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Rapid Curing RC-70

Cutback Bitumen RC-70

RC-70 is a rapid curing cutback bitumen that contains 55% 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 70 140 ASTM D2170
Flash Point (Tag open-cup), °C [°F] - - ASTM D3143
Distillation test:
Distillate, volume percent of total distillate to 360°C [680°F]:
To 190°C [374°F] 10 - ASTM D402
To 225°C [437°F] 50 - ASTM D402
To 260°C [500°F] 70 - ASTM D402
To 316°C [600°F] 85 - ASTM D402
Residue from distillation to 360°C [680°F], percent volume by difference 55 - 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

Mixed-in-place (road mix):

  • Pavement base and surfaces with sandy soil

Bitumen applications

Surface treatment:

  • Prime coat on open surfaces

  • Prime coat on tight surfaces

  • Tack coat

  • Dust binder

  • Mulch treatment


RC-70 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