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BS EN 12697-18 – Binder drainage

October 16th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (0 Comments)

Celtest are UKAS accredited to carry out analysis of binder drainage of bituminous mixtures in accordance with BS EN 12697-18.  To discuss your testing requirements, please contact us

This test method recovers soluble bitumen from bituminous mixtures used in road, airfield or similar pavements in a form suitable for further testing. The recovery process involves dissolving the bitumen in dichloromethane and once the undissolved solids from the bitumen are removed the bitumen is recovered from it by vacuum distillation using a rotary evaporator.  …
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Bituminous testing to EN 12697 Part 22: Wheel tracking

September 11th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Bituminous testing to EN 12697 Part 22: Wheel tracking)

Celtest have the capability to test to EN 12697-22 Wheel Tracking. This test measures and records the rut formed by repeated passes of a loaded wheel at constant temperature and provides an indication of the susceptibility of the material to deform under load. For further information please contact us

Test for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures – Delta ring and ball test

July 6th, 2017 | Posted by Cynog in News - (Comments Off on Test for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures – Delta ring and ball test)

Celtest ltd have the capability to test for filler aggregate used in bituminous mixtures in accordance with BS EN 13179-1: 2013 – Part 1: Delta ring and ball test. The test procedure determines the stiffening effect of filler aggregate when mixed with bitumen.

Permeability of bituminous mixtures to BS EN 12697-19

November 8th, 2012 | Posted by mathewsayer in Laboratory Testing - (Comments Off on Permeability of bituminous mixtures to BS EN 12697-19)

At Celtest we have the capability to test bituminous mixtures for vertical and horizontal permeability of cylindrical specimens of bituminous mixtures. This test is an addition to the expanding range of testing on offer at our bitumen testing laboratory. To find out more about the test please contact us. To see other tests on offer …
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