Armourbit® BP14

Armourbit® BP14

Installation Method Statement PDF

Armourbit® BP14

Material Data Sheet PDF

Armourbit® BP14

Safety Data Sheet PDF

1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Armourbit® 40 / 60 Pen bitumen complies with the BS Specification for Bitumens for Roads and other paved areas.

2. PRODUCT:

Armourbit® BP14 is a standard penetration grade bitumen for joint painting and sealing asphalt surfaces. BRAND NAME: 40 / 60 Pen Bitumen

3. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:
Penetration Value50 ± 10 dmm
Softening Point47 – 58°c 
Loss on Heating (Mass %)0.2 Max
(Drop in Pen %)20 dmm Max
Ash Content (Mass %)0.5 Max
4. CHEMICAL RESISTANCE:

Bituminous products soften in contact with petroleum solvent and mineral oils. The product has good resistance to dilute acids and alkalis.

COMPOSITION: Straight run penetration grade bitumen.
STORAGE: Store in a cool dry place preferably under cover and away from direct sunlight.
PACKAGING: Silicone lined boxes – 12kgs Net.

5. SAFE HANDLING PRECAUTIONS:

* Do not exceed the maximum safe heating temperature.
* Do not allow the hot material to come into contact with water as the product will react violently.
* Always wear the recommended protective clothing – see below.

6. FIRE & EXPLOSION HAZARDS:

FLAMMABILITY LIMITS
Upper
– Not applicable.
Lower – Not applicable.

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
Small Fire – Foam / Water Fog.
Large Fire – Foam / Dry Powder / CO² / Sand / Earth.

SUPPLY CLASSIFICATION
Not dangerous for supply.

ACUTE HEALTH HAZARDS & ADVICE:

Bituminous products present no acute health hazard at ambient temperature. However, as these materials are normally handled at elevated temperatures when their physical state changes to a liquid, the bitumens present in these products give of fumes which are undesirable to inhale as very small quantities of HYDROGEN SULPHIDE may be present in the bitumen.

RECOMMENDED PROTECTIVE CLOTHING:
Overalls, Goggles / Visor and Closed Safety Boots AT ALL TIMES when handling hot product.
INHALATION:
Inhalation of the vapours should be avoided.
INHALATION FIRST AID:
Remove the affected person to fresh aid. If breathing has stopped administer artificial respiration. Give cardiac massage if necessary. If the person is breathing but unconscious place in the recovery position. Obtain medical assistance immediately.
SKIN CONTACT:
Bituminous products present no acute health hazards to the skin other than burning when handling at elevated temperatures.
SKIN CONTACT FIRST AID
Flush the contaminated skin with cold water. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE THE BITUMEN. Cover the burn with a sterile dressing. Do not apply any medication to the affected part. Obtain medical attention immediately.
EYE CONTACT
Contact with fumes may cause irritation and redness.
EYE CONTACT FIRST AID
Irrigate with copious amounts of water for 10 / 20 minutes and seek medical advice immediately.
PRECAUTIONS:
Avoid contact with the skin by use of suitable protective clothing.
TRANSPORTATION:
Not classified as dangerous for transportation.
FURTHER INFORMATION:
Additional information on the product is given in the system Safety Data Sheet and Installation Method Statement or by contacting Walker Sealants Ltd.