Gilsonite

Natural Bitumen (Gilsonite) is known as bitumen, Gilsonite ( Natural Asphalt or Natural Bitumen ) is one of the derivatives of crude oil to change reaching the earth’s surface due to geological changes and finding an appropriate and dry space: to changes This material is an important industrial material which is found in a limited number of countries. Iran is one of the few countries which have a high reserve of natural bitumen. Among the different provinces of Iran

Natural Gilsonite is non-hazardous and non-toxic. It is a very pure resinous rock, formed of a complex combination of different kinds of hydrocarbons. This unique natural combination, rich in nitrogen and beta-carotene and low in sulfur, is what makes Gilsonite so special. Its unique chemical and physical properties make asphaltum a high-performance, multipurpose additive that is also a cost-effective solution.

Gilsonite using as below application:
1. Mix with asphalt
2. Construction
3. Printing ink
4. Roofing felt
5. Paint and coat
6. Cementing
7. Oil base drilling
8. Foundry
9. Foundry sand additive
10. Steel creating additives

Packing in Standards Is one jumbo bag in case of customer’s order packing mode will be into 25 kg laminating bags.

No. TEST RESULT               5 – 10 RESULT                  10  – 15 RESULT                  15  – 20
1 ASH 5-10 10-15 15-20
2 MOISTURE CONTENT ≤3 ≤3 ≤3
3 VOLATILE MATTER 55 50 50
4 FIXED CARBON 35 28 39
5 SOLUBILITY IN CS2 75-35 65-75 55-65
6 SPECIFIC GRAVITY @25 1.01 1.02 1.02
7 COLOR IN MASS Black Black Black
8 COLOR IN STEAK OR POWDER Brown Brown Brown
9 SOFTENING POINT 170-190 175-195 180-200
10 PENETRATION @25 C , 10 – 1 mm C 0 0 0
11 SOLUBILITY IN TRICHLOROETHYLENE 72-820 62-72 60-75
12 SULPHUR 3 -8 3 -8 3 -8

In to Bulk lumpy
In to powder under 200 mesh
Sizing following Client request

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