Motor control panel-turn Discharge Gate to OPEN to discharge mix into trucks.
Motor control panel-turn Discharge Gate to CLOSE to cease loading.
Motor control panel-when plant production has ceased, turn Batcher to OPEN.
Motor control panel-when bin is empty, turn Discharge Gate to OPEN (maintain
position on switch).
Motor control panel-turn Surqe Bin Air to OFF.
Motor control panel-turn Surqe Bin Heat to OFF.
Motor control panel-turn Power switch to OFF.
The Dedrummer/Melter serves three purposes. On this chassis is a fuel storage tank and fuel pump. This system
provides fuel to the hot oil heater and to the burner on the drum mixer. The second purpose is to provide a method of
liquefying asphalt cement supplied to the asphalt mixing plant in drums. The third purpose is to provide additional asphalt
cement storage for the AMP.
High heat and noxious fumes may be emitted from the dedrummer tank during operation. Use
protective clothing and wear a respirator while working on the dedrummer platform.
The drums of asphalt cement weigh approximately 550 pounds each. Rotate the drums carefully using
two people to perform the task.
Asphalt cement supplied in drums will in most cases be at ambient temperature. In order to bring this asphalt to a liquid
state suitable for pumping the following procedures should be followed: