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Pre-treatment and Loss on Heating of Bitumen Multigrade and Polymer Binders (Rolling Thin Film Oven [RTFO] Test)
  • Publication no: AGPT-T103-06
  • Published: 1 June 2006

This test method sets out the procedures for RTFO pre-treating a wide range of binders and the determination of the loss on heating of asphalt grade binders including bitumens, polymer modified binders and multigrade binders. The method provides a pre-treatment for binders which are to be tested in accordance with the test methods set out by Austroads for asphalt grade binders.