General frequet ask and question regarding Bitumen,oxidized bitumen,Paraffin,Gilsonite and rubber process oil

General Questions and Answers

Most of bitumen buyer buying bitumen from Iran

Iran bitumen has below advantage:

1. Price is lowest

2. Quality is highest

3. Dealer are professional in bitumen business

4. Delivey is quick

5. Location of Iran is stratigic and has access to various market. 

6. A lot of Iraning marketing bitumen at site so Iran bitumen is one big brands!


Iran bitumen price is lowest in the Middle East

Iran producing big volume of bitumen compare to other countries and able to sell based on compititve rate. So volume is advantage to bring down the Bitumen price. 

Differences of Bitumen price in bulk and drum.

Bitumen price FOB of Bandar Abbas in differs packing in bulk and drum is 50$ differences.

Today price (17 July 2016)bitumen 60/70 and 80/100 in drum is 230$ per ton and bulk is 180$ so bulk bitumen is cheaper based on 50$ compare drum bitumen.

there are differnt grades of process oil DAE as below :

DAE 10 , DAE 11 , DAE 20 , DAE 40 ,DAE 50 , DAE 60

since source of cruid oil has been decreased rubber process oil price increased in all over the world .


what is dispersants in rubber industry ?

it is some kind of additive which increase the plasticity or fluidity of a material, it is called also as dispersants and main usage is in plastic industries .


what is different between Aromatic rpo oil and paraffinic rpo oil  ?

Aromatic RPO generally is very dark in colour normally brown & good compatible with most Rubber Polymers. when colour of the end product is not important using aromatic oils like belts , tires , floor mats ,...Paraffinic rubber process oil is lighter than aromatic rpo , has a wide range of viscosity , higher Aniline & Flash Point. It is extensively used in the manufacturing of butyl tubes, EPDM based rubber products,  hose pipe & automotive Components.

what are rpo refinery in iran ?

  • sepahan 
  • iranol 
  • behran 
  • pars 

what is international test method of rubber processing oil , DAE and TDAE ?

ASTM is international test method for RPO , DAE , TDAE , MES . RAE, TRAE ,...

is it possible to ship RPO in flexi tank as a bulk shipment?

no flexitank should fill in 20 DC containers , no vessel allowed to carry any product in flexibag with out container .

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