3501-mix-compaction

3501-mix-compaction - PLACING ASPHALT HOT-MIX TOP VIEW OF A...

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1 PLACING ASPHALT HOT-MIX 1. Placing Equipment Paver - A self-propelled machine for placing asphalt mix to a specified depth and providing initial compaction. Two major parts of a paver: (A) Power unit (Tractor unit) - Provides moving power to the paver (B) Screed unit - Strikes off the mix to the specified thickness and smoothness and provides initial compaction TOP VIEW OF A PAVER Augers Sensors Slat feeders Hopper Screed Tractor Courtesy of Caterpillar Paving Products Paver Hopper (receives mix from truck) Slat Conveyors (transport the mix from hopper to the spreading augers) Adjustable Screw Augers The augers spread the mix laterally in front of the screed
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Hopper Wings Slat Conveyors Hopper Gates Augers Screed Plate Proportional Feed Control Material Flow Screed Unit Courtesy of Blaw-Knox Ingersoll Rand Paving Products Screed Plate At the bottom of the screed unit is the screed plate . Courtesy of Caterpillar Paving Products
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course CGN 3501 taught by Professor Mang during the Fall '10 term at University of Florida.

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