IP 520: Bitumen and bituminous binders - Determination of the tensile properties of modified bitumen by the force ductility method

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 2008
  • Method reapproved: None
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: January 2008


This European Standard specifies a method for determining the tensile properties of a bituminous binder, in particular those of polymer-modified bitumens by means of a force ductility test.

The work done during the force ductility test is a criterion for assessing the quality of these materials.

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