Install the three way plug valve onto the meter. Place a gasket between the flanges. Install the four flange
bolts. Install the gasket between the asphalt return line flange and the plug valve flange. Install the four
flange bolts. Tighten the eight flange bolts.
Install the asphalt transfer pipe and the flange gasket to the plug valve. Install the four flange bolts and
Connect all heat transfer lines that were disconnected. Follow the markings made during disassembly.
Install the mesh guard around the rear deck.
Inspect all components and confirm that all fasteners are tightened and that all line connections are tight.
Open the heat transfer valves that were closed.
Open asphalt valves that were closed.
Remove padlock from the breaker and turn breaker on.
Upon returning the asphalt meter to operation, observe all connections for leaks. Monitor the flange
connections for asphalt leaks. The joints may not seal adequately after they have been raised to operating
3-7-5 Asphalt Metering Pump Drive Removal, Repair and Replacement See figures 3-43 and 3-44.
This procedure assumes a complete removal, repair and replacement of the assembly. A partial disassembly repair and
replacement is possible. Follow the procedure to the point of removing only those components requiring repair or
Disconnect and lock out the breaker for the asphalt metering pump motor.
The hot oil heating (heat transfer) lines should be cold as should the asphalt lines prior to starting this
procedure. If this is not the case PROCEED USING EXTREME CAUTION IN THE DISCONNECTING OF
HOT OIL UNES AND ASPHALT LINES. Cover all joints with a heavy cloth during disassembly operations.
See Sections 3-7-2 and 3-7-9 to close the valving affecting this part of the tanker.
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