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Bitumen emulsions and flux bitumen


Quel est le produit?

  • A bitumen emulsion according to PTV 856 is a mixture of droplets of (polymer) bitumen in soapy water. This soapy water contains an emulsifier, amines, acids, …
  • Flux bitumen according to PTV 857 is a mixture in which (polymer) bitumen is mixed with an oil.

Applications du produit

  • Bitumen emulsions can be used depending on their composition as:
    • adhesive layer emulsion
    • emulsion for coatings
    • emulsion for slurry seals
  • Flux bitumen is used for coatings.

Que fait COPRO?

  • An inspection of the production unit four to eight times a year, depending on the production quantities. Random sampling at the production unit. Monitoring internal tests of these samples and performing control tests in accredited external laboratories.
  • Verification of the results obtained by the producer within the framework of internal FPC.
  • Inspection of the laboratory used by the producer for FPC.

Comment Reconnaître un produit certifié?

  • The COPRO mark is present on the delivery note accompanying the delivery of bitumen emulsion or flux bitumen.
  • The 8-digit quick code on the delivery note, based on which the product sheet can be found on the COPRO Extranet (

Quels sont les avantages du produit certifié?

  • Confidence in the quality of the product and its compliance with Standard Specifications 250 (Flanders), Qualiroutes (Wallonia) and TB 2015 (Brussels).
  • The technical datasheet of the delivered product can be consulted immediately at
  • COPRO regularly verifies that the delivered product corresponds to PTV 856 or PTV 857.
  • COPRO ensures that the products’ properties are continuously monitored by the producer.

Reference documents

Technical documents:

  • NBN EN 13808  Bitumen en bitumineuze bindmiddelen - Raamwerk voor de specificatie van kationische bitumenemulsies
  • NBN EN 15322  Bitumen en bitumineuze bindmiddelen - Raamwerk voor de specificatie van Vloeibitumen

Certification documents:

  • TRA 56 Toepassingsreglement voor bitumenemulsies en vloeibitumen gebruikt in de wegenbouw
Bitumen emulsies

Emulsions and flux bitumen TRA 56

  • De Saedeleer Tom +32 471 98 11 87 gbz.qrfnrqryrre@pbceb.rhue.orpoc@reeledeased.mot Certification manager