Asphalt is described as a brownish-black solid or semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons and other materials obtained from native deposits or as a petroleum byproduct, used in paving, roofing, and waterproofing.

Asphalt used primarily for road construction, includes crude asphalt as well as the following finished products: cements, fluxes, the asphalt content of emulsions (exclusive of water), and petroleum distillates blended with asphalt to make cutback asphalts. The conversion factor for asphalt is 5.5 barrels per short ton.

See also:
"Asphalt" is in the NAICS Code "32412"
  (Asphalt Paving, Roofing, and Saturated Materials ManufacturingAsphalt Paving, Roofing, and Saturated Materials Manufacturing)

"Asphalt" is in the HS Code "6807"
  Articles Of Asphalt Or Of Similar Material (For Example, Petroleum Bitumen Or Coal Tar Pitch)

"Asphalt" is in the UNSPSC Code "22101605"
  Asphalt finishers

-see also:
"Bitumen" findet sich im WZ2003 Code "51.12.1"

Ref: 122141/2006-09-25

Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Asphalt Cement Concrete (An Asphalt Cement Concrete (ACC): is ACC, ...)
Asphalt base course (Asphalt base course is characterized as a ...)
Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoats (An Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoats is a paving option ...)
Asphalt Chip Seals (The Asphalt Chip Seals (Asphalt Chip Sealing) is ...)
Bitumenanstrich (Bitumenanstrich ist eine Beschichtung mittels ...)

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