Binder extraction of asphalt | Kumagawa

The test consists in determining the binder content of a test sample of coated materials comprising the following basic operations

(1) Extraction of the binder by dissolution in a cold or hot solvent,

(2) Separation of the mineral material and binder solution,

(3) Determination of the amount of binder by difference or binder recovery,

(4) Calculation of soluble binder content.

EN 12697-1