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Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Contributed - Dec 11, 2014

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal profile is now being used by some state Departments of Transportation. The reason is to eliminate inconsistent densities because freshly paved ...

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Atlas Copco releases CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum soil roller

Brian Ethridge - Dec 01, 2014

Atlas Copco releases CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum soil roller

  Atlas Copco has introduced its CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum soil rollers for high maneuverability and visibility on parking lot, road, utility pipe and street projects. The new CA1500 roller features Atlas Copco’s exclusive Active Bouncing Control (ABC), a cross-mounted Tier ...

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Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction

Better Roads Staff - Jun 06, 2014

Down to the Dirt: Intelligent and new technologies are revolutionizing soil compaction

Intelligent compaction – matched with more productive operational control systems – is revolutionizing the commonplace world of dirt rolling. Yesterday’s slow-but-steady soil compactor now communicates with satellites, logs performance, saves fuel, pollutes less and is more productive. It’s all done natively, ...

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Bomag vibratory tampers aid in pothole patching, backfill compaction

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 25, 2014

Bomag vibratory tampers aid in pothole patching, backfill compaction

Bomag has introduced a new line of vibratory tampers, which have low operating weights and can perform compaction jobs. The vibratory tampers can be used for highway patching in which a roller would be too large or for soil or backfill ...

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