Possibilities of preparation asphalt concrete by oil sands of Kazakhstan

  • Erbol Tileuberdi al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Yerdos Ongarbayev al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • F. Behrendt Berlin Technical University
  • I. Schneider Berlin Technical University
  • Yerzhan Imanbayev al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • B. Tuleutayev al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Yerlan Doszhanov al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Zulkhair Mansurov al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Keywords: petroleum, oil sands, natural bitumen, extraction, solvents, heavy oil, asphalt-concrete, elemental composition

Abstract

In the paper physicochemical properties of oil sands of Munayli-Mola deposits and efficient ways to use them for preparing asphalt concrete were represented. For determination of organic part of oil sands the extraction methods were used in Soxhlet apparatus by variety of solvents. It has been established 16 wt.% content of natural bitumen in oil sands, which compared with results of ash content determination. According to results of experiment, the natural bitumen is heavy oil and its characteristics close to characteristics of paving bitumen. The optimum content of oil sands in asphalt mix are 28 and 47 mass %, the mixes prepared under these conditions satisfy standard requirements of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the asphalt mixture ST RK 1225-2003.

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Published
2012-12-04
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