ASTM International - ASTM D36-95(2000)e1
Standard Test Method for Softening Point of Bitumen (Ring-and-Ball Apparatus)
|Publication Date:||30 June 2000|
|ICS Code (Waxes, bituminous materials and other petroleum products):||75.140|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the softening point of bitumen in the range from 30 to 157°C (86 to 315°F) using the ring-and-ball apparatus immersed in distilled water (30 to 80°C), USP glycerin (above 80 to 157°C), or ethylene glycol (30 to 110°C).
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.