Vent 3-way valve at supply tank end, so that pump can draw the material out of the filling hose.
After draining filling hose, place intake valve lever (4) down for circulation of material in tank.
Filling Through Manhole.
Should pump fail to function properly, check, clean, and reinstall discharge strainer (para 3-13).
If you do not want material to enter pump and circulating system, have intake valve lever (27, fig. 1-1 ) in
extreme up position
If you expect to heat material further in distributor, allow sufficient space for expansion
If distributor is to be filled with hot bitumen, proceed cautiously if there is any moisture in tank, or if
emulsion was used in the previous load VV-D-1078A may be used to prevent foaming
The discharge filter often becomes clogged when the manhole strainer is not used, or when rags and debris are
Place the control levers (see fig. 2-9 for location) in the following positions
Quadrant Control Lever - Circulate and fill
Intake Valve Lever - Down
Butterfly Valve Lever - Out (normal)
Drain Valve Lever - Forward
Transfer Valve Lever - Distribute
Vacu-flo Valve Lever - Up