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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With two (2) wheel rear drive and equipped with bituminous distributor unit installed and prepared for immediate use.
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.
For this work, bituminous distributors, spreaders, and rollers are needed, and usually a grader or maintainer.