Gilsonite Powdering and Pulverizing

Gilsonite is a Soft Rock, meaning that it can be simply made into Gilsonite Powder. A 200m2 industrial unit is sufficient to set up a grinding mill, while complementary packaging equipment is also necessary to wrap Gilsonite into different packaging, from 1 MT jumbo bags to 25 kg worker bags.

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Gilsonite Physical Specifications

Gilsonite mineral is exploited from the nature in different ways. In most cases Gilsonite or any other type of natural bitumen, is a solid substance. However, depending on the area of availability, the softening point can change. For example Iran Gilsonite has softening point of mostly 160-220 degrees Celsius, while Trinidad natural bitumen has a softening point below 100 degrees Celsius, making it called “Trinidad Lake Asphalt”, since the material is soft and almost liquid under temperature of the sun.

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