NPE West 2009

Highlights from National Pavement Expo West 2009.

Despite the economy National Pavement Expo West saw attendance improve and the result was a busy exhibit floor. To see more photos visit

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In addition to exhibiting its line of sealcoating equipment and materials, SealMaster gave contractors a hands-on look at its Crack Pro cracksealing unit.

In addition to its usual array of LineLazer stripers Graco Inc. this year gave contractors a chance to take a close look at its ThermoLazer thermoplastic applicator.

Robert Liles, Robert Liles Parking Lot Service, introduced a roomful of contractors to "Parking Lot Layout & Striping Basics," an annual session that draws a crowd each year.

Bensink Manufacturing focused its attention - and contractors' attention - on its Rotary Broom, which Bensink says replaces the push broom, scrapers, and propane torches.

Crafco Inc.'s trailer-mounted Super Sealer 550 spray sealcoating unit features hydraulicallydriven full sweep horizontal paddle agitation.

Pervo Paint Co. offered striping contractors a complete range of materials including paint, thermoplastic, and raised markers.

Rayner Equipment Systems exhibited its Pavement Saver II sealcoater.

Contractors visiting Cimline Inc.'s booth could spend a while learning about the company's Equipt sealcoating line, and Magma, Metro, and Matrix series of cracksealing units.

More than just a place to rest weary feet, Specialty Asphalt Products' Eliminator roller is designed to keep plate compactor work to a minimum with a patented front drum that has zero clearance against any obstacle.

Ray-Tech Infrared Corp. was kept busy explaining the variety of infrared uses.

Nite-Hawk Sweepers' NH 200 Osprey uses the patent-pending VFC hydraulic system on a low-profile (6 ft., 4 in.) unit for use on parking lots and height-restricted areas.