This European Standard specifies a method for determining the consistency of bitumen and bituminous
binders. Normal procedure is described for penetrations up to (330 × 0,1) mm, but for penetrations above this
value, up to (500 × 0,1) mm, different operating parameters are necessary.
WARNING — Use of this European Standard may involve hazardous materials, operations and
equipment. This European Standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated
with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this European Standard to establish appropriate
safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.