Mini Asphalt Plant

SinoTech Luton’s mini asphalt plants are highly portable, allowing them to be easily transported to different job sites. This portability is particularly advantageous for small to medium-scale projects or for projects in remote locations.

Our asphalt plants enjoy high popularity for:

> Quick Setup and Installation

> Low Maintenance

> Cost-Effective

> High Investment Return Ratio 

Mini asphalt plants are known for their versatility, cost-efficiency, and ability to deliver high-quality asphalt production, making them a favorable choice for certain construction and infrastructure projects.

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    Mini Asphalt Mixing Plant for Sale

    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

    Depending on the type of machine, we offer:

    When Do You Need Mini Hot Asphalt Mixing Plant?

    A mini asphalt plant can be useful in a variety of situations where smaller quantities of asphalt are required. Here are some scenarios where you might need a mini asphalt plant:

    1. Small-Scale Projects: Mini asphalt plants are ideal for small-scale construction projects like driveways, pathways, parking lots, or landscaping projects where the asphalt requirement is not very high.
    2. Remote Locations: In remote areas where access to larger asphalt plants is limited, a mini asphalt plant can be a convenient solution to produce asphalt on-site.
    3. Quick Repairs: Mini asphalt plants are handy for quick repairs or patchwork on roads, highways, or infrastructure where a small amount of fresh asphalt is needed promptly.
    4. Cost-Effective Production: If you have a small budget or need to control costs, a mini asphalt plant can be a cost-effective option for producing asphalt in smaller quantities without compromising on quality.
    5. Testing and Research: Mini asphalt plants are also used for research and testing purposes in laboratories, educational institutions, or for experimenting with different asphalt mixtures.

    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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    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:

    Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Simple Asphalt Mixing Plant (Batch)

    Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant

    Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant

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

    Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant


    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


    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

    Stationary Asphalt Mixing Plant


    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

    Continuous Asphalt Mixing Plant


    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

    Specifications of Asphalt Plant

    Detailed Specifications of Mobile and Mini Asphalt Plant for Sale:

    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:

    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

    . Features

    The Advantages of Our Mini 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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    Characteristics of Small Asphalt Plant for Sale

    Efficient Resource Utilization

    Mini asphalt plants are adept at efficiently utilizing resources, especially in residential construction projects where the asphalt demand is relatively low.

    Their ability to produce smaller volumes of high-quality asphalt reduces wastage and ensures that the exact amount required for the project is readily available.

    This efficient resource utilization minimizes excess inventory and contributes to cost savings, particularly in projects with tight budget constraints.

    Reduced Transportation Costs

    One of the primary advantages of mini asphalt plants for residential projects is the significant reduction in transportation costs.

    By producing asphalt on-site or near the project location, the need for transporting asphalt from off-site facilities is eliminated.

    This not only reduces overall project expenses but also minimizes the environmental impact associated with transportation, aligning with sustainability objectives.

    Customizable Production

    Mini asphalt plants offer the advantage of customizable production, allowing for tailored asphalt mixtures to meet specific project requirements.

    This level of customization is particularly beneficial in residential projects where diverse asphalt compositions may be needed for driveways, pathways, or landscaping features.

    The ability to produce varying asphalt mixtures on-demand enhances the adaptability of mini asphalt plants to different residential construction needs.

    Environmental Sustainability

    The environmental sustainability benefits of mini asphalt plants are significant for residential projects. Their compact size and precise production capabilities contribute to lower energy consumption and reduced emissions.

    Additionally, on-site production minimizes the carbon footprint associated with transporting asphalt from external facilities. By promoting sustainable construction practices, mini asphalt plants align with the growing emphasis on eco-friendly initiatives in residential development.

    Space-Saving Design

    The compact nature of mini asphalt plants makes them well-suited for residential projects with limited space. This space-saving design allows for seamless integration into urban and suburban areas, where large-scale infrastructure may not be feasible.

    Additionally, the ability to install mini asphalt plants in confined spaces within residential sites enhances their practicality for various construction projects without compromising productivity.

    Timely Project Completion

    Mini asphalt plants contribute to timely project completion in residential construction by ensuring a consistent and immediate supply of asphalt.

    On-site production eliminates the potential delays associated with transporting asphalt from external suppliers, enabling contractors to meet project deadlines more efficiently. The reliability and quick turnaround times of mini asphalt plants are instrumental in expediting the construction process.

    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.


    • 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.


    • 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.

    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.

    Mini Asphalt Plant Price

    The cost of a mini asphalt plant can range from approximately $50,000 to $200,000, depending on factors such as capacity, features, and additional equipment. This cost can be further influenced by the brand, quality, country of manufacture, and the level of automation included with the plant. It’s essential to consider long-term operational costs, maintenance requirements, and after-sales support when evaluating the overall cost of a mini asphalt plant.

    Small and Portable Asphalt Plant Setup Costs

    The setup costs for mini asphalt plants are relatively lower compared to larger, stationary asphalt plants. Here’s how mini asphalt plants contribute to reduced setup costs:

    Compact Design and Installation: Mini asphalt plants are designed to be compact, making them easier to install and requiring minimal groundwork. The reduced installation complexity leads to lower setup costs, as less time and resources are needed for the installation process.

    Mobility and Flexibility: The mobility of mini asphalt plants enables them to be quickly repositioned at project sites. This mobility eliminates the need for extensive infrastructure development, such as constructing permanent foundations or support structures, further reducing setup costs.

    Suitability for Small Construction Projects: Mini asphalt plants are well-suited for smaller construction projects, where the scale of the plant and setup can be tailored to the project’s specific requirements. This adaptability allows for a more streamlined and cost-effective setup process.

    Reduced Land and Infrastructure Requirements: The compact nature of mini asphalt plants reduces the land and infrastructure requirements for their setup. This means that the overall footprint, land preparation, and associated infrastructure costs are significantly lower compared to larger, stationary plants.

    Innovative Features in Modern Small-Scale Asphalt Plants

    Innovative features in modern small-scale asphalt plants include advanced automation systems with real-time monitoring and control capabilities.

    These systems enable precise control over the asphalt production process, leading to enhanced efficiency and consistency in the quality of the produced asphalt. Additionally, modern small-scale asphalt plants integrate renewable energy sources, such as solar or wind power, to reduce energy consumption and environmental impact.

    Furthermore, cutting-edge materials and components, such as high-performance burners and advanced pollution control systems, are incorporated to improve durability, reduce emissions, and align with sustainability goals. The integration of digital technologies for process optimization and predictive maintenance also enhances the overall performance and reliability of modern small-scale asphalt plants.

    These innovative features contribute to improved efficiency, sustainability, and operational excellence in small-scale asphalt production, making modern small-scale asphalt plants highly advanced and capable of meeting the evolving needs of the construction industry.

    Bitumen Plant Manufacturers

    As manufacturers of high-quality asphalt plants, we are excited to announce that we have recently expanded our operations to offer factory direct sales to customers worldwide. This means that you can now purchase our asphalt plants at unbeatable prices, straight from the manufacturer.

    We are proud to say that our plants have already been exported to numerous countries around the world, a testament to our commitment to quality and excellence.

    Here are some of the countries where our plants have been sold:

    1. Canada – Canada is another key market for our asphalt plants, with a strong demand for high-quality production equipment.
    2. Australia – The Australian market has shown significant potential for our asphalt plants, with many customers valuing their durability and efficiency.
    3. United Arab Emirates – The UAE has been an important market for us, with our plants being used to construct some of the region’s most ambitious infrastructure projects.
    4. Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia is another key market for us, with our asphalt plants being used to support the country’s growing infrastructure needs.
    5. Brazil – Brazil is another key market for us, with a growing demand for high-quality asphalt plants.
    6. Indonesia – Indonesia has a rapidly expanding infrastructure development, and there is a growing demand for asphalt plants to support this growth.
    7. Malaysia – Malaysia is also experiencing rapid infrastructure development, and there is a growing demand for high-quality asphalt plants to support this growth.
    8. Thailand – Thailand has a well-established infrastructure, but there is still a demand for high-quality asphalt plants to maintain and upgrade existing roads and highways.

    These are just a few examples of the countries where our asphalt plants have been sold.,we also exported our asphalt to

    Papua New Guinea, East Timor, Solomon, Vanuatu, Peiji, Tonga, Americas, Mexico, Colombia, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Jamaica, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay,ect.

    Our customers have been thrilled with the performance and durability of our plants, and we are confident that you will be too. With our direct sales model, you can benefit from:

    • Lower prices: By cutting out intermediaries, we are able to offer our plants at significantly lower prices than our competitors.
    • Faster delivery: With direct sales, you can get your hands on our plants faster, so you can start working on your next project sooner.
    • Better quality: By purchasing directly from the manufacturer, you can be sure that you are getting the highest quality plants available. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to upgrade your asphalt production capabilities.

    Contact us today to learn more about our factory direct sales and to place your order.

    Importance of Mini Asphalt Plants in Urban Infrastructure Development

    Mini mobile hot mix asphalt plants importance stems from their ability to provide a convenient and efficient solution for producing asphalt within urban environments. Here’s an in-depth exploration of their significance:

    Mobility and Space Efficiency: Mini asphalt plants are well-suited for urban infrastructure projects due to their compact size and ease of mobility. Their smaller footprint allows for installation in confined urban spaces, providing the flexibility to set up asphalt production facilities in areas where larger traditional plants would be impractical.

    Reduced Transport Impact: By enabling on-site asphalt production, mini plants reduce the need to transport asphalt over long distances to urban construction sites. This has a significant impact on reducing traffic congestion and minimizing the environmental footprint associated with transporting materials within urban areas.

    Timely Project Completion: Urban infrastructure projects often require precise scheduling and minimal disruption to existing urban activities. Mini asphalt plants contribute to timely project completion by providing on-site production, minimizing delays related to the logistics of transporting asphalt from external facilities. This efficiency ensures that urban development projects stay on schedule, minimizing inconveniences for residents and businesses in the area.

    Environmental Considerations: Mini asphalt plants also address environmental considerations in urban development. By reducing transportation needs and emissions associated with off-site asphalt production, they contribute to improved air quality and environmental sustainability within urban areas. Additionally, advancements in mini asphalt plant technology have focused on incorporating pollution control systems, further minimizing the environmental impact of asphalt production.

    Customization for Urban Projects: Urban infrastructure often requires specific asphalt mixtures tailored to the unique needs of the area. Mini asphalt plants enable the production of customized asphalt mixtures on-site, allowing for precise adjustments to meet the exact specifications of urban construction projects, such as roadways, pedestrian paths, and landscaping features. This customization capability enhances the suitability of mini asphalt plants for urban infrastructure development.

    Integrated Urban Planning: Mini asphalt plants align with urban planning initiatives focused on sustainable development and efficient resource use. By providing on-site asphalt production, they contribute to the integrated planning of urban infrastructure, optimizing resource utilization, and minimizing disruption to the surrounding urban environment.

    How to Operate a Mini Asphalt Plant?

    Operating a mini asphalt plant involves several key steps to ensure efficient and effective asphalt production. Here is a detailed guide on how to operate a mini asphalt plant:

    Pre-Operation Checks:

    • Inspect the overall condition of the mini asphalt plant, including checking for any visible damage or leaks.
    • Ensure all necessary safety equipment is in place and functioning correctly.
    • Verify that all the required materials, such as aggregates, bitumen, and filler materials, are available in sufficient quantities.

    Start-Up Procedure:

    • Turn on the power supply and control panel of the mini asphalt plant.
    • Follow the specific start-up sequence outlined in the plant’s manual, which may include activating the heating system, burner, and conveyor systems.

    Material Loading:

    • Load the required aggregates into the feeder bins in the correct proportions as per the mix design.
    • Ensure that the bitumen tank is filled with the appropriate grade and quantity of bitumen.

    Mixing Process:

    • Start the mixing process as per the specified parameters. This may involve setting the mixing time, temperature, and drum rotation speed.
    • Monitor the mixing process to ensure that the asphalt mixture is blending correctly and uniformly.

    Temperature Control:

    • Monitor and control the temperature of the aggregates, bitumen, and asphalt mixture throughout the production process.
    • Adjust the temperature settings as needed to maintain the desired mix temperature.

    Quality Control:

    • Regularly sample the asphalt mixture and conduct quality tests to ensure that it meets the specified requirements for temperature, gradation, and asphalt content.
    • Make any necessary adjustments to the production process to maintain quality standards.

    Storage and Discharge:

    • Once the asphalt mixture is ready, transfer it to the storage silo for temporary storage.
    • Use the discharge systems to load the asphalt mixture into trucks for transportation to the paving site.

    Shutdown Procedure:

    • Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for the proper shutdown of the mini asphalt plant.
    • Clean the plant and equipment thoroughly to prevent material buildup and ensure smooth operation during the next use.

    Safety Precautions:

    • Adhere to all safety guidelines and protocols while operating the mini asphalt plant.
    • Ensure that all personnel are trained in safe operating practices and wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

    By following these steps and best practices, you can effectively operate a mini asphalt plant to produce high-quality asphalt mixtures for various construction projects. Regular maintenance and adherence to safety procedures are essential to ensure the plant’s optimal performance and longevity.

    Hot Asphalt Production Process

    The production of asphalt involves a systematic process that combines various raw materials to create a versatile and durable paving material.

    Asphalt plants, whether they are mini or standard-sized, typically follow a similar operational framework to produce asphalt. Here’s an overview of how an asphalt plant produces asphalt:

    Cold Feed Bins:

    The process begins with aggregate materials (such as sand, gravel, and stone) being loaded into separate cold feed bins. Each bin holds a different size or type of aggregate, which is metered out in specific amounts to achieve the desired mix design.

    The raw materials used in the production of asphalt typically include:

    Aggregates: These are the primary components of asphalt, including crushed stone, gravel, and sand. The type and size of the aggregate used will depend on the desired properties of the final asphalt product.

    Asphalt Cement (Bitumen): Also known as tar, bitumen is a sticky, black liquid that is derived from refining petroleum. It serves as the glue that holds the aggregate particles together, providing the asphalt with its strength and durability.

    Filler Materials: These are additives that are used to improve the performance of the asphalt. Examples of filler materials include clay, limestone, and silica.

    Anchors or Coarse Aggregates: These are larger pieces of aggregate that are used to provide additional strength and stability to the asphalt.

    These raw materials are typically heated together in a drum or mixing machine to create the asphalt mixture. The specific proportions of each material used can vary depending on the specific application and desired properties of the asphalt.

    Conveyor System:

    Aggregates are then conveyed from the cold feed bins to a drum mixer or a drying chamber. Conveyors transport the materials in precise proportions as determined by the asphalt mix recipe.

    Drying and Heating:

    In the drying chamber, the aggregates are heated and dried using a burner that produces a flame. This process removes moisture from the aggregates and brings them to the appropriate temperature for mixing with asphalt cement (bitumen).

    The heating process is carefully monitored to prevent overheating and damage to the aggregate materials.

    Mixing with Asphalt Cement:

    Hot asphalt cement (bitumen) is stored in insulated tanks and heated to maintain a liquid state. The hot, liquid asphalt cement is then pumped into the mixing chamber where it is blended with the hot, dry aggregates.

    The amount of asphalt cement added is carefully measured to ensure the correct proportioning with the aggregates, based on the mix design.

    Mixing Process:

    The mixing of aggregates and asphalt cement occurs in a mixer or drum, where they are blended together thoroughly to achieve a homogeneous asphalt mixture. The mixing process ensures that each aggregate particle is coated with asphalt cement.

    The duration and temperature of the mixing process are crucial parameters that affect the quality of the final asphalt product.

    Additional Materials:

    In some mix designs, additional materials such as recycled asphalt pavement (RAP), fillers, or additives may be introduced into the mixer to enhance the properties of the asphalt mixture.

    Storage of the Finished Asphalt:

    Once the mixing process is complete, the finished hot asphalt mixture is discharged from the mixer into a storage silo or directly into trucks. Storage silos keep the asphalt mixture hot until it is ready to be transported to the construction site.

    Quality Control:

    Throughout the production process, quality control tests are conducted on the asphalt mixture to ensure it meets the specified standards for temperature, consistency, and composition. Adjustments to the process may be made based on test results to maintain quality.

    By controlling the proportion of aggregates and asphalt cement, along with the mixing time and temperature, asphalt plants can produce a wide range of asphalt mixtures tailored for various applications, from roads and highways to airport runways and parking lots.

    The modern asphalt plant incorporates advanced technology and control systems to streamline the production process and ensure the production of high-quality asphalt.

    Safety Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant

    For the operation of a mini asphalt plant, ensuring the safety of workers is paramount. Here’s a comprehensive checklist of safety equipment that should be available and in good working condition at the site:

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

    • Safety Helmets: To protect against head injuries from falling objects or bumps.
    • Safety Goggles: To shield the eyes from dust, flying particles, and chemical splashes.
    • Ear Protection: Earplugs or earmuffs to protect against long-term exposure to loud noise.
    • Heat-Resistant Gloves: For handling hot materials or equipment.
    • High Visibility Clothing: Brightly colored vests or jackets to ensure workers are easily seen.
    • Safety Shoes: Steel-toe boots to protect feet from heavy falling objects and provide a good grip.

    Fire Safety Equipment:

    • Fire Extinguishers: Appropriately rated for electrical and flammable liquid fires, readily accessible throughout the plant.
    • Fire Blankets: For smothering small fires or wrapping around a person whose clothing is on fire.

    First Aid Kit:

    • A well-stocked first aid kit that is easily accessible and contains items such as bandages, antiseptics, sterile gloves, scissors, pain relief medication, and eye wash solution.

    Spill Control Equipment:

    • Spill Kits: Containing materials like absorbents, neutralizers, and containment tools for dealing with accidental spills of fuels or chemicals.

    Respiratory Protection:

    • Dust Masks or Respirators: To protect against inhaling harmful dusts and fumes. The type of respiratory protection should be appropriate for the level of exposure and type of materials handled.

    Fall Protection Equipment:

    • Safety Harnesses: For personnel working at heights, including rails or lifeline systems where necessary.
    • Guardrails and Safety Nets: On elevated platforms, around open pits, or where there’s a risk of falling.

    Emergency Eye Wash Stations and Safety Showers:

    • Accessible in areas where chemicals are handled, to provide immediate decontamination.

    Signage and Barrier Systems:

    • Warning Signs: Clearly marking hazardous areas, material storage locations, and emergency exits.
    • Barriers: Temporary or permanent barriers to restrict unauthorized access to dangerous areas.

    Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Systems:

    • Devices used to lock out equipment during maintenance or servicing, preventing unexpected startup or release of stored energy.

    Communication Devices:

    • Two-way radios or mobile phones for maintaining communication, especially in large plants or in the case of an emergency.

    This checklist serves as a foundation, but it is crucial to assess specific risks associated with the particular mini asphalt plant and operations undertaken, as additional equipment may be necessary. Regular training and drills should also be conducted to ensure all personnel know how to properly use safety equipment and respond to emergencies.


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