Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen


Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen, a high build bitumen protective gel for roofing, felt, guttering, pipes and tanks, etc. The coating can also be used on steel and galvanising - refer further below for surface preparation.

  • A solution of Petroleum Bitumen in White Spirit containing inorganic pigments and suitably structured for application
  • Touch dry after 6 hours - ready to overcoat after 16 hours
  • Application by brush, roller or airless spray
  • Not to be overcoated with conventional paints due to typical “bitumen bleed” discolouration.
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£38.81 Tax incl.


Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen is a high build gelled bitumen protective for use on roofing, farm buildings, guttering and downcomers, pipes, tanks, etc, as well as suitably prepared steel and galvanised.

Touch dry after 6 hours, Tor H.B. Gelled Bitumen can be overcoated after 16 hours and is applied by brush, roller or airless sprayer. Refer below for application and preparation details.

Features & Benefits

  • High build gelled bitumen protective
  • For commercial and industrial use:
    • Roofing
    • Felt
    • Farm Buildings
    • Guttering and downcomers
    • Pipes
    • Tanks
    • Prepared steel and galvanising
  • Overcoat after 16 hours
  • Apply by brush, roller, or airless spray
    • See application details further below
  • Uses Tor TH10 for thinning and cleaning equipment
  • Cannot be overcoated with conventional paints without typical “bitumen bleed” discolouration.
  • Film may be subject to slight “crazing” in very hot sunshine.

Product Information

A solution of Petroleum Bitumen in White Spirit containing inorganic pigments and suitably structured for application.

Product reference IM904
Volume solids 50%
Typical thickness 75 microns dft from 150 microns wet
Theoretical coverage 6.6 square metres per litre
Practical coverage 5 square metres per litre
VOC content EU limit value for this product (cat A/i): 500 g/l . This product contains max 500 g/l VOC

Surface Preparation


Minimum preparation is mechanical wire brushing to Swedish Standard ST2.


Apply Tor “T” Wash overall, rinse with clean water and allow to dry.

Roofing, Felt, etc:

Ensure surface is dry and free from loose dust and dirt.

Application Details

Mix ratio N/A
Method of application Brush, roller or airless spray 0.019”-0.023” tip and 2000-2200 psi atomising pressure.
Thinner Tor TH10 (when required)
Cleaner Tor TH10 for cleaning
Pot Life N/A

Drying Times

Substrate Temperature Touch Dry Hard Dry Overcoating Interval
Minimum Maximum
20°C 6 hours 16 hours 16 hours Unlimited

Note: Drying/curing times will be shortened by higher temperatures and lengthened by lower temperatures

Storage and Handling

Store in a safe place out of the reach of children

Flash point

  • Above 32°C

Shelf life

  • 2 years in unopened containers


Film may be subject to slight “crazing” in very hot sunshine.

Cannot be overcoated with conventional paints without typical “bitumen bleed” discolouration.

Poor resistance to oils and solvents.

  1. Avoid skin and eye contact i.e. wear gloves, goggles, etc
  2. Ensure good ventilation, mechanical if necessary
  3. Store and use away from heat and flame
  4. Do not eat or smoke in the vicinity of work
  5. Wash hands before eating
  6. Refer to supply container for additional warning labels

It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.

Product Details

Data sheet

Tor Coatings
Base Type
A solution of Petroleum Bitumen in White Spirit containing inorganic pigments
Mixing Ratio
Suitable Substrates
steel and galvanising
Key Features
Gelled bitumen protective
Brush, Roller, Spray
Touch Dry (at 20°C)
6 hours
Dry to Handle (at 20°C)
Dry to Recoat (at 20°C)
16 hours
Fully Cured (at 20°C)
16 hours
Pot Life (at 20°C)
6.6 square metres per litre
Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
Tor TH10 (for cleaning)
Unit Contents
Compatible Primers
Compatible Topcoats
Max. Application Temperature
Min. Application Temperature
Solids by Volume
Heat Resistance (up-to)
This product contains max 500 g/l VOC
Shelf Life (from date of manufacture)
2 years in unopened containers
UN Number

Customer agrees that before placing an Order, Customer has read and understood the most up to date Product Data Sheet for the Product. Where we have access to the Product Data Sheet from the manufacturer, we will either provide a copy on request, or include a link to the Product Data Sheet available on the manufacturer’s website. Customer further agrees that we have no liability for any errors or omissions contained within the Product Data Sheets. For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

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