Asphalt Hot Boxes

Asphalt Hot Boxes are essentially large ovens used for maintaining the temperature of asphalt, and Proteus has been helping utilities and contractors since 1985 when we introduced the first Hot Box to the UK. Now more than 20 years on we are able to offer the benefit of our experience coupled with a vast range of units to suit all requirements.

All our Hot Boxes are British-built asphalt containers, with hoses and fittings complying to British Standards.

There are three main categories of tarmac Hot Box, with various models in each. In addition we also have three more ‘special’ Box types. Please click one of the links in order to find out more about the different models available in that category:

Warm Box for Cold Lay

Despite the name, cold lay material is easiest to use when it is slightly warm. If left to go truly cold, it can become tough and unworkable, and with this

Micro Hot Boxes

Micro Hot Boxes are ultra-portable electric asphalt containers for small reinstatements. When used in conjunction with a larger Hot Box, they can completely negate the need to use costly cold

Demountable Hot Box

These boxes are available in various capacities to suit different sizes of vehicle. All our demountable units use our clean-burning, gentle thermostatically-controlled gas heating system. These Mobile Hot Boxes can

Static Hot Box

A Proteus static Hot Box is the ideal way to reduce costs on small blacktop works. They allow you to buy materials in bulk, store them on-site or in your

Towable Hot Boxes

Proteus now offers two models of towable, trailer-mounted asphalt Hot Box, available to purchase, or for long-term and short-term hires. We have been producing the current HB2T model for over

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Supplying equipment for the road surfacing industry since 1985, and is now the leading supplier of asphalt Hot Boxes, asphalt duvets, and environmentally-friendly fluids.