After plant movement requires the above to be completed methodically and carefully. Shifting of plant components or
damage to them may occur during transportation and not be visible until plant operation. The set up on a plant site may
result in components not properly supported or positioned with the result that the plant may not operate correctly. Monitor
the components carefully while completing the above procedures and correct any problems before full plant production is
attempted. Before proceeding with production of asphalt hot mix, the operator should be familiar with the operation of the
surge bin. See section 2-19 for instructions.
2-13 Plant Start Up
Operation of the plant is much easier if the plant is started at the same production rate each time.
If a high or lower production rate Is desired, the Increase and decrease procedures should be used
after the initial start up Is accomplished. The Initial start up is established at the rate of 80 tons
In the "Operation" column of the following tables the control switches or buttons are shown
underlined. This corresponds to the labels on the control panel. The function to be performed by
the switch or button is indicated in CAPITAL letters.
Refer to Figures 33-36 to aid in locating controls on panels.
Plant Start Up
Turn main breakers OFF.
Start the two 200 kW generator sets as per the
Bring the generator sets to 460 volts-60
Close main contacts on the two generator sets.
Feeder panel-confirm Power key is OFF.