Asphalt Contractor Product Showcase May 2006

Caterpillar 657G Wheel Tractor-Scraper
The tandem-powered Cat 657G features the 600/564-hp Cat C18 engine for the tractor and the 451/410-hp Cat C15 engine for the scraper.

  • ACERT Technology with Mechanically-Actuated Electronically Controlled Unit Injection
  • Can be equipped with a standard bowl or auger
  • 44-cubic-yard heaped bowl capacity with 104,058-pound rated load
  • 16.7-inch maximum cut depth
  • Can be push loaded by a D10 or D11 track-type tractor, self loaded or loaded in push-pull configuration

Keith Walking Floor
The Walking Floor design from Keith Mfg. features "V"-shaped hydraulically powered floor slats for maximum impact absorption

  • Suitable for conveying and unloading rock, sand or hot asphalt
  • Powered by tractor-mounted PTO
  • Floor speed controlled by increasing or decreasing rpm
  • Stationary and mobile systems available

Mustang Skid Steers
Mustang Mfg. Co. is introducing two upgraded models to its skid-steer loader line: models 2044 and 2054.

  • Re-engineered ROPS/FOPS enclosure
  • Enhanced dual lever/hand controls option
  • Larger rear window and redesigned side screen
  • Improved heating system
  • Acoustical sound package option for quieter sound levels

Scientech HC Series Scales
The new HC Series of high-capacity, high-readability scales is now available from Scientech.

  • Four models
  • Capacities spanning 12 to 30 kg
  • Precision of 0.1g
  • Stainless-steel weighing platform

Logo Work Gloves
Logo Work Gloves offers a variety of quality gloves imprinted with your company logo.

  • Constructed with leather
  • Line includes economical B grade gloves, reinforced palm and thumb gloves, fleece-lined winter gloves, welding gloves and top-grain leather driving gloves

John Deere 344J Compact Loader
The 98-hp 344J compact wheel loader features oscillated stereo steering, which allows for tight turns with large loads.

  • Provides a 12,500-pound static full turn tipping load, 17,310 pounds of breakout force and a 12-foot reach
  • Standard hydrostatic drivetrain with infinitely variable range and a high speed of 19 mph
  • Features include a load-sensing, closed-center hydraulic system, standard return-to-dig feature and manual low-speed differential lock

Roadguard/2 Barrier
Roadguard introduces its Roadguard/2 water-ballasted, energy-absorbing plastic barrier.

  • High-density polyethylene plastic
  • 6-feet long, 3.5-feet high, 2-feet wide at bottom and 10 inches wide at top
  • Double chamber provides two vertical walls in the center of the barrier for added strength and stability
  • Self-locking device
  • Two fill holes at top; four drains at bottom
  • Slots and channels for lights, flashers, panels, screens and signs

TransTech PQI301
The TransTech PQI301 is a non-nuclear pavement quality indicator designed and built to take quick, accurate measurements of hot mix asphalt density.

  • For perpetual pavement mixes
  • Takes accurate density readings in three seconds
  • Available in various languages
  • Covered by AASHTO and ASTM test methods

Zanetis Cold Planers
The Zanetis cold planer line includes models with 16- and 18-inch cutting widths and 8-inch cutting depth capability.

  • Optional lateral milling feature enables drum to be hydraulically rotated 90 degrees and laterally side shifted up to 46 inches for cutting corners, patches or utility cuts across roads without blocking traffic
  • Removable side cover for cutting flush against walls or curbs
  • Hydraulic tilt, depth and side shift control
  • Block and holder tooth system gives tooth tip a 5-inch clearance

Anton Paar SmartPave
SmartPave from Anton Paar offers auto configuration and automated temperature calibration.

  • Toolmaster documents the entire measurement and calibration
  • Fast and dry Peltier heating and cooling
  • Conforms to all T315-04 and ASTM requirements