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Gilsonite (Natural Bitumen)

The company was set up in two mining and industrial  phases  in  order  to  extract,  micronize and  process  natural  bitumen  in Kermanshah  Province  using  the  most  modern  and  up-to-date  industrial machinery as well as professional technicians.

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The industrial processing unit of the company is to produce processed bitumen in  different  grades  of  85.25, and  115.15  using  the  most  advanced equipment  and  unique  technical  knowledge.  The  potential  production  capacity of  the  industrial  unit  is  more  than  1500  tons  per  month.  Moreover,  by establishing  the  production  line  of  micronized  powder  with  the  potential production of more than 5000 Metric tons per month it has positioned itself as a pioneer company and one of the best manufacturing units for these products in the country. This industrial- manufacturing company, using elaborate laboratory systems  and  also  utilizing  its  direct  contact  with  research  centers  and professionals  is  able  to  perform  standard  tests  on  finished  products  as  well  as raw  material  quality  hence improving quality control  and  enhancement  of  its products.  Moreover,  by  establishing  an  international  commerce  unit,  this company is able to export its products and be of service to the exporters of this kind of products. It has been able to position itself as one of the top companies for exporting such products using professional staff.
Considering the rich reserves of natural bitumen in the mines possessed by the company  as  well  as  the  high potential of production in  the processing  unit  and considering  the  high  demand  for  this  product  in  international  markets,  this company  not  only  has  the  ability  of  providing  the  needed  huge  amount  of products  but  also  is  prepared  to  extend  long-term  cooperation  with  other companies  regarding  the  process  and  production  of  the  other  by  products  of gilsonite.

Packing:
The  variety  of  packaging  in  our  company  is based  on  the  customers’  needs  and requests as follow:
  • Two layered gunnysack;
  • Polyamide sacs;
  • Jumbo-bag sacs;
  • Pallet;
  • Three layered bags;

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  • Analyze: Natural Bitumen (Gilsonite)
No TEST TEST METOD RESULT
1 Ash Content, wt% ASTM-D3174 0-25
2 Moisture Content, wt% ASTM-D3173 1.86
3 Volatile Matter, wt% ASTM-D3175 8.13
4 Fixed Carbon, wt% ASTM-D3172 68.83
5 Solubility in CS2, wt% ASTM-D4 48.70  gr/ml
6 Nickel content 0.056
7 Iron content 0.537
8 Lead content 1.67*10-3
9 Vanadium content 0.601*10-3.
10 Sodium content 1.32
11 Asphaltenes content 0.75
12 Carbon residue 59.1

  • Bitumen 85/25
No TEST TEST METOD RESULT
1 Specific Gravity @ 25/25° c ASTM-D70 1.073
2 Penetration @ 25° c ‚ 10 -¹ mm ASTM-D5 20-30
3 Softening Point , ° c ASTM-D36 80-90
4 Ductility @ 25° c , cm ASTM-D113 15
5 Loss On Heating , wt% ASTM-D6 0.2
6 Drop in Penetration after Heating ,  % ASTM-D6/D5 50
7 Flash point , ° c ASTM-D92 260
8 Solubility in CS2, wt% ASTM-D4 97
9 Spot test AASHTO-T102 Positive

  • Bitumen 115/15
No TEST TEST METOD RESULT
1 Specific Gravity @ 25/25° c ASTM-D70 1.073
2 Penetration @ 25° c ‚ 10 -¹ mm ASTM-D5 10-20
3 Softening Point , ° c ASTM-D36 110-120
4 Ductility @ 25° c , cm ASTM-D113 15
5 Loss On Heating , wt% ASTM-D6 0.2
6 Drop in Penetration after Heating ,  % ASTM-D6/D5 50
7 Flash point , ° c ASTM-D92 260
8 Solubility in CS2, wt% ASTM-D4 95
9 Spot test AASHTO-T102 Positive

  • Analyze: Natural Bitumen ( Glisonite )
Test Test Method Result
Ash Content , wt% ASTM D482 2.5
Mositure Content , wt % ASTM-D3173 0.5
Volatile Matter , wt % ASTM-D3175 62.3
Fixed Carbon , wt % ASTM—D3172 29.9
Solulilitv in CS2 , WT % ASTM D2042 84.57
Carbon , wt % ASTM-D5291(Ele.Analysis) 74.8
Hydrogen, wt % ASTM-D5291(Ele.Analysis) 7.4
Nitrogen , wt % ASTM-D5291(Ele.Analysis) 0.68
Sulphur . wt % IP-242(Ele.Analysis) 6.9