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Cal Trans Asphalt Concrete Plant Inspection: Batch Plants Temperature Control Mobile App

Do you work at an asphalt mixing plant or concrete batching plant? If so, you know that temperature control is a critical part of mixing concrete or asphalt. To ensure that you are using the correct mixing temperature, you can use this app which details out what temperature ranges that should be used at batch plants.

The purpose of the Cal Trans Asphalt Concrete Plant Inspection: Batch Plants Temperature Control 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 batching 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 batching plants. This app covers: Batch Plants Temperature Control. Proper aggregate/mix temperature is critical. Caltrans specifies that aggregate temperatures shall not exceed 165 C prior to the addition of asphalt.

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    Proper aggregate/mix temperature is critical.

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    Caltrans specifies that aggregate temperatures shall not exceed 165 C prior to the addition of as...

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    The temperature of the aggregate for Open Graded mixes shall not exceed 135 C.

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    A temperature sensing device placed at the drum discharge along with a temperature indicating dev...

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    The burner control shown at the right automatically adjusts the damper position to maintain a pre...

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    This system is also a chart recorder, recording the aggregate temperature during all hours of pro...

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    Aggregates that are heated to an excessive temperature can prematurely harden asphalt during mixing.

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    Under heated aggregates are difficult to coat thoroughly with asphalt and cool asphalt mixtures a...

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    Large fluctuations in temperature could indicate a moisture change within the stockpiles or a col...

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    Asphalt mixtures that exceed the maximum allowable temperature, cold asphalt mixtures, asphalt mi...

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    A temperature chart recorder is being used to document the aggregate temperature during all hours...

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    The requirements for all Caltrans QC/QA project specify that an automatic continuous recording de...

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    Caltrans specs require, when a recording type temperature indicator is used, it shall be maintain...

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