Asphalt driveways and pavements can show wear and tear over time. Fortunately, a quick repair using a melter kettle can bring life to worn-down pathways before cracks turn into potholes. If the damage is not extensive yet, you want a road crack filler machine that is reliable, and within a reasonable price for either personal or professional use, the RynoWorx RY10MK Melter Kettle is a top choice of many.
What is the fluid capacity? What is the burner type?
The RynoWorx RY10MK Melter Kettle is a road crack filler machine with a 10-gallon capacity, which makes it perfect for surface level cracks, as well as small to medium areas. However, if you're going to use this melter kettle equipment for large areas, you don't have to worry. It can quickly melt unmelted crack fillers thanks to its burner type torch with a BTU rating of 150,000 per hour. This only means that regardless of how small or extensive the cracked area is for repair, you can always melt materials with ease. This Rynoworx melter model can provide you with 400 feet of melted filler in just an hour. In a day, you'll get as much as 3,200 feet. The heating torch runs on propane. How about mixing control? A manual agitation is available for suitable material mixing according to your liking.
Will it provide the right melted filler temperature?
A melted filler should reach a specific temperature before applying to cracks. To ensure this, melter kettles have a built-in thermometer. However, since this machine vibrates when in use, it's harder to get a more accurate reading. So, RynoWorx added glycerine in the thermometer to address and resolve this frequent inaccurate temperature readings. By doing so, glycerine makes the thermometer steadier than conventional thermometers.
How large is the installed valve?
The RY10MK melter model uses a 2" molasses valve type. The melted filler can easily pass through the valve without any problems. If there are chunks of unmelted rubber, you can rely on the machine's built-in strainer to stop it from flowing on to the pavement and ruining your entire project.
Are there any safety features?
Rynoworx added two safety features to this melter kettle. First, it has 1/2" holes for vehicle mounting. It also has a latch to secure the lid, ensuring the hot melted filler stay inside the machine and not spill.