Guides and Publications from Puma Bitumen available to download in PDF.
This chart provides an at-a-glance listing of all current Puma products, complete with the Grade and Specification, and Key Application.
A reference guide to the selection of the most appropriate bituminous materials for sprayed sealing and asphalt applications. Bituminous binders for asphalt and sprayed sealing include standard bitumen paving grades, multigrade bitumen and a range of polymer modified binders for enhanced performance in particular applications.
A reference guide to help recognise and identify problems with road surfaces and the causes, complete with remedial recommendations. Photographs of typical road pavement problems with descriptions provide a visual prompt to recognise many common defects.
Covers the background and results of a project in Milmerran, Queensland using OLEXOBIT® HSS – with full details of the construction and application.
1st edition – May 2011
This report covers the history and shortcomings of the Austroads specifications for bituminous sprayed seal binders and details the development by BP Bitumen of a new binder – OLEXOBIT® MAX – which alleviates reflection cracks in sprayed seals, whilst also maximising the stone adhesion and retention capabilities of the binder.
1st edition – May 2009
This report covers the common polymer modifiers available in Australia, briefly describes the history of Australian PMB specifications and reports on over 15 years of favourable experience in the use of PBD-modified S35E binders in sprayed seals across a variety of temperature and service conditions within Australia.
1st edition – November 2008
This is a guide to bitumen emulsions, which are formed by dispersing bitumen droplets in water. They can be applied at (or close to) ambient temperature. As well as providing key information about emulsions, the guide covers applications, handling and storage, plus health and safety.
2nd edition – June 2011
A reference guide covering all aspects of Bitumen, including a historical perspective on the use of bitumen, bitumen sources and types, applications, manufacturing, test procedures and optimising bitumen performance. Also includes a handy glossary.