Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9742

n Hard, natural asphaltum mined in the Argentine. It is characterized by a high melting point, and good opacity, but limited solubility in drying oils. Special heating treatment is necessary to obtain stable solutions (Usmani AM (1997) Asphalt science and technology. Marcel Dekker, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA