Thursday | January 18, 2018

Plant Maintenance Archive

Mechanical solutions introduce recycle material away from the burner flame and/or capture stray emissions to be recycled. This is a RAP PAK tower with two 30,000-gallon AC tanks designed to allow production of mixes with up to 40 percent RAP at a batch plant. Photo courtesy Meeker Equipment.

Solve Blue Smoke from High RAP

Do you see a plume of blue smoke when introducing large percentages of...
This Warrior punch plate is in service making money for the producer, and not ready for inspection. The first step after proper lockout/tagout is to clean the equipment to get a good look at all the components. Photo courtesy Powerscreen.

Routine Screen Repair for Recycling

It’s that time of year to check out everything around the asphalt plant....
Workers at Oldcastle Materials—Montana Companies, based in Helena, Montana, developed the asphalt drum non-entry rescue system, which incorporates aircraft cabling, a rescue pulley, and a fall-protection harness to help keep safety a top priority during drum maintenance. Photo courtesy National Asphalt Pavement Association.

Keep Asphalt Drum Maintenance Safety in Mind

During the midyear meeting in Seattle, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced...
Valley Asphalt Corp

Keep Silo Maintenance Safety a Top Priority

During the midyear meeting in Seattle, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced...

Gilson Redefines Sieving Operations for the Shelly Company

By Catie Ewen The Shelly Company/Oldcastle Materials updated its rotary sifter models and...
Reliable Asphalt Products AquaFoam

Reliable’s AquaFoam®

The AquaFoam® warm mix system from Reliable Asphalt Products, Shelbyville, Ky., is designed...

Palmetto Corp Finds Success in Independence

The story of Palmetto Corp, Conway, S.C., runs three generations deep. In the...

Plant Checks Now Mean Uptime Later, Parts I & II Supplements

As a supplement to Parts I and II of Cliff Mansfield’s “Plant Checks...

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