BM-08 (Thermic Fluid Heating System) & BM-08DH (Flue Gas Heating System)

The bitumen melter is designed to decant bitumen from drums and heat the melted bitumen to pumping temperature for transfer to adjacent tanks for further processing or also to act as a hot box for storage of bitumen.
The top cover is removed from the bitumen drums with a drum cutter and inverted and placed on the trays in the trolley for drums. Up to a maximum of 32 drums can be pushed inside the hot box at a time. The temperature inside the hot box melts the bitumen and the drums are decanted.

Heating System Variants

The Bitumen Melter is available in 2 variants depending on the incorporated heating systems.

The BM-08 incorporates a Thermic Fluid Heating System to melt the Bitumen.

The BM-08DH incorporates a Flue Gas Heating System to melt the Bitumen.


Rugged design with steel walls and stiffners outside. Complete area is covered with rock wool of 50 mm thk and covered with a GI or aluminium cladding.

Simple to Operate

Platform Trolley is at Ground Level which eliminates additional effort.

Well designed Drum Handler is provided which drastically eases the handling of the drums.


Limit Switches are provided at all possible places.

Anti Skid coating on the ends of trolley platform.

 Proquip Model BM08 (Thermic Fluid Heating System)Proquip Model BM08-DH (Flue Gas Heating System)
Production rate6-8 TPH6-8 TPH
Bitumen temperature120 ° C120 ° C
Number of drums per batch3232
Thermal capacity of oil heater 5,00,000 kCal/hNA
Thermal oil temperature200°-240° CNA
Total power 38 kWNA
Burner fuel typeNALight oil viscosity @20 deg C 6 mm2/sec
Thermal power-outputNA28-60kW x 2 Nos.
Fuel ConsumptionNA2.3-5 kg/hr x 2 burners
Total weight22.8 tons22.8 tons

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Proquip Technologies - Bitumen Melter
Proquip Technologies - Bitumen Melter
Proquip Technologies - Bitumen Melter