Asphalt Barrel Melters

Vertical Tanks Portable Tanks Horizontal Tanks Direct-Fired Tanks Electrically-Heated Liquid Additive Systems Barrel Melters


CEI Asphalt Barrel Melters are used to heat and reliquefy asphalt that is shipped in barrels. Barrel melters are typically used at remote facilities that are not conveniently served by rail or barge. 

Incoming barrels of asphalt are opened, and loaded upside-down onto the barrel melter’s internal chain drive.

Heating coils inside the barrel melter significantly raise the tank’s internal temperature. As the barrels travel along the length of the tank, the internal temperature melts the asphalt in the barrels. The asphalt drops from the barrels, and collects in the bottom of the tank. The reliquefied AC is heated to mix temperature before being transferred to storage tanks or mix equipment.

Cutaway Illustration of CEI Asphalt Barrel Melter