Australian Bitumen Grades

Classes of Bitumen under the Australian Standard are determined by Viscosity measured at 60°C Pa.s. Australian Bitumen Grades are available in New Steel Drums to Australia.

Bitumen grades for Australia market are as below:

  • Class 170
  • Class 320
  • Class 600

Class 170

Australian Standard Bitumen Class-170
Property Value
Viscosity at 60°C , pa.s 170
Viscosity at 135°C Pa.s 0.40
Viscosity at 60°C after RTFO, Pa.s 300
Penetration at 25oC, dmm 70
Flashpoint, °C 360
Viscosity of Residue at 60°C  % of original 180
Density at 15°C , kg/m3 1.04

Class 320

Australian Standard Bitumen Class-320
Property Value
Viscosity at 60°C , pa.s 320
Viscosity at 135°C Pa.s 0.53
Viscosity at 60°C after RTFO, Pa.s 640
Penetration at 25°C , dmm 46
Flashpoint, °C 360
Viscosity of Residue at 60°C  % of original 200
Density at 15°C , kg/m3 1.04

Class 600

Australian Standard Bitumen Class-600
Property Value
Viscosity at 60°C , pa.s 600
Viscosity at 135°C Pa.s 0.80
Viscosity at 60°C after RTFO, Pa.s 1300
Penetration at 25°C , dmm 27
Flashpoint, °C 360
Viscosity of Residue at 60°C  % of original 215
Density at 15°C , kg/m3 1.04