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Designed to handle the large samples required in Superpave specifications, the SP-55 Quartermaster from Gilson Co. Inc., Lewis Center Ohio, safely and accurately divides any hot-mix asphalt sample for quality control analysis. Field samples of 120 lb or more are reduced, ensuring representative...
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Hoping to grab some popular renown, LeeBoy unveiled its new legend electrically heated screed for commercial-class pavers at ConExpo-Con/Agg. This heating system had previously been available only on larger highway-class pavers. The LeeBoy Legend Electric Screed System is Available on LeeBoy 8500,...
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The 4400-series Meteorlite Self Contained LED warning lights are multi-voltage 12-24 VDC and feature a quaint flash warning mode that can flash randomly, or tow lights can be connected for an alternating flash pattern. The 4400-series LED warning lights from Superior signals Inc., Olathe, Kan., are...
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In its first showing in North America at ConExpo-Con/Agg was the Hamm HD o120V oscillatory roller from Wirtgen America Inc., Antioch, Tenn. It is the Largest Asphalt compactor in North America to incorporate exclusive Hamm Oscillation Technology. This 78 in.-wide, double-drum roller has an...
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Integral noise mufflers on the KPB-series ergonomic paving breakers from Kaeser Compressors Inc., Fredericksburg, Va., reduces noise pollution and the risk of hearing loss. The KPB series is available in 50-, 60- and 90-lb models designs to reduce fatigue. A variety of tools steels such as chisels...
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The AP10055D is a high production 10-ft asphalt paver that features a Cat C7 engine with ACERT Technology, dual operator stations, exclusive Mobil-trac undercarriage or steel-track undercarriage, high-capacity cooling package and Caterpillar’s unique material handling system with independent feeder...
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The Bw284 tandem-drum vibratory roller is specifically designs to meet superpave project demands. It has 84-in. wide drums and has a more efficient, high-performance engine, a revised frame construction and a heavier operating weight than its predecessor from Bomag Americas, Kewanee, Ill. The BW284...
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Combating condensation that can collect in air-powered tools and freeze if the tools are left on a jobsite overnight, Kilfrost from Keystone Lubricants, Linden, N.J., provides lubrication to the tool and also absorbs air-line moisture. Kilfrost liquid lowers the freezing point of condensation ad...
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On a rugged LCD display panel in the cab of an excavator. The MC200 Digger indicated the exact bucket position in real time relative to the desired finished grade to enable automated machine guidance for excavators. A rotating laser, in combination with the laser catcher as reference, provides a...
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Bomag brought to ConExpo-Con/Agg its largest collection of new product introductions in recent memory, according to the company. The introductions included paver, model 815RT, a line of reversible plate compactors, a group of small tandem-drum rollers, a group of larger rollers and two milling...
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GloBug light towers from Multiquip Carson, Calif.. are lightweight and throw glare free light to distances in excess of 150 ft in all directions. The GloBugs are available as stand alone units or with a cart for an optional generator. The light towers have maximum mast heights of 13 ft and 16.5 ft...
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Terex Roadbuilding debuted its new combination material transfer vehicle and paver at ConExpo-Con/Agg2005. Cr662RM RoadMix material transfer vehicle (MTV) is the first and only MTV to re-blend 100% of the asphalt, according to Terex, significantly reducing the chance for particle and thermal...
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With RWIS Online from Surface Systems Inc., St. Louis, Mo., a company eliminates the hassle of network system administration, security and firewalls because the company does not have to buy a server to manage data from their road weather information system. RWIS Online conveniently rolls server...
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John Deere motor graders will have as an option this year the multifunction GraderStick joystick control system from Maddock Industries, Bloomington, Ind. The GraderStick is a single-lever, multifunction joystick that can be added to most existing motor graders and operates all of the hydraulic...
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To help the contractor determine where dirt needs to be scraped off or filled in, Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., has a new suite of 3-D grade control systems that use the Global Positioning System (GPS). The Trimble GCS family of grade control systems provides upgrade options that deliver earthmoving...
Compaction Products
Productivity is maximized with all-wheel steer in four new 80-Series compact wheel loaders from Gehl Co., West Bend, Wis. The Gehl model 280, 480, 480T (telescope) and 680 AWS loaders are fitted with “intelligent drive” technology for smooth work cycles. They are designed with four-wheel steering...
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Komatsu America Corp., Vernon Hills, Ill., recently won three contracts with the U.S. government for the supply of equipment that could be used for road construction. The government purchased 16 dozers, 32 excavators and 10 skid steers from Komatsu. The contracts are valued at $21.5 million. In...
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For fine precision and utility grading in landscaping, asphalt, curb-and-gutter and concrete flatwork applications, the FW Grader Attachment from Flannegan Western, Emmetsburg, Iowa, will attach to the FW Orbiter or a skid steer with a quick-tach mounting plate. The wheels on the FW Grader...
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Part of preparing the site for a road is moving dirt, and one of the primary types of equipment used to move dirt is the loader. A recent technological advancement on Caterpiller’s five midsize wheel loaders is a new engine idle software package to help maximize fuel efficiency and allow...
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Confined space and restricted access don’t necessarily mean limited productivity with the new Link-Belt 80 Spin Ace minimum-swing-radius excavator. With an operating weight of 18,400 lb and a tail swing of merely 5 ft 4 in., operators have the capability to utilize full power in areas that might...

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