40+ years on international level.
Since 2007, 12 years
Various Road department heads as well as private contractors, details can be supplied on request
Truck: Normal service intervals as per cab chassis supplier Jetpatcher Unit: Every 240 hours, as per Jetpatcher warranties
Yes, with a PDP
Yes, Initial theoretical (2 days) and practical “on the job” (3 days) training is part of the service Jetpatcher supply when one of the units is bought
Jetpatcher specially formulated Bitumen Emulsion.
Grade A road stone. Depended on the client’s requirement sieve size from 13.2, 9.5, 6.7, and/or 4.75 can be used. We recommend a grading of 9.5nominal and more specific a mixture of 9.5 and 6.7 at a ratio of 50/50 as we found that this gives a better void filling/density.
Full service back up.
Sizes vary from the Series 1000, 2.5m3 – 4m3 up to the Series 2500, 5m3-7m3 units
Dependent on the depth of the hole for instance if the holes average 1m x 1m x 25mm = 60+
potholes per load.
(Asphalt output is 2.4m3 per hour while in continuous use). This depends entirely on the type of repairs and the skill and experience of the crew. The daily average in many market areas varies between 6 and 10m³ per day depending on traveling time between repair areas. Hopper capacity, type of repair work and distances from replenishment stock all affect the productivity. Crews have achieved 12m³ per day. Estimate time it takes to fill a 1m x 1m x 50mm pothole is 7 to 10 minutes.
Yes (can be supplied at an additional cost as per request).
No, Jetpatcher have a unique air compaction system/method. We however recommend a small single drum roller for ensuring a more aesthetic finish. On the bigger areas we will also recommend the use of roller to ensure a quicker stability.
Yes, this helps to the fact that the Jetpatcher is a fully self contained operating unit, with the whole crew on board (no need for an extra vehicle, saving costs).
Yes, although the Jetpatcher is primarily design for pothole filling, it can be used for Overlays,
Single Seals, Double Seals, crack sealing, chip and spray, edge breaks, etc.
In all(or most) of our current contracts, Jetpatcher employs between 25-40 people out of the
communities to fulfill the various functions such as, Traffic control, roving flagmen, Bo-mag
operating, sweeping, cleaning up and loading of machines. There is also a skills transfer program
in place where the local employees get exposed to various subject such as, driver, operator,
traffic controller, quality control, general site management etc. The Jetpatcher family outsourced
the various modules to an accredited training company, to ensure a tangible skill transfer
program be completed, thus giving the candidate a proper referral document for the future.