] - ASTM D3143
Distillation test:
Distillate, volume percent of total distillate to 360°C [680°F]:
to 190°C [374°F] - - ASTM D402
To 225°C [437°F] 35 - ASTM D402
To 260°C [500°F] 60 - ASTM D402
To 316°C [600°F] 80 - ASTM D402
Residue from distillation to 360°C [680°F], percent volume by difference 65 - ASTM D402
Tests on residue from distillation:
Penetration at 25°C 80 120 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

Mixed-in-place (road mix):

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

  • Patching, immediate use

Bitumen-aggregate applications

Surface treatments:

  • Single surface treatment

  • Multiple surface treatment

  • Sand seal

Penetration macadam

  • Small voids

Bitumen applications

Surface treatment:

  • Prime coat on open surfaces


RC-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