Thursday | November 23, 2017

plant Archive

At the plant, the tank farm should have clear labeling on tanks and valves to lessen the opportunity for error. Check out the November issue of AsphaltPro for the full story on Milestone’s new plant and tank farm for best practices in many areas of production. Photo courtesy Astec Industries, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Avoid Dilutive Effects of AC Storage Tank Residue

With specs for polymer-modified liquid asphalt cement (PMA) more exacting today than they...
In contrast to the paving crews of 70 years ago, the Lehman-Roberts team employs a Shuttle Buggy feeding a hopper insert to facilitate continuous paving. To help the Shuttle Buggy operator hit his mark, the team has green LEDs strategically mounted on the sides of the paver hopper and shining like a bullseye on the insert’s center. This kind of visual guidance system helps haul truck drivers backing for delivery and helps Shuttle Buggy operators charging hoppers as well.

Lehman-Roberts Company Paves our Future

How to prepare a new generation of leaders for success in the asphalt...

The Great Race for a Perfect Asphalt Racing Mix

Every racing fan knows that to win, a driver needs a good pit...
The dryer installed at N.B. West includes a knock-out box to allow fines to enter the RAP collar via gravity chute. Photo courtesy Tarmac International.

Here’s Your Next Best Asphalt Plant Investment

  Producers need to take advantage of winter downtime to get asphalt plants...
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....
Valley Asphalt Corp

Keep Silo Maintenance Safety a Top Priority

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

Tarmac’s TRI-MIX

The TRI-MIX warm-mix injection system from Tarmac International Inc., Lee’s Summit, Mo., is...
Stansteel Accu-Shear

Stansteel’s Accu-Shear

The Accu-Shear® from Stansteel/Hotmix Parts, Louisville, Ky., is designed for advanced in-line water...
Tarmac International builds plants in three configurations: counter flow drum mixers; counter flow dryer with rotary mixer; and batch plants. Their latest innovation is an adjustable flight with build-in liner that bolts in place.

New Tech, Services Keep up with Asphalt Production Trends

It feels as though this year’s World of Asphalt and AGG1 conferences and...
Meeker Warm Mix System

Meeker’s Warm Mix Systems

Warm-mix asphalt (WMA) production shouldn’t be limited to drum plants. With that truth...

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