19
Mar

Case PT240D pneumatic tire curler made for giant street initiatives

Case Development Gear’s new PT240D pneumatic tire curler is designed to require fewer passes and enhance penetration and compaction density.

It’s constructed for sub-base and asphalt compaction on massive street and freeway initiatives, airport runways and industrial growth. The compactor runs on a 100-horsepower, turbocharged, Tier 4 Remaining Deutz engine. The engine requires no diesel particulate filter, as a substitute utilizing a diesel oxidation catalyst and selective catalytic discount to fulfill federal emissions necessities.

The curler delivers a compaction width of 78.2 inches. Its working weight is 21,380 kilos and 52,910 kilos at full ballast, which might be sand, metal or water. The curler has 4 tires in entrance and 4 within the again with 2-inch tire overlap that lightly kneads hot-mix asphalt because it rolls throughout it. The corporate says that results in larger asphalt density and reduces the prospect for voids.

Case PT240D compactorA 103-gallon polyethylene water tank delivers pressurized water to stop asphalt from sticking to the tires. Every of the entrance tires oscillate, which the corporate says minimizes bridging and maximizes compaction.

An automated central tire-inflation system retains constant strain to all the tires, and the strain might be adjusted to floor circumstances and compaction wants, the corporate says. The twin operator stations supply visibility down with aspect of the curler. They’re outfitted with suspension seats and ergonomic controls.

Normal options embody a set ROPS open platform with anti-vandalism cowl, halogen work lights and a tilt-open hood. Choices embody a sealed, heated cab with HVAC and radio, thermal aprons for retaining the tires heat in cooler climate, tiltable scrapers and locking rear differential. The PT240D can be obtainable with Case’s SiteWatch Telematics, together with and three-year Superior information subscription.

Case PT240D compactor