What’s a Heat Lance?
-High Velocity, High Temperature Hot Air-
The Ultimate Pavement Preparation Tool!
LAB Heat Lances are used to dry and prepare pavement cracks, potholes and distressed pavement surfaces prior to installation of repair materials. Separate valves which control the mixture of fuel and compressed air at the point of combustion allow the operator infinite control. Heat lances are often called a variety of names such as hot air lance, hot compressed air lance, HCAL, air lance, turbo torch and hot air blaster.
Hot Air Lance in Action
Air Lance Features and Benefits:
- Remove vegetation and debris
- Warm pavement surfaces
- Quick and easy operation
- Dry moist pavement defects
- High temperature Hot Air- reduces surface impingement
- Temperatures of up to 3000 degrees fahrenheit
- Velocity of up to 3000 ft per second
- Re-Melt and smoothing existing pavement repairs
Use Hot Air Lances To…
- Dry, clean pavement cracks & joints of loose dirt and debris prior to crack sealing.
- Removal of moisture from surface areas prior to applying surface coatings.
- Removal of moisture from saw cuts after water blasting.
- Dry and warm pavement surface prior to the application of line striping material.
- Remelt or remove excessive sealant material from surfaces and airport runways.
- Removal of oil & grease deposits from the pavement.
- Removal of thermoplastic line striping tape material.
- Removal of metal life lite castings from roadways.
- Prepare pothole prior to filling.
- Removal of thermoplastic and water based painted pavement surfaces.