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Preliminary testing for determining the mix quality

  • The laboratory foamed bitumen plant performs a series of precise measurements to determine the optimum foamed bitumen properties.
  • The different parameters can be varied quite easily during the process.
  • The high-quality machine is perfectly tailored for use in cold recycling and complies with the high quality standards set by testing laboratories.

Technical Highlights

Learn more about the highlights and benefits of the WIRTGEN Ancillary equipment

  1. Producing foamed bitumen of high quality

    • High-quality bitumen injection nozzle
      Special, high-precision bitumen injection nozzle with expansion chamber to ensure optimum bitumen foaming behaviour.
    • Fully heated bitumen system
      All components transporting bitumen are heated to ensure reliable sample production.
    • Highest metering accuracy
      Calibrated bitumen flow and precise process water settings to determine the optimum foamed bitumen quality.
  2. Efficient manufacture of test specimens

    • Extremely simple, tried-and-tested process
      Compactor including vibrating hammer for the anufacture of test specimens.
    • Defined impact energy
      Powerful vibrating hammer with heavy-duty tamping foot.
    • Optimum compaction
      Effortless monitoring of the path-controlled and time-controlled compaction process.
    • Standardized process
      Tried-and-tested method in the industry.
  3. Mobile design

    • Mobile concept
      The foamed bitumen plant and laboratory mixer are mounted on wheels to allow easy repositioning.
    • Compact machine dimensions
      Compact machines to allow flexible handling in the laboratory.
    • Integrated air compressor
      Optional air compressor to allow operation without an external compressed air supply.
  4. Simple, intuitive operating concept

    • Ergonomic design
      Ergonomically designed controls for intuitive operation.
    • Clarity
      Clearly and logically structured control panels for straightforward, intuitive operation.
    • Simple variation of parameters WLB 10 S
      Quick and highly precise variation of parameters to produce the best foamed bitumen quality within a short period of time.
  5. Perfect mixes

    • High mixing intensity
      Powerful twin-shaft compulsory mixer with mixing blades manufactured from highly wear-resistant material for optimum, real-life mixing results.
    • Variable speed settings
      Continuously adjustable mixing speed and separately adjustable mixing time.
    • Broader range of applications
      The laboratory mixer can be used independently to produce a wide range of different mix compositions.
    • Perfectly matched machinery
      Laboratory mixer and foamed bitumen plant can be connected quite easily to allow direct discharge of the bitumen foam into the mixer.

Technical specifications

Detailed information about the WLB 10 S

Model WLB 10 S
Dimensions (LxWxH) 1,450 x 685 x 1,345 mm4.9 x 2.3 x 4 ′ 5 ″
Bitumen pump electrically heated gear pumpelectrically heated gear pump
Bitumen temperature 140 - 200 °C284 - 392 °F
Water quantity 0 - 5 % of bitumen0 - 5 % of bitumen
Air pressure 0 - 10 bar0 - 10 bar
Electrical system suitable for various mains systemssuitable for various mains systems
Own weight 270 kg595 lbs
WLB 10 S i Dimensions (LxWxH) 1,450 x 685 x 1,345 mm4.9 x 2.3 x 4 ′ 5 ″ Bitumen pump electrically heated gear pumpelectrically heated gear pump Bitumen temperature 140 - 200 °C284 - 392 °F Water quantity 0 - 5 % of bitumen0 - 5 % of bitumen Air pressure 0 - 10 bar0 - 10 bar Electrical system suitable for various mains systemssuitable for various mains systems Own weight 270 kg595 lbs

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Market-leading and cutting-edge products for the Road and Mineral Technologies business sectors are constructed at the WIRTGEN brand headquarters in Windhagen, Rhineland-Palatinate. With its innovative, high-performance and cost-efficient products and technologies for cold milling, soil stabilization, hot and cold recycling, concrete paving and surface mining, WIRTGEN leads the world market in road construction and repair, as well as in mining natural rock and pay minerals.

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