Iran’s bitumen is one of the highest qualities in the world and at the present, Iran is the first exporter of bitumen in the Middle East and the fourth largest exporter in the world. This product has been exported to the Middle East, South and East Asia, Africa and Europe.
Bitumen is a hydrocarbon material with high viscosity and colloidal structure, and black to dark brown color and is completely dissolvable in Carbon Disulfide and Carbon Tetrachloride. Being impenetrable to moisture and water, electrical insulation, elasticity, moderate resistance against acids, bases and salts and adhesion to other materials are the most important features of bitumen.
The most production type of bitumen in the world is petroleum bitumen which is obtained from crude oil distillation and they are classified based on the Penetration Grade (standard ASTM-D5). Also this group is able to supply all other kinds of this product according to customer’s needs.