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DCR’s Full Size Sand Heaters

DCR’S Sand heaters are all self-contained with a rotary drum, feed hopper, slinger conveyor, seal burner assembly and controls mounted on a portable 16 inch H-Beam frame.

DCR has the ready mix supplier in mind by designing the best equipment for the least amount of money with the latest technology.

Full Sized Sand Heaters West Fargo ND DCR

What are the benefits from using DCR’s Sand Heaters?

DCR has design, engineered, and patented the rubber tire drive system which reduces horse power, maintenance, and won’t slip on frosty mornings. DCR’s sand heaters are the only sand heaters in the world that will have these rubber tire drive system.

Don’t let the weather stop you from getting the job done. Continue your concrete jobs even when the seasons change.  Our sand heaters allow you to have the ability to produce quality concrete when the temperature dips below freezing.

Only DCR’s sand heaters are equipped with a burner that is 30% more efficient than any of our competition.

Sand heating that lasts. Using DCR’s sand heaters, sand that has been heated and stored will retain the heat for up to a week.

Why are DCR Sand Heater’s the best?

The DCR Sand heater provides a more consistent blend, eliminating lumps, improves plant flow, which enhances the concrete mixes. This also improves plant capacity, lowers maintenance and labor costs. Hot sand has a longer retention of heat which mean more customers at a greater distance. Hot sand uses less energy then water and makes it easier to meet concrete specifications for those tough jobs.


  • A drum rolled of high strength steel and special flight design to provide peak performance for the ready mix supplier. The drum is driven by DCR patented rubber tire drive system which reduces horse power, maintenance, and won’t slip on frosty mornings. The drive system works like a 4 wheel drive pickup to give maximized traction.
Drum Sand Heaters DCR West Fargo ND


  • A sealed-in burner with a 90 degree temp raise so even on cold days a contractor can meet production rates. All sand heaters are set to run on natural gas, or vapor propane with optional Fuel Oil. The direct drive blower with 12 oz pressure uses less horsepower with more heat retained in the rotary drum. Burner control sys-tem strokes burner from low fire to max fire. This with variable frequency drive on feed hop-per give a wider range of control for the con-tractor.
Burner Sand Heaters DCR West Fargo ND

Feed Bin

  • A 12 foot by 7 foot bin only 6 feet deep with a 60 degree side slope. A 4 inch grate mounted on top keep frozen chunk from plugging the feed belt. A 24 inch wide belt with a 10 inch lagged head pulley for sure flow is controlled by a 3 hp ac motor and a variable frequency provides for a wide range of feed ratios for better temp control. A self-cleaning tail pulley with manual adjustment on take up bearings is provided.
Feed Bin Sand Heaters DCR West Fargo ND

Sling Conveyor

  • A 24 inch wide belt with a 10 inch lagged head pulley for sure traction and a self-cleaning tail with manual adjustable take ups bearings. A direct drive gearbox with a 2 horsepower motor increases safety and decreases maintenance.
Sling Conveyor Sand Heaters DCR West Fargo ND


  • All Breakers and Starter including discharge conveyor (sized to customers conveyor) are Square D. Includes a v/f (variable frequency) drive on drum and feed hopper. Electrical mounted in cabinet on main frame with stop/ start buttons mounted on cabinet. Landing jacks front and back with bolt on stands on feed bin end so no blocking needed. Cover for burner has been added to keep snow off of burner.
Electrical Box Sand Heaters DCR West Fargo ND

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