This Seam Heater can heat an area of one foot wide by 24 feet long when opened to its operating position. The EXT version has six separate four foot heating sections that can be turned on and off independent from one another.
This unit is so versatile that it can be attached to a variety of pavers on either side. With an optional automatic thermo output control, this Seam Heater has the capability of maintaining a joint temperature of 250 degrees at paving speeds up to 40 feet per minute on an average day.
This unit is typically used during the paving process to heat a previously laid asphalt mat’s edge while the paver lays its adjoining hot mix. Projects the are being used on include; highways, roads, large parking lots, night work, airport taxiways and runways.