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Manufacturer: Marathon Equipment Inc.


Diesel Fired Rubberized Compound Melting Kettles
These gravity feed units are oil jacketed, diesel fired and diesel powered. They are designed for crack filling and waterproofing. They also offer the convenience and safety of a single fuel source making them efficient and economical to run. Available in 145, 245 and 400 gallon capacities.

· Heavy duty channel iron frame.
· Long lasting all welded construction.
· Industrial grade wide track axles with leaf spring
suspension and electric brakes.
· Adjustable hitch with 3” pintle eye and safety chains.
· Thick sheet metal panels exceed the standard used
in competitive products.
· 2” material dispensing valve.
· Low center of gravity for safe towing, superior rear
visibility and ease of operation.
· Automatic temperature control for quick heating,
self-igniting diesel burner with built-in out-fire safety
· Reverse loading material lid provides safe, antisplash
loading of material.
· Well insulated material vat and firing chamber
provides optimum fuel economy.
· Full sweep, reciprocating, non-jamming agitation is
hydraulically driven.
· Easy to read, rear mounted material and oil
· Conveniently located heavy duty, adjustable screw
type jack.
· Exhaust stack(s) with rain cover.
· All necessary stop, turn, and marker lights.
· Increased corrosion resistance with epoxy primer
and standard blue paint finish.

· 200,000 BTU hand held torch with 15ft. hose.
· 110 volt, 1500 watt overnight heater(s) – may
require one or two.
· Electric breakaway switch with battery.
· Hydraulic surge brakes.
· 10lb. fire extinguisher with bracket.
· 3” material dispensing valve.
· Tool box.
· Strobe light.
· Spare tire & rim.
· Customer’s choice of standard paint colour.


Shipping Weight 2950lbs (1341kg) 3400lbs (1545kg) 3800lbs (1727kg)

Overall Length 148” (375cm) 172” (437cm) 202” (513cm)
Overall Width 80” (203cm) 80” (203cm) 80” (203cm)
Overall Height 56” (142cm) 68” (173cm) 65” (165cm)
Loading Height 48” (122cm) 52” (132cm) 55” (140cm)

Material Vat 145 gal (548 L) 245 gal (926 L) 370 gal (1399 L)
Heat Transfer Oil 28 gal (106 L) 35 gal (132 L) 55 gal (208 L)
Diesel Fuel Capacity 21 gal (79 L) 21 gal (79 L) 21 gal (79 L)
Diesel Engine 6hp Kubota 6hp Kubota 6hp Kubota
Burner One 280,000 BTU One 320,000 BTU Two 320,000 BTU

Axle(s) Single, drop center Tandem Tandem
Capacity 7000lbs (3182kg) 12,000lbs (5454kg) 12,000lbs (5454kg)
Tires – size (2) 225/75/R15 (4) 225/75/R15 (4) 225/75/R15
*All units are also produced with propane heating systems. Specifications subject to change without notice.