bituminous distributor

bituminous distributor

[bī¦tüm·ə·nəs dis′trib·yəd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A tank truck having a perforated spray bar and used for pumping hot bituminous material onto the surface of a road or driveway.

bituminous distributor

A truck equipped with a tank body and with a system for pumping hot tar, road oil, or other bituminous material through a perforated spray bar at the rear; used to lay down a surface coating of the bituminous material.
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Etnyre & Go, Oregon, IL, has come a long way over the past 100 years, since the days when their bituminous distributor was powered by horses and controlled by hand.