LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS -- CONTINUED.
Table 2. BMPM Components -- Right-Rear View.
Left spraydown hose
Used to lubricate left areas of BMPM to keep material from
hardening on surfaces.
Access pathway for incoming air to engine.
Radiator fill port
Access opening to maintain or refill engine coolant.
Hopper wing sight gauges
Used as a visual reference point for the operator driving the
Attaches screed to drive unit of BMPM.
Controls and forms edge on the finished paving surface being
Hydraulic motor which spins augers and routes hydraulic
pressure to conveyor motors.
An Underwriter s Laboratory (UL)-certified fire extinguisher
with a minimum rating of 10 B:C, designed to cover diesel
fuel, oil, and electrical fires that may occur on a BMPM, is
securely mounted on a bracket found on the stairway.
Hydraulic motor bends screed to crown or valley, Controlled
Screed operator platform
Screed operator(s) station during paving operations.
Used to store operator tools and Basic Issue Items (BII) (TM