This section on trouble shooting is provided as a guide to quickly pinpointing the cause of problems connected with
components of the Asphalt Mixing Plant, thereby reducing down time and maintenance costs.
The following information identifies common problems and offers general solutions to these problems. In some instances
the solution is to contact the manufacturer.
The key to good trouble shooting is a good maintenance program which may eliminate a number of the problems and
possible down time. It is also very important to maintain a good inventory of recommended spare parts.
The components of the Asphalt Mixing Plant each perform a specific function in contributing to the production of asphalt
hot mix. It is important to understand the function and the theory of the asphalt mixing plant prior to performing trouble
4-2. Commercial Trouble Shooting Information
In addition to the trouble shooting procedures contained in this section additional trouble shooting procedures can be found
in other sections of this manual as follows:
Asphalt calibration scale
Asphalt metering pump
Asphalt transfer pump
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