Tag Archives: Compaction

Caterpillar Adds New High-Production B-Series Tandem Rollers to the Paving Products Machine Family

Caterpillar Inc. announces the addition of the new high-production B-Series Tandem Vibratory Rollers that include the CB64B, CB66B, and CB68B models. These machines are 12 to 14 metric ton compactors that feature wider drum widths, high-flow water spray system, increased operator comfort, and enhanced technology to help operators and machines perform at higher levels. Many […]

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Eight Things to Consider When Specifying Rollers for Compaction

There are a number of variables that determine the right roller for each compaction job. The most obvious is whether you’re compacting soil or asphalt. Other factors are the width of the area to be compacted, the final density required, the grade of the area to be compacted, the type of asphalt mix, soil type, […]

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Volvo Construction Equipment's Road Institute 2013-2014 Course Schedule Anounced

Volvo Construction Equipment has announced the course schedule for Road Institute®. The training sessions, which provide industry professionals with hands-on learning opportunities in paving and compaction, will kick off its 49th year in October. Road Institute has released its 2013 – 2014 training schedule for road building industry professionals. The course curriculum offers two- to […]

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