Asphalt Plant

SinoTech Luton’s Asphalt Plants ensure precise monitoring and adjustment of the mix components for consistent and reliable asphalt quality. Additionally, our asphalt plant is designed for scalability, allowing for easy expansion to meet growing project demands. 

Our asphalt plants enjoy high popularity for:

> Cost-Effective Solution

> 26 Models for Large and Small Projects

> High Production Capacity

> High Investment Return Ratio 

We are dedicated to providing our customers with a reliable and cost-effective solution for their asphalt production needs.

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    Asphalt Plant

    An asphalt plant is designed for the production of asphalt, which is used for paving roads, highways, and various construction projects. An asphalt plant is a facility designed for the production of asphalt, which is used for paving roads, highways, and various construction projects. Investing in asphalt offers a strategic choice due to high demand in road construction, infrastructure development, durability, recyclability, tangible asset value, and potential income generation.

    Output Capacity:

    40 – 320t/h

    Mixing Capacity:

    750 – 5000 kg/lot

    What Is A Asphalt Plant?

    An asphalt plant, also known as an asphalt mixing plant, is a facility used for the production of asphalt pavement material. It combines various aggregates (such as sand, gravel, and crushed stone) with asphalt binder (commonly known as bitumen) to create asphalt concrete.

    At an asphalt plant, the process begins with the drying and heating of the aggregates in a rotating drum or dryer. This removes moisture from the aggregates and ensures they are at the proper temperature for optimal asphalt mixing.

    Once the aggregates are heated, they are transported to a mixing chamber where they are combined with the asphalt binder. The binder coats the aggregates, forming a sticky mixture known as asphalt concrete.

    The mixture is then transported to storage silos or trucks for further use in road construction or other asphalt-related applications. Some asphalt plants also have the capability to produce different asphalt mixtures, including hot mix asphalt (HMA), warm mix asphalt (WMA), and cold mix asphalt (CMA), depending on the specific project requirements.

    Overall, asphalt plants play a crucial role in producing quality asphalt pavement materials for the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, parking lots, and other paved surfaces.

    How Is The Return On Investment In Asphalt Plants?

    The return on investment (ROI) in an asphalt plant can vary depending on several factors, including the initial investment cost, production capacity, market demand, operating costs, and efficiency of the plant.

    The purchase of asphalt mixing plant actually only accounts for less than 2% of the entire investment. The procurement cost of aggregates and bitumen accounts for more than 75% of the total cost, followed by fuel, which accounts for about 12%.

    In other words, a set of asphalt mixing plant can bring unexpected return on investment by reducing the cost of fuel and raw materials while ensuring the output and quality of final asphalt mixture.

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    Self-Loading Mixer

    Capacity: 5 – 30m³/h

    Concrete Plants

    Capacity: 25 – 240m³/h

    Concrete Pumps

    Capacity: 30 – 88m³/h

    Backhoe Loaders

    Rated Power: 36.8 – 110kw

    Rough Terrain Forklift

    Capacity: 0.2 – 1.2m³

    Types of Asphalt Mixing Plant For Sale

    SinoTech Luton presents the asphalt plant, superior quality mixes that conform to industry standards. Our advanced technology maximizes efficiency and maintains consistent quality with flexible customization options.

    Here are four types of asphalt plant for sale now, including:

    Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant (Batch)

    Selecting the right type and capacity of an asphalt plant is vital as it meets project-specific needs, optimizes costs, enhances production efficiency, provides flexibility, and enables long-term planning. By matching the plant to the project requirements, it avoids overinvestment or bottlenecks, ensuring cost optimization and timely completion.

    Now check out all asphalt plant types and series with different capacities for your ongoing projects.

    Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Models:

    LB500 – LB4000

    Hopper Capacity:

    4×4.5 m³ – 6×15 m³

    Output Capacity:

    40 – 320t/h

    Stationary asphalt mixing plants are capable of producing significant quantities of hot mix asphalt per hour, ensuring a steady and sufficient supply of asphalt for large-scale construction operations.

    Their output capacity can reach to 320t/h, and collect belt capacity reach to 360t/h. They find wide applications in road construction, airport runways, parking lots, and various municipal and industrial projects.

    Recommended Models:

    LB-1500 Asphalt Plant For Large Projects

    LB-800 Asphalt Plant For A Cost-effective Choice

    LB-500 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 40t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×4.5m³

    LB-800 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 60t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×6.5m³

    LB-1000 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 80t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×7.5m³

    LB-1200 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 100t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×4.7m³

    LB-1500 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 120t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×7.5m³

    LB-2000 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 160t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 5×12m³

    LB-2500 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 200t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 5×12m³

    LB-3000 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 240t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 5×12m³

    LB-4000 Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 320t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 6×15m³

    Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Models:

    LBQY60 – LBQY160

    Hopper Capacity:

    4×4.5m³ – 5x8m³

    Output Capacity:

    60 – 160t/h

    Mobile asphalt plants are designed to be easily transported and set up at different job sites, making them ideal for projects that require frequent relocation. They can be quickly assembled and disassembled, allowing for flexibility in shifting operations to different locations.

    They eliminate the need for additional transport and logistics costs since they can be easily moved to multiple job sites. They also have lower initial investment and operating costs.

    Recommended Models:

    LBQY-60 Mobile Asphalt Plant For Small Projects

    LBQY-120 Mobile Asphalt Plant For Effective Asphalt Mixture Production

    LBQY-60 Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 60t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×4.5m³

    LBQY-80 Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 80t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×6.5m³

    LBQY-100 Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 100t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×6.5m³

    LBQY-120 Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 120t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 4×6.5m³

    LBQY-160 Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 160t/h

    Hopper Capacity: 5×8m³

    Simple Alphalt Mixing Plant

    Models:

    LY20 – LY80

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin

    2t – 9t

    Output Capacity:

    60 – 160t/h

    Simple asphalt mixing plants typically have lower initial investment costs compared to more advanced and complex plants. They are a cost-effective option, especially for small-scale projects or those with budget constraints.

    They can be employed for temporary construction projects with a short duration or uncertain timelines. These may include temporary road constructions for events, construction site access roads, or temporary detours.

    Recommended Models:

    LYJ-20 Simple Asphalt Plant For Temporary Projects

    LYJ-60 Simple Asphalt Plant For Localized Construction

    LYJ-10 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 10t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 2t

    LYJ-15 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 15t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 5t

    LYJ-20 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 20t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 5t

    LYJ-30 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 30t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 9t

    LYJ-40 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 40t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 9t

    LYJ-60 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 60t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 9t

    LYJ-80 Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 80t/h

    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin: 20t

    Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Models:

    LBD20 – LBD100

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System

    3.5m³×3 – 6.5m³×4

    Output Capacity:

    20 – 100t/h

    Continuous asphalt mixing plants operate efficiently, as they continuously feed aggregates and mix them with asphalt binder. This results in a consistent and uniform mix, ensuring high-quality asphalt production. 

    Continuous asphalt mixing plants can handle a wide range of asphalt mix designs and types, including hot mix asphalt (HMA), warm mix asphalt (WMA), and cold mix asphalt (CMA). 

    Recommended Models:

    LBD-80 Continuous Asphalt Plant for Modular Plant Setups

    LBD-100 Continuous Asphalt Plant For Long-Term Projects

    LBD-20 Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 20t/h

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System: 3.5m³x1

    LBD-25 Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 25t/h

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System: 3.5m³x1

    LBD-40 Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 40t/h

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System: 4m³x4

    LBD-60 Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 60t/h

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System: 4m³x4

    LBD-80 Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 80t/h

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System: 6.5 m³x4

    LBD-100 Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Output Capacity: 100t/h

    Cold Aggregate Feeding System: 6.5m³x4

    Specifications of Asphalt Plant

    Detailed Specifications of Stationary Asphalt Plant

    ModelLB500LB800LB1000LB1200LB1500LB2000LB2500LB3000LB4000
    Output40t/h60t/h80t/h100t/h120t/h160t/h200t/h240t/h320t/h
    Cold Aggregate Feeding System
    Hopper Capacity4×4.5m³4×6.5m³4×7.5m³4×7.5m³4×7.5m³5×12m³5×12m³5×12m³6×15m³
    Collect Belt Capacity60t/h80t/h100t/h120t/h140t/h200t/h220t/h280t/h360t/h
    Aggregate Dryer
    Dryer Sizeφ1.2m×5.2mφ1.5m×6mφ1.5m×6.7mφ1.65m×7mφ1.8m×8mφ2.2m×9mφ2.6m×9mφ2.6m×9.5mφ2.8m×10.2m
    Dryer Capacity60t/h80t/h100t/h120t/h140t/h180t/h240t/h260t/h360t/h
    Fuel Consumption70 – 300kg/h100 – 400kg/h120 – 600kg/h150 – 1000kg/h150 – 1000kg/h150 – 1400kg/h180 – 1800kg/h180 – 1800kg/h260 – 2500kg/h
    Mixing Tower
    Vibrating Screen (Layer)4 layer4 layer4 layer4 layer4 layer5 layer5 layer5 layer6 layer
    Aggregate Metering hopper500kg800kg1000kg1300kg1500kg2000kg2500kg3000kg4000kg
    Mineral Flour Metering Hopper120kg150kg200kg200kg300kg300kg320kg600kg700kg
    Bitumen Metering Hopper100kg120kg150kg150kg250kg250kg250kg480kg500kg
    Mixer Capacity500kg800kg1000kg1250kg1500kg2000kg2500kg3000kg4000kg
    Cycle Time45s45s45s45s45s45s45s45s45s

    Detailed Specifications of Mobile Asphalt Plant:

    ItemsLBQY-60LBQY-80LBQY-100LBQY-120LBQY-160
    Plant Capacity60t/h80t/h100t/h120t/h160t/h
    Cold Aggregate Feeding System
    Hopper Capacity4 x 4.5m34 x 6.5m34 x 6.5m34 x 6.5m35 x8m3
    Belt Capacity80t/h100t/h120t/h140t/h180t/h
    Drying System
    Drying Drum Size1500x6000mm1500x6600mm1500x6600mm1800x8000mm1900x9000mm
    Drying Capacity60 – 80t/h80 – 100t/h100 – 120t/h120 – 140t/h160 – 180t/h
    Burner (Oil)60-400kg/h60-600kg/h100-1000kg/h100-1000kg/h140 – 1400kg/h
    Fuel Consumption (Oil)6 – 7kg/t6 – 7kg/t6 – 7kg/t6 – 7kg/t6 – 7kg/t
    Mixing Tower
    Screen4 layers4 layers4 layers4 layers4/5 layers
    Aggregate Weighing3x800kg3x1000kg3x1500kg3x1500kg3x2000kg
    Bitumen Weighing3x80kg3x100kg3x200kg3x200kg3x200kg
    Filler Weighing3x100kg3x100kg3x200kg3x200kg3x200kg
    Mixer Capacity800kg1000kg1300kg1500kg2000kg
    Mixing Cycle45s45s45s45s45s
    Dust Collecting System
    Bag House Filtering300m2380m2400m2500m2550m2
    Exhaust Fan Power30kw45kw55kw2x45kw2x55kw
    Asphalt Temperature140 – 180 ℃140 – 180 ℃140 – 180 ℃140 – 180 ℃140 – 180 ℃
    Finished Asphalt Silo (Optional)15 ton30 ton30 ton30 ton60 ton
    Total Power≈185kw≈270kw≈300kw≈390kw≈500kw

    Detailed Specifications of Simple Asphalt Plant:

    ModelLYJ-10LYJ-15LYJ-20LYJ-30LYJ-40LYJ-60LYJ-80
    Output10t/h15t/h20t/h30t/h40t/h60t/h80t/h
    PowerFuel Oil48kw59kw68kw106kw132kw146kw186kw
    Burning Coal67kw78kw91kw129kw170kw192kw262kw
    Cold Aggregate Feeding System3m³×33m³×33m³×35m³×35m³×35m³×35m³×4
    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin2t5t5t9t9t9t20t
    Asphalt Temperature120 – 180℃
    Fuel ConsumptionFuel Oil5 – 7.5kg/t
    Burning Coal13 – 15kg/t
    OptionWater Dust Filter、Bag Dust Filter、Contol Room、Asphalt Heat Tank、Mineral Flour Tank

    Detailed Specifications of Continuous Asphalt Plant:

    ModelLBD-20LBD-40LBD-60LBD-80LBD-100
    Output20t/h45t/h60t/h80t/h100t/h
    PowerFuel Oil34kw65kw105kw135kw170kw
    Burning Coal40kw75kw120kw165kw200kw
    Cold Aggregate Feeding System3.5m³×14m³×44m³×46.5m³×46.5m³×4
    Finihsed Asphalt Storage Bin3t3t7t7t9t

    . Features

    The Advantages of Our Asphalt Plant

    The dryer drum adopts high quality thermal insulation external material and covers with stainless steel which ensures the insulation performance. And the whole design is neat and clear;

    Bitumen tank is sturdy and durable. Different sizes and capacity of bitumen tank can be provided according to the customers’ requirements. The bitumen tank is covered rock wool insulation layer and galvanized sheet, which maximally decrease the heat loss.

    The hydraulic system is the heart of the material discharge process. Its widespread application is due to its high-speed discharging capability, significantly reducing construction costs;

    Uniform and exact feeding of cold aggregates is necessary for the production of first-rate asphalt mixture. Our belt feeder equipped with frequency control which could change speed according to the capacity and ratio.

    The special vibrating screen can better meet the requirements. And the high wear-resisting screen mesh (65 Mn) with longer service life and lower maintenance costs.

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    Main Components of Asphalt Plant

    The main components of an asphalt plant typically include:

    Cold Feed System: This system consists of hoppers or bins that store and supply the aggregates (such as sand, gravel, and crushed stone) to the plant. The aggregates are typically stored in different compartments and can be controlled and proportioned based on the mix design requirements.

    Drying and Heating System: The aggregates need to be dried and heated to remove moisture before being mixed with the bitumen. This is achieved through a drying drum or a rotary dryer, where hot air is circulated to facilitate the drying process.

    Bitumen Storage and Heating System: Bitumen, a sticky and viscous binder, is a crucial component in asphalt mixtures. The plant requires a storage tank for storing and heating the bitumen before it is added to the mix. Heating systems ensure that the bitumen remains in a liquid state for proper mixing.

    Mixing System: The mixing system combines the heated and dried aggregates with the bitumen to produce the asphalt mixture. It typically includes a mixer, which can be of various types such as twin shaft paddles or a drum mixer. The mixer ensures that the aggregates and bitumen are thoroughly mixed to create a uniform and consistent asphalt mix.

    Control System: The control system is responsible for monitoring and controlling the various processes and components of the asphalt plant. It includes electronic controls, sensors, and software that manage the operations, temperature, proportions, and other parameters to ensure optimal performance and quality.

    Storage Silos or Tanks: Once the asphalt mix is produced, it is stored in storage silos or tanks to keep it warm and readily available for transportation or paving. The capacity of the storage silos can vary based on the plant’s production capacity and the storage requirements.

    Emission Control System: In order to comply with environmental regulations, asphalt plants include emission control systems. These systems are designed to capture and filter out any harmful pollutants that may be generated during the production process.

    These are the main components of an asphalt plant, and the specific configuration and design may vary depending on the plant’s capacity, production requirements, and technology used.

    How Does A Hot Asphalt Plant Operate?

    Here’s an overview of the basic steps involved in the production process of hot mix asphalt (HMA):

    1. Aggregate Supply: The process starts with the delivery of aggregates, which include stones, gravel, and sand. These aggregates are stored in separate bins to ensure consistent production.
    2. Drying of Aggregates: The aggregates are then fed into a dryer drum through a conveyor belt. The dryer drum is heated by a burner, which can run on various fuels, such as natural gas, diesel, or coal. The moisture in the aggregates is removed through direct heat exchange, resulting in dry, dried, and heated aggregates.
    3. Aggregate Heating: The heated aggregates are then elevated to the screening deck via an elevator. On the screening deck, the aggregates are separated into different size fractions.
    4. Bitumen Distribution: Bitumen, also known as asphalt cement, is melted and heated in a mixing tower. The heated bitumen is then distributed to the dry aggregates through a spray or sprinkler system.
    5. Mixing and Blending: The heated aggregates and bitumen are then mixed together in a continuous mixing plant. The mixing process is controlled by a computer-based control system that ensures a consistent mix design and quality.
    6. Compaction and Finishing: The HMA mixture is then transferred to a paving machine for compaction and finishing. The paving machine applies the mixture onto the surface, and the traffic pattern is created by compacting and finishing the mixture.
    7. Quality Control: Quality control is an essential aspect of HMA production. Testing equipment, such as intelligent compaction system (ICS), is used to monitor the production process and ensure that the final product meets the required quality standards.

    What Kinds of Aggregates Bitumen Plant Process

    In the production of hot mix asphalt (HMA), various types of aggregates are used, including:

    1. Stones: Stones are the largest aggregate particles and provide the base for the HMA mix. They are typically quarried and crushed into different sizes, ranging from coarse to fine.
    2. Gravel: Gravel is smaller than stones and is used to provide a filling material in the HMA mix. It is also crushed and graded into different sizes.
    3. Sand: Sand is the smallest aggregate particle and is used to provide stability and workability to the HMA mix. It is also used to help bind the other aggregate particles together.
    4. Bentonite: Bentonite is a type of clay used to improve the workability of the HMA mix. It is added to the mix in small quantities to help bind the aggregate particles together and improve the flow of the mix.
    5. Rapid-setting sand: Rapid-setting sand is a special type of sand that is used in HMA mixes to improve their workability and reduce their drying time. It is added to the mix in small quantities to help reduce the drying time of the mix and improve its ability to be worked.
    6. Screenings: Screenings are the fines produced during the processing of HMA. They are used to improve the workability of the mix and to help bind the aggregate particles together.
    7. Crushed concrete: Crushed concrete is a recycled material that is sometimes used in HMA mixes. It is crushed and graded into different sizes and used to provide a stabilizing agent in the mix.
    8. Fly ash: Fly ash is a byproduct of coal combustion that is sometimes used in HMA mixes. It is added to the mix in small quantities to help improve its workability and reduce its drying time.

    These aggregates are mixed with hot asphalt cement (also known as bitumen) in a precise ratio to create a homogeneous mixture that can be placed and compacted into a variety of roadway and pavement applications. The specific mixture design and the types and proportions of aggregates used will depend on the intended application and the project requirements.

    What Is Gravel’s Ideal Size for Asphalt Mix 

    The ideal size of gravel for an asphalt mix depends on the specific application and the desired properties of the finished pavement. In general, the size of the gravel used in asphalt production falls into one of the following categories:

    1. Coarse Aggregate: Coarse aggregate particles are larger than 5 mm (0.2 in) in diameter. They provide the structural strength and stability to the asphalt mix and are typically graded into different sizes, such as 6mm, 10mm, 16mm, etc.
    2. Fine Aggregate: Fine aggregate particles are smaller than 5 mm (0.2 in) in diameter. They help to improve the workability and flow of the asphalt mix, and are typically graded into different sizes, such as 2.5mm, 4.75mm, 7.5mm, etc.

    The exact size distribution of the gravel used in asphalt production will depend on the specific requirements of the job site and the desired properties of the finished pavement. For example:

    • For high-traffic pavements, a coarser aggregate size distribution may be used to provide greater structural strength and stability.
    • For low-traffic pavements, a finer aggregate size distribution may be used to reduce the amount of material used while still providing adequate workability and flow.

    Overall, the ideal size of gravel for asphalt production is the one that provides the desired strength, durability, and workability while minimizing the amount of material used.

    Process of Asphalt Manufacturing Plant

    The process of asphalt manufacturing in a typical asphalt plant involves the following steps:

    Aggregate Handling and Storage: Aggregates, such as sand, gravel, and crushed stone, are stored in designated compartments or hoppers. They are then conveyed to the plant using feeders or conveyor belts.

    Drying and Heating: The aggregates are fed into a drying drum, where they are exposed to a stream of hot air. This dries and heats the aggregates, removing any moisture content. The drying process ensures that the aggregates are free from moisture, as excess moisture can affect the quality of the asphalt mix.

    Bitumen Handling and Heating: Bitumen, which is the binder used in asphalt mixtures, is stored in tanks at the plant. The bitumen is pumped from the storage tanks and heated to a specified temperature to make it easier to mix with the aggregates. Heaters or heating systems are used to heat the bitumen and maintain it at the desired temperature.

    Mixing: Once the aggregates and bitumen reach their respective required temperatures, they are mixed together using a mixer. The mixer can be a pug mill mixer, twin-shaft mixer, or drum mixer, depending on the specific plant design. The mixing process ensures that the aggregates and bitumen are thoroughly combined, resulting in a homogeneous asphalt mix.

    Storage and Loadout: The hot asphalt mix is then transported from the mixer to storage silos or tanks, where it is kept at an elevated temperature to maintain its workability. The storage capacity of the plant determines how much product can be stored before it is loaded onto trucks or transported for paving. Loadout systems, such as weigh bridges and conveyor belts, are used to load the asphalt mix into trucks or transport vehicles.

    Emission Control: Asphalt plants include emission control systems to comply with environmental regulations. These systems may consist of bag filters, scrubbers, or other mechanisms designed to capture and control any potential emissions or pollutants generated during the manufacturing process.

    It’s important to note that the specific processes and equipment used in asphalt manufacturing plants may vary based on the plant’s design, capacity, and technological advancements. Additionally, quality control measures, such as sampling and testing, are implemented throughout the manufacturing process to ensure the production of high-quality asphalt mixtures.

    Mini Mobile Hot Mix Asphalt Plant for Sale

    Mini portable asphalt plants are compact, efficient, and versatile solutions designed specifically for small to medium-sized road construction projects. These plants offer a balance between functionality, mobility, and cost, making them an attractive option for contractors and businesses looking to optimize their operations without the investment required for larger stationary plants. Here’s a comprehensive overview:

    Key Features

    • Compact Design: Mini portable asphalt plants feature a streamlined, compact design that allows for easy transportation and rapid setup. This compactness is particularly beneficial for projects in constrained spaces or with varying locations.
    • Mobility: Their portability is a hallmark, enabling quick relocation from one project site to another. This mobility reduces transportation costs of the asphalt mix and allows for on-demand, on-site production.
    • Production Capacity: While smaller than stationary plants, these mini plants still offer respectable production capacities, typically ranging from 20 to 60 tons per hour. This makes them ideal for small to medium-scale projects.
    • Modular Components: The modular design ensures ease of assembly and disassembly. It also allows for customization based on specific project needs, such as adding or removing components.
    • Energy Efficiency: Many mini portable asphalt plants are designed with energy efficiency in mind, reducing fuel consumption and lowering operational costs.
    • Automated Control Systems: Despite their size, these plants often come equipped with automated control systems for precise mixing and consistent quality of the asphalt mix.

    Benefits

    • Flexibility in Use: They can be deployed for a variety of projects including road repair and maintenance, rural road construction, car parks, and small driveways.
    • Quick Installation: The setup time is significantly reduced due to their designed simplicity and portability, leading to less downtime.
    • Cost-Effective: Lower initial investment compared to stationary plants, as well as reduced transportation and operating costs.
    • Reduced Lead Times: Having the plant onsite can considerably cut down on the lead times for mixing and laying asphalt, ensuring projects are completed faster.

    Considerations

    • Project Scale: While these plants are versatile, they are best suited for projects requiring smaller quantities of asphalt. For larger projects, a stationary plant might be more efficient.
    • Weather Dependency: Being smaller and often less sheltered than stationary plants, mini portable asphalt plants might be more susceptible to adverse weather conditions, which could potentially affect operations.
    • Limited Mix Varieties: They may offer less flexibility in the types of asphalt mix that can be produced compared to larger, more complex plants.

    Batch Mix And Drum Mix Asphalt Plant, Which One To Choose?

    The choice between a batch mix and a drum mix asphalt plant depends on various factors such as project requirements, production volume, mobility, and specific characteristics of the asphalt mix being produced. Here are some key points to consider for each type:

    Batch Mix Asphalt Plant:

    1. Flexibility: Batch plants offer greater flexibility in producing different mix designs and asphalt formulations. They allow for precise control of each ingredient in the mix, enabling customization and adjustments as per project specifications.
    2. Quality Control: Batch plants provide better control over the mixing process, resulting in consistent and high-quality asphalt mixtures. The ability to test and analyze each batch allows for tighter quality control measures.
    3. Reproducibility: Batch plants are well-suited for projects that require the production of specific asphalt mixtures repeatedly. They excel in producing uniform mixtures with consistent properties.
    4. Ideal for Small and Medium Projects: Batch plants are commonly used for smaller to medium-scale projects that have periodic and intermittent asphalt requirements.
    5. Easy Maintenance: Batch plants generally have easier maintenance and cleaning procedures due to their design and setup.

    Drum Mix Asphalt Plant:

    1. Continuous Production: Drum mix plants offer continuous production, making them suitable for projects with high asphalt demand and continuous paving operations. They provide a constant flow of asphalt mix.
    2. Efficiency: Drum mix plants are known for their high production rates and efficiency. They have shorter mixing and drying times, resulting in faster production and increased output.
    3. Lower Initial Investment: Drum mix plants often require a lower initial investment compared to batch plants, making them a more economical choice for certain projects.
    4. Easy Operation: The operation of drum mix plants is relatively simple and requires less labor compared to batch plants. This can be advantageous for projects with limited resources or remote locations.
    5. Mobility: Drum mix plants are often designed with mobile or portable configurations, allowing for easy transportation and setup in different project locations.

    Ultimately, the choice between a batch mix and a drum mix asphalt plant depends on your specific project requirements, volume of asphalt production needed, desired level of customization, and budget considerations. It is recommended to consult with asphalt plant manufacturers or industry professionals to determine the most suitable option for your specific needs.

    Do You Need A New Asphalt Plant Or A Used One?

    The decision between buying a new or used asphalt plant depends on several factors, including budget, project requirements, expected lifespan of the plant, and the availability of suitable used plants in the market. Here are some points to consider:

    Advantages of Buying a New Asphalt Plant:

    1. Longevity: A new asphalt plant typically comes with updated technology, improved efficiency, and a longer lifespan compared to a used plant. It can provide reliable operation for several years, reducing the need for frequent repairs or replacements.
    2. Customization: New plants offer the opportunity to customize the design and specifications based on your specific project requirements. You can choose the features, capacity, and components that align with your production needs.
    3. Latest Technology: Newer asphalt plants often incorporate the latest technology advancements and innovations, making them more efficient, environmentally friendly, and capable of producing high-quality asphalt mixtures.
    4. Warranty and Support: Purchasing a new plant usually comes with manufacturer warranties and after-sales support. This can provide peace of mind and assistance in case of any issues or technical difficulties during the initial stages of plant operation.

    Advantages of Buying a Used Asphalt Plant:

    1. Lower Initial Cost: Used asphalt plants are generally less expensive than new ones, which can be advantageous if you have budget constraints or need a temporary solution for a specific project.
    2. Immediate Availability: As used plants already exist in the market, they are often readily available for purchase. This can be beneficial if you have an urgent need and cannot wait for the manufacturing and delivery time of a new plant.
    3. Cost-effective for Small Projects: If you have a small-scale project with lower asphalt production requirements, a used plant may be a cost-effective option as it can fulfill your needs without a significant investment in a new plant.

    It is important to carefully evaluate the condition, history, maintenance records, and reliability of a used asphalt plant before making a purchase. Engaging with reputable sellers or working with experienced professionals can help ensure that you get a used plant that meets your quality and performance expectations.

    In summary, while a new asphalt plant offers benefits such as modern technology, customization, and longevity, a used asphalt plant may be a suitable option if you have a limited budget or short-term project needs. Consider your specific circumstances, project requirements, and long-term plans to make an informed decision.

    Asphalt Mixing Plant Price

    ModelPrice Range
    Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant for Sale$100,000 – $1,000,000
    Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant for Sale$60,000 -$550,000
    Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant for Sale$55,000 – $65,000
    Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant for Sale$60,000 – $180,000

    Please note that the following price range is provided as a reference for the four types of asphalt batching plants. The actual prices may vary based on several factors, including machine capacity, additional equipment, and installation costs.

    The prices of our asphalt batching plants are influenced by the specific model chosen. Generally, larger models are priced higher compared to smaller ones.

    Rest assured, we strive to offer competitive and reasonable prices for all our asphalt mixing machines. We are committed to providing you with the manufacturer’s price to help you optimize your budget.

    If you are interested in learning more about our machines, please feel free to contact us at any time. We are here to assist you.

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