Dedrummer/Melter Set Up Procedures
(See Figures 2-1, 2-20 and 2-21)
The Dedrummer/Melter is positioned parallel to the Asphalt Tanker. The two sets of hot oil lines must be opposite each
Position the drum melter according to the site layout.
Align the drum melter so that the two hot oil lines are in line with the hoses connected to the
Disconnect the drum melter from the transport tractor.
Connect the hydraulic power pack.
Use the hydraulic leveling jacks to raise the dedrummer.
Remove the transport strap from the rear screw jack pads. Lower all crew jacks and installthe
Extend the screw jacks.
Retract the leveling jacks until the dedrummer is supported on the screw jacks.
Check the chassis to see that it is lower on the front than on the rear. See figure 2-21. Check
the level side to side.
If adjustment is required use the leveling jacks to raise the chassis and adjust the screw jacks
Retract the leveling jacks.
Disconnect the hydraulic power pack.
Connect the fuel line from the drum melter fuel tank to the asphalt tanker hot oil heater.
Connect the fuel line from the drum melter fuel tank to the drum mixer burner.
Connect the two hot oil lines between the asphalt tanker and the melter by bolting the
Connect the asphalt transfer line from the drum melter to the tanker.
Raise the drum jib into working position by using a fork lift.
Install the chain hoist onto the trolley.