Description: This Patcher consists of a Binder Tank placed on the truck chassis between the cab and body. A tipping body is fitted with rear mounted tray and chutes for ease of access to chippings.
Binder Capacity: 900 litres.
Chip Capacity: 3,500 kg [for 7,500kg truck]
Tank: Mild Steel shell insulated with wire-backed rockwool insulation and clad in aluminium sheeting.
Heating: Gas fired through an internal flue. Diesel burner can be fitted
Drive: Hydraulic motor drive to the binder pump from truck hydraulic system
Pumping: Binder is pumped through a positive displacement pump.
Spraying: Binder sprayed through a manual spray lance with 4m long hose.
Gauges: Temperature gauge fitted to the tank.Pressure gauge fitted on the spraying line.
Controls: Binder spray control by gate valve on spray lance.
Body: Body divided to take varying sizes of chippings. Two chutes fitted with clamshell closing action allowing chippings supply into rear chip tray located at a convenient height for workmen. Hydraulically operated compactor platform fitted at rear.
Fittings: Orange flashing warning light fitted. Men at work sign fitted. Reflective warning signs fitted. Side rails and lighting to DoE specification.