his equipment is used to determine the bitumen percentage in bituminous paving mixtures. It has a removable, precision machined, aluminum rotor bowl, mounted on a vertical shaft.
A filter paper disc is pressed in between the rotor bowl and cover plate by tightening a knurled nut. The bowl assembly is enclosed in a housing mounted on a cast body. In the... Read more...More Product Announcements from Tinius Olsen, Inc.
Bituminous surfaces exposed to varying temperature conditions undergo a great deal of expansion and contraction. An important characteristic of the binder is its ductility and the degree of ductility has an effect on the cracking of bituminous surfaces caused by traffic stress.
The ductility of bitumen is expressed as the distance in centimeters to which a standard briquette can b... Read more...More Product Announcements from Tinius Olsen, Inc.