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Trinidad Lake Asphalt

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[ Zhejiang, China (Mainland) ]
Business type: Trading Company
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Trinidad Lake Asphalt is a natural product from the famous Asphalt or Pitch Lake located in Trinidad, West Indie

Trinidad Lake Asphalt is a natural product from the famous Asphalt or Pitch Lake located in Trinidad, West Indies. It is perhaps the largest natural asphalt deposit in the world. It began to be of commercial importance about the middle of the nineteenth century and has been worked actively since the first lease in 1888. Its use has extended to all parts of the world for road and airport runway paving with some use in specialized industrial applications. 

Trinidad Lake Asphalt, in its crude form is more accurately referred to as Trinidad Natural Asphalt but is also known by the terms Dried Asphalt (DA), Epure and Pitch.  Trinidad Natural Asphalt is a complex emulsion of water, gas, bitumen and mineral matter.



Trinidad Lake Asphalt consists of a mixture of Bitumen and Minerals broken down as follows :

  • Soluble Bitumen. - 53 - 55 %

  • Mineral Matter - 36 % - 37 %

  • Other - 9 % - 10 %

The Bitumen component is made up of:

  • Maltenes - 63 - 66 %

  • Asphaltenes : 33 - 37 %

  • Acid Value: 6.9 %

  • Saponification Value: 40.0 %

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Zhejiang Metals & Minerals Imp. & Exp. Co.,Ltd. established in the year of 1980, is a provincial-scaled enterprise specializing in foreign trade. We are the standing executive council member of China Chamber of Commerce of Metals & Minerals & Chemicals Importers & Exporters, and China Chamber of Commerce of Machinery & Electronics Products Importers & Exporters. Our company is also one of the few enterprises approved by the government for specializing in the importation of the products such as ... View detail

Basic Information

Product/Service (We Sell): Metals and minerals,light industrial products,machines and machinery,textiles and garments,steel and nonferrous metals  
Number of Employees: 301 - 500 People  

Trade & Market

Main Markets: North America
South America
Eastern Europe
Southeast Asia
Mid East
Eastern Asia
Western Europe
Total Annual Sales Volume: Above US$100 Million  
Export Percentage: 91% - 100%  

Factory Information

Number of R&D Staff: 31 - 40 People  
Management Certification: ISO9001  
Contract Manufacturing: OEM Service Offered  

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