DECANT AND MELTBitumen Drum Decanters

Designed for ease of operation and to provide the most efficient system for ensuring a high throughput of drummed bitumen.

Parker Drum Decanters and Melters are primarily used with asphalt mixing plants in territories where bitumen in bulk is either not available or regular supplies are unreliable and bitumen stored in drums is used as an alternative.

Drum Decanters

Parker 4DD | 6DD

The Parker type 4DD Drum Decanter is the most widely used equipment of its type in the world, capable of processing up to 4 tonnes of bitumen per hour.

Designed for use in association with bulk storage tanks the melted bitumen is automatically transferred from the decanter reservoir to the storage tank during the decanting process.

Also available is larger type twin rail 6DD decanter which is capable of up to 6 tonnes per hour.

  • Bitumen decanting solutions for remote locations
  • Hourly throughput up to 4 tonnes per hour
  • Hydraulically operated loading system
  • Ten drum trolleys supplied as standard
  • Direct oil fired and thermal oil heating options
  • Thermostatically controlled temperature
  • Float switch operated transfer of bitumen via pump
  • Fully insulated and clad heating chamber
  • Static or mobile decanters available
  • Easy to operate and simple to maintain


Drum Decanters With Storage

Parker Cartemelter MLT1 | MLT2

The Cartemelter MLT decanters are designed for use where lower daily outputs of bitumen are required and have the added benefit of a larger built in reservoir which can be utilised as a storage tank for the product.

The MLT 1 is capable of decanting up to 1 tonne per hour and has a storage capacity of 9,000 litres, the MLT 2 is capable of decanting up to 2 tonnes per hour and has a 16,000 litre storage capacity.

Ideal for use with lower output asphalt plants, to supply bitumen sprayers or other processes.

  • High degree of fabrication integrity
  • Reservoir capacities of 9,000 and 16,000 litres
  • Units capable of processing 1 and 2 tonnes per hour
  • Direct oil fired heating system
  • Thermostatically controlled temperature
  • High density insulation and robust external finish
  • Good access for operators
  • Easy to operate & require minimal maintenance
  • Skid mounted or mobile versions available
  • Rapid on site set up times/ pre wired and tested

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Drum Decanter 4DD
Cartemelter Drum Decanter

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