Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bituminous Cement

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1349

n A black substance available in solid, semisolid, or liquid states at normal temperatures; composed of mixed indeterminate hydrocarbons; appreciably soluble only in carbon disulfide or other volatile liquid hydrocarbon; especially used in sealing built-up roofing and between joints and in cracks of concrete pavements.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA