Chop at it like it is wood and you can cut it into pieces that you can use. The horseshoe shaped scraper is on a pivot arm designed to follow the contour of the asphalt. It is 100% solvent free contains no isocyanides and will not shrink upon cure. High production can be achieved using a rubberized asphalt pumper kettle, with heated hose and agitation. Melter Applicator will be delivered to your local Freight terminal or to commercial addresses Hawaii, Alaska, and international shipping can be added on checkout.
If you place it in the melted material and submerge it, you will experience faster melting and be more productive. Note: When comparing rubberized crack filler, keep in mind that each manufacturer has a different sized box 30-60 lbs. If you're on the job and only use half of the material, simply shut the burner off and allow the remaining rubber to cool back to a solid state. In the future I would go with a product that cures to a hard consistency. The colder or windier it is, the longer it will take to melt rubber. The valve will open and liquid crack sealer will flow down the application spout out into a horseshoe shaped scraper.
The expected margins that can be earned when sealing cracks are around 70%. Generally, liquid pour is water-based and only lasts for 6 months to a year. Its halo shape allows for more even heating of the rubberized crack material, reducing crystallization, a common problem for crack fill contractors. In the spring, I'll know if it was all worth it. Rated 5 out of 5 by Joelboneconobee from I will never use the cold crack filler again.
Other units on the market shoot the flame at the front of the unit which only heats the bottom front portion of the push melter. This product has a tenacious bond to pretty much any surface it touches, so it will not come out of an asphalt crack. The operator finds the crack fill getting too thick, realizes the burner has gone out, and then has to hopefully clear the built-up propane before re-lighting the machine and then waiting for the material to come back up to temperature. The Two-Burner Advantage: Having dual sealed burners means that you are in complete control. Without going into a lot of detail about the process, it generally takes between 1 - 2. You could painstakingly melt it into deep cracks, but any of it that stays on the surface will pick up on tires.
I did that at first, threw the chunks back into the box, and then waited a few days to fill the cracks. So the first order of business was to put a chunk in the freezer overnight, then break it into manageable pieces with a large hammer and chisel. This worked very well to seal driveway cracks and edges. The control is in your hands. Quality and Reliability We understand how important it is to have a reliable equipment to get your crack jobs done professionally.
Simply open the top lid of the kettle. I would not bother freezing again, just use the axe. The same applies to crack sealer blocks. Or if you still have cracks to clean, just turn them on low using the front control panel or run a single burner to maintain temperatures when you have time. We have spent countless hours developing these machines with tour in house engineer. Used a coffee can on a old electric camp cook top. Not only does our hot applied crack sealant prevent further cracks from developing, but it also provides a long-term repair solution, as well as a much more attractive appearance.
Sprinkled sand on top so I could walk on right away. Design Innovations Improve Safety and Reliability: Sealed burner designs are protected from the wind, so you get consistent heat without the annoying flame-outs that torch designs are susceptible to. About Us Pavemade provides innovative and quality pavement repair and maintenance solutions. The rubber based compounds in the material have oil based properties which allow for better bonding to the crack walls and takes way longer to breakdown compared to water-based. Local store prices may vary from those displayed.
This prevents water from getting into the asphalt cracks eroding the foundation or freezing and expanding and causing further damage to the asphalt investment. The Crack Rite ® 30 Gallon Hot Pour Joint Sealant Melter is designed for Direct Fire Joint Sealants. Crack Filling Equipment Crack Filling Melters Crack Sealing Equipment Crack Sealing Melters Direct-Fire Melters SealMaster® Direct-Fire Crack filling and crack sealing equipment sets the industry standard for Direct-Fire melter applicators for hot rubberized asphalt crack sealing materials. Any unopened and unused machines qualify for a full refund within 14 days of receipt. The two biggest variables to consider are outside temperature and wind. Smooth rolling with less force required, reducing operator fatigue even on inclines. Some people freeze the filler and then bust it up.
Prices, promotions, styles, and availability may vary. Place your block of crack filler into the main chamber. We understand that you need quality sealcoating equipment and supplies to get the job done right. Comes in two 25lb pkgs. Common uses include asphalt and concrete crack sealing, loop detector joint filling and foundation spraying.
On the push melters, you'll find that the wheels will build up rubber as you roll over filled cracks and this can become quite annoying. This seems pliable enough to last. And I'm not even going into all the intense labor this product needs for a diy application, which it is not really designed for, but plenty of other reviewers have mentioned that already. This Crack-Rite material worked exactly as I hoped, filled the big cracks and yet smoothed over nicely on adjoining pre-heated asphalt, making a perfect seal. Although this melter can be free-standing on a job site use the included handles to lift and move it , it can also be bolted to a truck or trailer for portability, with dual lid locks to keep material from spilling out when you are on the move. Whether you are a professional contractor, property manager, or a home owner we manufacture the machines and supplies so you can roll out world-class roadways.