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CATIONIC BITUMEN EMULSION
As per IS : 8887/1980
 
Manufactured out of Bitumen, water and emulsifier in a colliodal mill is a cold applied emulsion recommended by Indian Roads Congress and approved by Ministry of Surface Transport for various road works such as Premix Carpeting, Surface Dressing, Seal Coats and Pot Hole Repairs etc. Available ready stock in three types : Rapid Setting, Medium Setting and Slow Setting.
 
Rapid Setting Emulsions :
Rapid Setting (RS) grade Emulsion has been divided into two different grade of emulsions:-

Rapid Setting -1 (RS-1):- Bitumen Emulsion for roads (cationic type) conforming to IS: 8887:2004 grade Rapid setting -1 (RS-1). This type of emulsion is used for tack coat applications otherwise directed by the engineer.

Rapid Setting -2 (RS-2):- Bitumen Emulsion for roads (cationic type) conforming to IS: 8887:2004 grade Rapid setting -2 (RS-2). This type of emulsion is specially recommended for surface dressing work or otherwise directed by the engineer.
 
Slow Setting Emulsions :
SLOW SETTING (SS) grade emulsion has been divided into two different grade of Emulsions:-

Slow Setting -1 (SS-1):- Bitumen Emulsion for roads (cationic type) conforming to IS: 8887:2004 grade Slow setting -1 (SS-1). This type of emulsion is recommended for prime coat, fog seal, & crack sealing application or otherwise directed by the engineer.

Slow Setting -2 (SS-2):- Bitumen Emulsion for roads (cationic type) conforming to IS: 8887:2004 grade Slow setting -2 (SS-2). This type of emulsion is used in cold mixed MSS, SDBC and Slurry Seal or otherwise directed by the engineer.

 
CSS-1h (ASTM-D-2397)
Emulsion use for prime Coat and it should be sprayed with jet compressure for uniformity. It should penetrate minimum 3 mm or otherwise directed by the engineers.
 
Advantages :
  1. "HI-FIX" is applied cold thus saving energy in form of firewood or oils.
  2. No health hazards because of absolute pollution free.
  3. Except heavy downpour, construction in wet weather possible.
  4. Can be used at low temperature down upto -5oC.
  5. Forest conservation maintained.
  6. Overall saving in time, manpower and money.
 
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