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Mitsubishi Fuso Introduces New 2013 Model-Year FUSO Canters

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) has announced the availability of its 2013 model-year medium-duty cabover trucks. The new 2013 FUSO Canters are in production now, and the first models were displayed in the Mitsubishi Fuso booth at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, March 5-8. These trucks feature the same great lower-cost-of-ownership benefits as the 2012 models, with some additional refinements and options.

In addition to the five cab colors MFTA has traditionally offered, the 2013 Canters can be ordered in Solid Black—which helps give these trucks a striking appearance, and can save some customers from having to paint the cabs to match their company colors.

All new 2013 Canters will come standard with dual batteries, and will also include a factory-installed PTO wiring harness designed to receive an optional, matched control switch and to make connection to optional PTOs easy. Moreover, a 33-gallon side-mounted fuel tank will once again be available as a factory-installed option, and mirrors will have new, wider mounting arms that facilitate the installation of bodies with outside widths up to 102” on all Canter FE models, including the Canter FE160 Crew Cab. 

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Versatile Vögele Screeds For 10-, 8-ft. Vision Pavers

Versatile front- and rear-mount screeds for 10-ft. and 8-ft. Vögele Vision pavers provide high productivity for asphalt contractors. Designed specifically for the line ofVögele Vision pavers, the front-mount VF 600 and rear-mount VR 600 screeds are utilized with the new 10-ft. Vision 5200-2i tracked paver, and the 10-ft. Vision 5203-2i wheeled paver.

The unequal-width, front-mount VF 500 screed is utilized with the 8-ft. Vision 5100-2 tracked paver, and 8-ft. Vision 5103-2 wheeled paver.

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Hamm HD+ i-Series Rollers are Tier 4i-Compliant

The Hamm HD+ 110i VV HF is representative of Hamm’s HD+ i-Series line of Tier 4 interim-compliant tandem asphalt compactors. The HD+ 110i VV HF is an 11.5-ton tandem roller featuring high frequency vibration in both drums. Other HD+ tandem rollers include the 7-ton Hamm HD+ 70i, the 8-ton HD+ 80i, the 10-ton HD+ 90i, the 13.2-ton HD+ 120i, and the 15.4-ton HD+ 140i..

These models are delivered in a variety of options, including conventional vibration compaction, high frequency vibration, exclusive Hamm oscillation compaction, split drums for precise compaction on curves, and a smooth drum/pneumatic-tire combination option.

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Topcon Expands Options For Soil and Asphalt Compaction Control

Topcon Positioning Group has announced the C-63 intelligent compaction (IC) control solution is now available for aftermarket integration into soil and asphalt roller systems.

“The aftermarket intelligent compaction kits will provide more contractors the ability to compete for jobs with IC requirements, or to simply perform more efficiently,” said Kris Maas, director of machine control product management.

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Skid-Mounted Sealcoating Machine

The 1,500-gallon capacity of the ESSP 1500S skid-mounted sealcoating machine reduces the time associated with refilling the tank on large projects and the number of trips a contractor needs to make to the sealer manufacturer or distributor. In addition, the unit’s electric super sand pump (ESSP) system features a variable speed control and produces as much as 100 gpm, the fastest transfer rate among piston pumps on the market. With this system, operators can cover areas up to 40 percent faster than diaphragm pumps.

The 1500S features an in-line surge tank that reduces material surging to ensure continuous flow of material for uniform coverage. The hydraulic agitation system with chain reduction features a unique three-blade design; the blades are offset to ensure two blades are in the material at all times, which produces a more thoroughly mixed product.

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Trailer-Mounted, Spray Injection Pothole Patcher

Cimline has redesigned their successful DuraPatcher trailer-mounted spray injection pothole patcher, popular with municipalities that use a dump truck to tow the patcher and supply the aggregate.

The new DuraPatcher ECO combines environmental, safety and cost saving features. The Tier IV diesel engine, with 18 percent better fuel economy, powers the blower for the spray injection process.

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Cat AP600F and AP655F Asphalt Pavers Feature Quick-Heating Screeds and Enhanced Technology

Intuitive, accessible technology and a quick-heating screed system, which increases production while reducing crew idle time, are key features of the new Cat AP600F and AP655F Pavers. The AP600F is a wheeled paver. The AP655F is a rubber track paver that is equipped the exclusive Mobil-Trac Undercarriage.The pavers come equipped with new screed platforms, available in vibratory only, or vibratory and tamper bars: the SE50 V, SE50 VT and SE60 V.

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Volvo to Launch Intelligent Compaction System with Real-Time Asphalt Density Calculation

The industry’s first-ever real-time density mapping technology from Volvo Construction Equipment will revolutionize paving by eliminating guesswork, improving quality and increasing productivity.

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Atlas Copco Introduces new F1000T Tier 4 Final Paver

Atlas Copco’s Dynapac F1000T paver features exclusive technology that makes asphalt paving efficient and comfortable for the operator, such as ergonomically designed controls and Dynapac’s feed-control system.
Atlas Copco’s Dynapac F1000T paver features exclusive technology that makes asphalt paving efficient and comfortable for the operator, such as ergonomically designed controls and Dynapac’s feed-control system.

The F1000T tracked paver meets Tier 4 Final standards and increases productivity through operator comfort and visibility. The paver eliminates segregation with Atlas Copco’s exclusive feed-control system and features 18-inch-wide, smooth or treaded, rubber track bands that create the friction needed to push fully loaded pavers up steep inclines.

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Atlas Copco Previews New Dynapac F800T Tracked Paver

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac F800T tracked paver joins the company’s 10-foot highway class paver range. The new paver meets Tier 4 Final emission regulations and enhances productivity through operator comfort and optimal visibility.

The operator has high visibility of the paving surface with the paver’s dual, swing-out operator platforms. The dual operator platforms swing out from each side to give the operator a clear view of the worksite. The platforms also eliminate operator fatigue from prolonged leaning that can occur when an operator strains in a stationary seat to get a clear view of the work surface.

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