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2021 Proficiency Test
(PT) on Bitumen started
The letter of instructions can be downloaded here as a pdf document. To download a document, please click the right mouse button and choose the "save as" option.
Please download the instructions for the PT iis21F02 here: the letter of instructions and the report form here
Summary of this proficiency test:
On 3 November the proficiency test on Bitumen started with 53 participants from
29 different countries. On that date, the samples were dispatched to the laboratories. Enclosed to the sample is the material safety data sheet (MSDS).
Please confirm sample receipt as soon as you have received and checked the contents of the sample package via
www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/. Please enter the date of receipt and press the "save date" button.
The samples can be analyzed
on: Density at 25°C, Dynamic Viscosity at 60°C, Flash Point COC, Fraass Breaking Point, Kinematic Viscosity at 135°C, Penetration at 25°C, Penetration Index, RTFOT at 163°C, Softening Point Ring and Ball
and Solubility in Xylene.
The deadline for reporting results is set on
10 December 2021.
A laboratory that reports test results after the deadline will definitely not get direct feedback in case any of its results are suspect! So be in good time to get the most out of this proficiency test.
The test results should be reported via our internet based results reporting platform www.kpmd.co.uk/sgs-iis/.
A login and a password can be requested via email to email@example.com