The basket on this chassis is used to store connecting hoses and pipes
during movement. Complete the plant tear down before moving this
component away from the immediate vicinity.
Asphalt Tanker Tear Down Procedures
(See Figure 2-17)
Remove all asphalt from asphalt tank. The asphalt should be transferred
to a suitable transport/storage vehicle.
Disconnect all control and power cables and store on brackets provided.
Disconnect the air line from the divert valve. Store this line on the
Disconnect the asphalt feed line.
Disconnect the asphalt jacketed line from the asphalt tank to the drum
mixer. Disconnect the heat transfer hoses to the jacketed line.
Ensure there Is no pressure on the line and that protective clothing is
worn. Cover the joints with a protective cover (heavy canvas blanket or
similar materiel) as the joint is opened. The blanket will deflect any liquid
asphalt pressure and protect the operator. This operation is best done
after the system has cooled.
Connect the hydraulic power pack and raise the trailer using the levelling
jacks so that the weight is removed from the screw jacks.
Remove the pads from the screw levelling legs and stow the pads and
legs in the transport position.
Lower the chassis onto the landing jacks in the transport position.
Fully retract the levelling jacks and disconnect the hydraulic power pack.
Stow hot oil transfer lines, asphalt lines, fuel lines and air lines in the
basket provided on the side of the drum meter.
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