EN 13301:2010

Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of staining tendency of bitumen

Publication date:   Oct 19, 2010

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Nov 13, 2019


CEN/TC 336 Bituminous binders

European Norm

75.140   Waxes, bituminous materials and other petroleum products | 91.100.50   Binders. Sealing materials



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This document specifies a method for the determination of the staining tendency of bitumen.
This method is applicable to bitumen having a Ring-and-Ball softening point greater than or equal to 80 °C. For softer bitumen, the test conditions may be modified by agreement between the involved parties.
The procedure described in this document may be used to compare results against a material for which the staining tendency is known.
NOTE Staining properties are related to the colloidal stability of the bitumen with higher values indicating lower stability.
WARNING The use of this standard can involve hazardous materials, operations and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Related legislation

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Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 13301:2003


EN 13301:2010
90.93 Standard confirmed
Nov 13, 2019