AVAD Bitumen provides a state-of-the-art bitumen smelter for the duration of a road contract.


The AVAD Bitumen smelter is provided for the duration of a road contract or on a longer term when operating at a bitumen distribution terminal. The Model CR-10 is a complete and fully self-contained unit which is installed into a standard 20ft. container. The smelter is designed to carefully liquefy bitumen supplied in AVAD Bitumen crates, with minimum energy consumption and manpower effort.


Storage capacity


Total installed electric power

Fuel Consumption


10 tons per hour (4/5 AVAD bitumen crates)

Approx. 18 tons liquefied bitumen

11,793 kg

16.57 kW

4 litre diesel per ton liquefied bitumen


AVAD crate on the loading platform of the Smelter

The AVAD crate dispenses the bitumen bags

Dropped bitumen bag inside the smelter

Control Panel – Diesel Burners – Thermo-Oil Circulation

The AVAD Smelter with auxiliaries to load tank trucks with hot bitumen

Schematic drawing of the AVAD Smelter

Continous and safe operations is assure by dependable control instruments and quality branded auxiliary equipment. Importantly these items are all of standard design, assuring easy maintenance, spare parts availability and thus reliable production.

The unit is designed for both, mobile deployment and fixed stationary operation.

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