IP 516: Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the elastic recovery of modified bitumen

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2010
  • Method reapproved: None
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: January 2010


This European Standard specifies a method for the determination of the elastic recovery of bituminous binders in a ductilometer at a given temperature. It is especially applicable to bituminous binders modified with thermoplastic elastomers, but can also be used with other bituminous binders which generate only small recovery.

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