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PROJECT

TITLE
PROCEDURE FOR BITUMEN CARPETING

1. SCOPE This work shall consist of construction in Anticorrosive layer, layer of Premixed Carpet and a layer of Seal Coat over the tank foundation pad. 2. PURPOSE The purpose of this document is to state the requirement of material, workmanship and construction procedure to be followed during the execution of tank pads works. 3. MATERIALS Bitumen:
73 Bitumen to be used for bitumen macadam shall conform of 60 / 70 grade as per IS:

4. PROCEDURE Anti – corrosive layer will consist of screened coarse sand mixes with 155/6 bitumen or equivalent (8 to 10 % by volume). Sand shall be clean, dry coarse, hard, sharp, free from all impurities and shall conform to IS: 383. Bitumen shall be heated to a temperature 1750 C to 1900 C with 3% kerosene if required and sand shall be thoroughly mixed with it in mixing drums to give a uniform mixture and shall be laid over the pad in line, grade and levels as shown on drawings. The anti- corrosive layer shall be then tamped to form hard mass of uniform thickness. For Premix Carpet, Sand shall be as per specification. The stone chipping shall be of hard black trap. It shall be obtained from approved quarry. The grading of stone shall be 12 mm and down size.

Sand shall be spread evenly on the final surface at the rate of 0. After compacting and laying the first layer of 45 mm. Concurred by Name : Design: Hindustan Petroleum Crop. Name : Design: Hindustan Petroleum Crop. Ltd.Prepared by CONTRACTOR . a tack coat of hot bitumen at the rate of 1 kg/m2 shall be uniformly applied to the surface by means of sprayer and the second layer of 30 mm thick shall be laid tamped and compacted to the satisfaction of Owner / Consultant.92 m3 / 100 m2 of surface area as per correct grade and camber and compaction of the layers done using plate compactor. Each layer shall thoroughly rolled and compacted to the satisfaction of the owner/ consultant.corrosive layer on which the premix is to be laid shall be thoroughly cleaned of all dust and loose materials. A coat of heated bitumen at the rate of 1 Kg / m2 shall be uniformly applied. . Ltd Approved by DOC NO DATE PAGE NO 04 OF 04 PROJECT TITLE PROCEDURE FOR BITUMEN CARPETING Bitumen required for the work shall be 60/70 grade as per IS: 73 or its equivalent quality used for premix work. The premix carpet shall be laid in 2 layers of 45 mm & 30 mm thickness and 12 mm thick seal coat layer. The binder bitumen 60/70 shall be heated to required temperature with 3 % to 4 % kerosene if required and mixed with some chipping of size as given below at a rate of 6 m3 of stone chips per 100 m2 area and shall be mixed until the asphalt is well coated over all the particles of aggregate. The anti. The grading of stone chips shall be normally 3:2 (60% of aggregate of 12 mm size and 40 % of aggregate of smaller size upto 6 mm).5 m3 per 100 m2. A seal coat 12 mm thick shall be laid over Premix Carpet layer using bitumen 60 / 70 @ 100 kg / 100 m2 of surface area & mixing with stone chips of size 6 mm @ 0.

Concurred by Name : Design: Hindustan Petroleum Crop. Ltd. Name : Design: Hindustan Petroleum Crop.Prepared by CONTRACTOR . Ltd Approved by .