3501-mixing-plant - Fourteen Major Parts ASPHALT MIXING...

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1 ASPHALT MIXING PLANT OPERATION PURPOSE OF HOT-MIX PLANT: To prepare a hot mix containing the desired proportions of asphalt and aggregate and meeting all specifications. TWO MAIN TYPES: 1. Batch plant (A) Produces one batch at a time (3,000 to 10,000 lbs/batch) (B) Dries and heats the aggregate in a dryer, and mixes the aggregate and asphalt in a separate mixer Fourteen Major Parts 1. Cold bins 2. Cold feed gate 3. Cold elevator 4. Dryer 5. Dust collector 6. Exhaust stack 7. Hot elevator 8. Screening unit 9. Hot bins 10. Weigh box 11. Mixing unit - or pugmill 12. Mineral filter storage 13. Hot asphalt cement storage 14. Asphalt weigh bucket Major Batch Plant Components. (Modern plants also include a baghouse in addition to the dust collectors shown in number 5 above.) Cold Feed Gates Cold Bins Cold Feed System Pyrometer DRYER DRUM FOR DRYING AGGREGATE Dryer Drum of a Batch Plant SCREENING UNIT
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2 1. The discharge gate of an aggregate bin is opened, and the aggregates pour into the weigh
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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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