LeeBoy, a producer of commercial asphalt paving equipment, has introduced the 8608 asphalt paver. Equipped with an efficient narrow conveyor management system, the machine is ideal for heavy commercial paving and large volume jobsites.
“We saw a demand in the market for a narrow conveyor machine in this size for certain crews and applications,” Chris Broome, senior product manager at LeeBoy said. “We do offer a narrow conveyor on our larger 8616D machine and the 6150, but wanted to bring the narrow conveyor concept, coupled with high production, to a more compact paver.”
The LeeBoy 8608 is powered by a 125hp Kubota Tier 4 engine and 14.4 kW belt driven generator. With an operating width of up to 15 ft., 6 in., this versatile machine will be easy to maneuver in tight spaces.
Operator comfort is always in the forefront of each LeeBoy machine, but the new 8608 asphalt paver takes that to another level with the addition of the Oscillating Bogie Style Track System.
“The tracks on this machine are set wider apart which gives contractors additional clearance to drive over utilities, but we also added the Oscillating Bogie Style Track System as a premium benefit to this new machine,” Broome said. “The oscillating bogies allow the tractor to ride over an obstacle more smoothly which not only benefits the operator, but the end product as well. The smoother the tractor, the smoother the operation of the screed which in turn improves mat quality.”
The demand in the market for a narrow conveyor machine in this class not only satisfies an industry need, but also drives efficiency in maintenance and operation. The machine also includes a lowered SCR, exhaust and flat hood for enhanced operator visibility and access.
Visit LeeBoy in the Central Hall at CONEXPO 2023, Booth C31731, to learn more.
8608 Asphalt Paver At A Glance:
125 hp Kubota Tier 4 Final Engine
Extended Paving Widths: Variable up to 15 ft. on HD Screed and 15 ft., 6 in. on HD Pro Screed
Legend Heavy-Duty Electric Screed (Optional HD Pro Screed)
Actuator Driven Hood Lift to Aid in Maintenance
Low Profile-SCR & Exhaust for Enhanced Visibility
14.4kW Belt Driven Generator
12-in. diameter Quick Change Auger Assemblies
Efficient Narrow Conveyor Material Management System
Oscillating Bogie Style, B1 Smooth Poly Pad Track System
Operator Friendly Toggle Switch Controls
Optional Smooth Rubber Tracks