Instead of using four SP500 pavers, we knew we could go just for one SP-1600, as we have had good experiences with this high-performance paving train
in the past.
A permanent paving train
, organized by the country in 1976, assisted to build modern urban village with all necessary production and social infrastructure: new roads, houses, other objects.
Unfortunately, the very nature of a gravity-fed machine lends to frequent stopping because once the hopper is emptied, the paving train
must stop so the bed can be lowered and the hopper refilled.
Test Track Manager Buzz Powell was concerned that the GlasGrid interlayer might lift or crease, given that the paving train
of a Stealth paver and a Shuttle Buggy material transfer device were driving over the material, and making tight turns.
By eliminating edge drying, contractors gain efficiency in longer paving trains
and drum roller passes.
In response to public pressure to minimize time spent with lane closures and traffic disruption, contractors recently have increased the production rates of their asphalt paving trains