BS EN 12697-4:2015 - Bituminous mixtures. Test methods. Bitumen recovery: Fractionating column

BS EN 12697-4:2015

Bituminous mixtures. Test methods. Bitumen recovery: Fractionating column

Status : Current   Published : July 2015



This European Standard specifies a test method for the recovery of soluble bitumen from bituminous mixtures from pavements in a form suitable for further testing. The procedure is suitable for the recovery of paving grade bitumen and is also suitable for mixtures containing volatile matter such as cut-back bitumen but the results may be less precise. This European Standard is the reference method for mixtures containing volatile matter, but the rotary evaporator procedure (see EN 12697-3) for mixtures with paving grade bitumen. NOTE There is limited experience of recovery when polymer-modified bitumen is used.

Standard NumberBS EN 12697-4:2015
TitleBituminous mixtures. Test methods. Bitumen recovery: Fractionating column
Publication Date31 July 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 12594, EN 12697-1:2012, EN 12697-3, EN 12697-38
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1426, EN 1427
ReplacesBS EN 12697-4:2005
International RelationshipsEN 12697-4:2015
DescriptorsAsphalts, Bitumens, Bituminous products, Pavements (roads), Construction materials, Extraction methods of analysis, Fractionating columns, Columns (glass)
Title in FrenchMélanges bitumineux. Méthodes d'essai. Récupération des bitumes à la colonne à distiller
Title in GermanAsphalt. Prüfverfahren. Rückgewinnung des Bindemittels: Fraktionierkolonne
ISBN978 0 580 87447 5
File Size1.081 MB

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