Screen-confirm flow rate of aggregate and asphalt. If
increased production rate is required increase plant
production rate in 20 ton increments at 10 minute
"During" Operation PMCS (see section 3-4.1) should be performed while the plant is being started. Shifting, misalignment
or damage may have occurred to components during transportation or set up. Monitor the plant operation closely during
this period. Do NOT proceed to increase plant production if problems are observed. Shut down the plant (see section 2-
18) and correct all problems before proceeding.
2-14 Increasing Plant Production
Keyboard-press ESCAPE, targets (1), 100 ENTER,
ESCAPE (the new production rate only should now be
Feeder panel-monitor the feeders to verify that the feed
Burner control panel-monitor the stack temperature
when the increased aggregate reaches the drum. If the
temperature decreases, slowly increase the burner firing
rate on the Stack Control by pressing the UP ARROW
on the Stack Control.
Burner control panel-monitor stack temperature in upper
screen of stack control (should be 3000). Verify set
point value, in lower screen, is 300°. Burner is still on
automatic temperature control and will maintain set
Screen-monitor asphalt tons per hour to see that an
increase does occur and that the mix is within tolerance
(if it is not within tolerance an alarm should sound).