APPENDIX E - PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS & SERVICES
Table E-1. OPERATOR, CREW PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
FOR MELTER, ASPHALT SKID MOUNTED HOT OIL CIRCULATING
NOT FULLY MISSION
Perform Weekly as well as Before
1. You are the assigned operator and
have not operated the Melter since the
last weekly PMCS.
2. You are operating the Melter for the
a. Visually check inside tunnel and
storage tank for moisture. If present,
dry before operation.
b. Visually check for damaged piping
Class III leaks are
c. Visually check for evidence of fluid
d. Inspect heat transfer oil and asphalt
piping for proper connections.
a. Visually inspect thermometer for
Broken or missing.
damage and loose mounting.
b. Periodically observe thermometer
for proper operating temperature. (200-
250 Degrees F Normal Operation)
c. Check valves for leakage or
Class III leak is
damage and proper operation.
Operating the equipment when it is wet could cause the asphalt to boil
and catch on fire. The results could cause serious bodily injury or death.