Bitumen Gilsonite

What is Gilsonite Bitumen?

When crude oil has grown and transported to the earth’s surface over millions of years and appeared as crystals near the upper surface of the earth due to pressure and temperature factors and also the time of volatiles. This name was due to this fact that the first person who discover this product and sell it commercially in the market was Gilson (Samuel Gilson), who after registering this brand, led the American company Gilsonite, and today the whole world knows this product by his name.

This valuable product contains more than 100 elements and can be combined and homogenized with 160 other materials and its soft temperature is between 148 to 240 degrees Celsius and its permeability is up to 0.4 millimeters.


  • In 25kg bags on a wooden pallet and in Jumbo bags 1 or 2 tons to choose the buyer.

Uses of Gilsonite

    • In the production of isogum and asphalt
    • Preparation of paints and inks
    • Isolation
    • Preparation of emulsion bitumen
    • Coke production
    • Used in drilling mud
    • Used for fuel
    • Use of Gilsonite in the foundry industry
    • Use of Gilsonite in the chemical industry

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