Performance Grades Bitumen

Performance grade PG58 PG64 PG70
-16 -22 -16 -22 -10 -16
Average 7-days maximum pavement design temperature, °C <58 <64 <70
Minimum pavement design temperature, °CA >-16 >-22 >-16 >-22 >-10 >-16
Original Binder
Flash point temp, D92;min °C 230
Viscosity, D4402:B max. 3 Pa-s, test temp.,°C 135
58 64 70
Rolling Thin Film Oven (Test Method D2872)
Mass change , max, percent 1.00
Dynamic shear , D7175:G*/sin,min.2.20kPa 25 mm plate,1 mm Gap test temp. at 10 rad/s, °C 58 64 70
Pressure Aging Vessel Residue(Practice D6521)
PAV aging temperature, ° CD 100 100 100(110)
Dynamic shear, D7175:G*:sin,min,max 5000kPa 8 mm plate, 2 mm Gap test temp. at 10 rad/s, °C 25 22 28 25 34 31
Creep stiffness, D6648:E S, max 300 MPa, m-value;min.0.300 Test temp at 60 s, °C -6 -12 -6 -12 0 -6
Direct tension, D6723: E Failure strain, min. 1.0 % test temp.at 1.0 mm/min.°C -6 -12 -6 -12 0 -6