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Cal Trans Asphalt Concrete Plant Inspection: Batch Plants Storage Bins and Cold Feed Systems Mobile App

The purpose of the Cal Trans Asphalt Concrete Plant Inspection: Batch Plants Storage Bins and Cold Feed Systems mobile app is to act as a guide. It is not meant to be comprehensive; it is simply an outline with general information regarding Asphalt Concrete plants and plant inspection. This guide is geared toward an employee who may be new to this type of work or have little experience with asphalt concrete plants. This app covers: Storage Bins and Cold Feed Systems. The aggregate storage bins and cold feed system used with a batch type plant, move cold (unheated) aggregate to the plant for processing. You are able to create templates from your existing GoCanvas mobile apps or use existing templates from your "My Templates" list to create new GoCanvas mobile apps.

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    The aggregate storage bins and cold feed system used with a batch type plant, move cold (unheated...

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    A loader is typically used to fill the cold feed storage bins.

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    If the loader operator digs too deep, contamination of the aggregates with soil or underlying mat...

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    This type of contamination will affect the gradation, sand equivalent, asphalt content, stability...

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    Storage bins must have bulkheads between each bin to prevent intermingling of the different sizes.

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    Good separation between coldfeed bins is not only good practice, but is required by Caltrans.

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    Gates located at the bottom of the bins, regulate the amount of aggregate that discharges onto th...

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    Gate openings can be adjusted to increase or decrease the discharge from each bin.

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    Feeder controls (i.

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    The system, when functioning properly, provides a continuous and uniform flow of properly graded ...

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    An example of poor cold feed adjustment, would be excessive amounts of coarse aggregate (½” x ¾”)...

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    The plant operator can decrease the coarse aggregate feed and increase the fine aggregate feed pe...

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    Controlling the cold feed system is the key to all subsequent operations!

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    Problems at the cold feed contribute to a non-uniform mix, which in turn causes problems with the...

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