can be used to minimize stockpile segregation when used in conjunction with a stacker belt.
a stockpile is created with a truck or loader, it should be
Additional layers can then be placed on top of the lower layers to create a stockpile with minimal segregation of sizes. Equipment should not be used to push or dump aggregates over the side
of a stockpile. and stockpile
Aggregate degradation contamination can be
heavy equipment is not
The loader is NOT removing aggregate from the stockpile in a perpendicular direction.
is used to move stockpiles with a stacker belt, removal
loader bucket materials will
from digging into the floor underneath the stockpile, contaminate the aggregate. When feeding a plant from
as underlying a stockpile the
loader operator should disturb the least amount of The loader bucket should be rolled up through adjacent material.
aggregate with each bucket of material. the stockpile to keep from disturbing
If a stockpile does become segregated, the loader operator should re-mix the material before feeding it to the plant. Be careful not to make the segregation worse when re- mixing a stockpile. Discourage a loader operator from feeding one or two bucket of coarse aggregate then one or two buckets of fine aggregate into a cold feed bin in an
effort to reblend the material. moisture content, asphalt content,
This practice will cause voids, and stabilities.
fashion, starting with a cold feed storage bin feeding continuous flows of aggregates from the coldfeed bins. The virgin aggregates are fed into a drier drum where they are heated and dried. Upon exiting the drier drum, heated aggregates are carried by a hot elevator to
the screen deck where they into specific sizes. An different aggregate sizes
are separated example of contained in