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Bitumen Transportation

The Parker Bitumen Transporter range of heated road tankers provides the ideal solution for the transportation of bulk bitumen over long distances.

Fully compliant with ADR regulations concerning the transportation of hot bitumen products the transporters are of rugged construction for both on and off highway use.

To maintain the product temperature on long journeys the Transporter has a fully automatic, thermostatically controlled, direct oil fired heating system powered from the towing vehicle’s 24 volt batteries complete with high temperature cut out and independent fuel tank.

The product can be loaded, circulated or discharged using the fully integrated submerged pumping system which is driven by an on board auxiliary engine. Product can also be off-loaded by gravity using the main discharge valve mounted in a hot box on the bottom of the tank.


  • Capacities from 24,000 litres to 48,000 litres
  • Two/three axle chassis depending on capacity
  • Fully compliant with ADR regulations
  • High density insulation and robust external finish
  • Thermostatically controlled system
  • Self contained heating system to maintain product temperature
  • Integral pump permitting loading and discharge of product
  • Easy to operate and requires minimal maintenance

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Features


Construction

  • Strong and rugged construction
  • Internal anti surge plates to minimise product movement during transportation
  • Designed for on & off road operation

ADR Regulation

  • Fully compliant with ADR Regulations
  • Suitable for the carriage of elevated temperature liquids
  • Non-pressurised tank operations

Insulation / Finish

  • Excellent thermal resistance
  • 100mm high density mineral wool lagging
  • Staggered joints reduce heat loss
  • Weatherproof cladding

Heating System

  • Fully automatic high efficiency burners
  • 250 litre burner fuel tank
  • Flame tubes protected by stainless steel liners
  • Fuel line protected by thermal fuse

Pumping System

  • Integral pump
  • Hydraulically driven by auxiliary engine
  • 30,000 litre per hour capacity
  • Can be used to load or offload product

Controls

  • Easy and simple to operate
  • Distance reading type thermometer calibrated in degrees centigrade and a digital temperature read out
  • Thermostatic control of heating system

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