DOT'N LINE THERMOPLASTIC EXTRUSION AND COLD PAINT AIRLESS APPLICATION
The BM 5500 series provides you with a variety of high capacity line marking machines designed for large scale jobs such as marking highways, motorways or airport runways.The BM 5500 DL CA is a combination machine that can be used for applying both thermoplastic and cold paint markings in various widths.Equipped with a new Deutz diesel engine, the BM 5500 meets the EU Stage IV final (Stage V ready) and US Tier 4 emissions standards. The engine room is also designed to offer you easy access and servicing of the machine through large doors to the engine room.The cold paint material tank capacity is 440 L and the plastic material tank is 585 L The possibility of the large material capacity naturally gives fewer stops during the day for refilling.The BM 5500 has a two-seat slidable drive and operator section for flexible working on the left or right side.
Line types that can be applied with this equipment
The material tank is fitted with two larger filling holes, this makes the filling process easy to manage. In addition, the large filling holes also make cleaning of the tanks more accessible.Agitator (mixer) Driven by a hydraulic motor and with the manually operated reversing valve.
Non-pressurized thermoplastic tank, indirectly heated via heat transfer oil. The thermal oil and thermoplastic material temperature is thermostatically controlled and regulated automatically according to the settingsBurner systemDiesel burner system for heating of the thermal oil (and thermoplastic). Propane burner is available on demand.Vertical agitator (mixer)With hydraulic transmission. Heated center pipe for efficient uniform temperature control. Perfect melting & homogenization of the thermoplastic. Stable construction with foundation and bearings at the top of the material tank.
The Dot’n line system offers a three-in-one solution for thermoplastic markings. This equipment can apply flat lines, dots and unique combination of lines and dots using only one extruder head.In the drawing you can see examples of different valve set-ups giving different widths. The total line width can be between 30-50 cm depending on the set-up. The line width starts at 5 cm and can be built up to 50 cm with 5 cm standard shutters.
By using two sets of shutters the base line has time to cure slightly before the Dots are applied. Consequently, the Dots will settle on top of the line with sharp edges, securing the optimum retroreflection.The diameter of dots can be chosen between ø18 and ø 45 mm depending on the chosen drum. The number of dots/meter is 15-35 dots and is controlled by the LineMaster.The shutters have no contact with the high tensile steel drum and therefore wear is minimalized and lifetime is prolonged.Effective heating of the complete unit using a centrifugal pump, 42 L/min, hydraulically driven.Pneumatically controlled quick cleaning systemfor removal of solids left in the extrusion slot.It can be activated while extrusion is in processand is only slightly detectable on the line in theform of a moderate thickening of the layer.Continuous circulation of the thermoplastic material inside the equipment. This avoids settling and catching of solid parts and prevents unnecessary wear of mechanical parts.The application speed depends on the type of application and goes up to 6 km/h.
The transport of material from tank to Dot'n'Line head is done by a hydraulically driven auger screw pump, which is electronically controlled. The screw pump has a permanent thermoplastic re-circulation system, which ensures a constant flow also past the inactive extrusion shutters, keeping solid parts from settling and keeping the equipment ready for working.Build-in pressure regulating system ensures that line width and thickness do not change no matter the number of shutters involved in the current marking assignment.
Having numerous dots in a line gives the light a lot of possible areas to fall onto and create a retro-reflective effect. This is essential for having clear visibility, especially while driving during night time.The drainage effect of the profiled markings ensures that rain water will easily drain away from the lines, thus maintaining high reflective values in rainy weather. This is possible because of the structure that allows the water to drain. Furthermore, the profiled nature of the road marking produces a noise when driven over that will warn the driver against driving off the road.
High-pressure airless spraying uses a high-pressure airless piston pump to spray the paint. This method can apply paints of high viscosity, and apply relatively thick layers in a single pass. However, the paint cannot be mixed in with glass beads as in the case of atomizing spray equipment due to the pump.
Sliding retainer frame, upon which 1-3 paint guns and 1-3 bead guns can be attached as standard. You can also opt for the option wide retainer on which up to 5 paint guns and 5 bead guns can be provided. Easily slideable retainer from side to side for an optimal working position. Ground distance is maintained by retainer wheel to ensure a constant road marking width.Lifting of retainer is done from the operator's seat. The machine can be equipped with multiple material tanks, so that dual-color marking can be carried out.Working speed can be up to 15 km/h depending on the conditions, e.g. material, line type, and operator experience.
Automatic high-performance spray gun. Nozzle set for water-based, solvent-based and high solid paints. Possibility to apply line widths up to 25 cm with standard nozzles depending on line thickness, work conditions, and application speed. You can also choose from a wide range of nozzle sizes depending on your requirements. High-pressure filter unit with integrated pulsation damper. Easy cleaning and maintenance.
High-pressure airless spraying uses a high-pressure airless piston pump to spray the paint. The airless spray paint is sharper and smoother than atomized spray as there is no high-speed airflow to scatter any rebounding paint. The marked lines are neat and more clear-cut compared to atomizing spray paint. This method can apply paints of high viscosity, and apply relatively thick layers in a single pass. However, the paint cannot be mixed in with glass beads as in the case of atomizing spray equipment due to the pump.
10L pressure solvent tank for cleaning of hoses and paint guns.
The Borum LineMaster control unit is an easy way of setting and controlling your line marking jobs. The LineMaster is attached to the operator's section of the machine and gives you full control of all your line marking tasks, from line application and pre-marking to reporting and invoicing. It is possible to store up to 99 different line types, and to arrange these in up to 30 different marking programs. You are also able to pre-set line widths, line types and different combinations to have them ready for marking, and can instantly adjust them on the go.Furthermore, you are able to view the status of various parts of the machine (e.g. compressor) on the computer screen that will help with correctly maintaining the machine and avoiding break downs.