Tag: asphalt paving

Ford Asphalt Company Expands Fleet with Next Generation of CASE Skid Steers

Ford Asphalt Company has provided commercial asphalt and concrete paving services to the St. Louis Metro area since the company was founded in 1975. Over the years, Ford has built a long list of repeat clients that continue to call on the company for quality paving work. In fact, more than 90 percent of the company’s work is repeat business.

Randy White of St. Louis-based CASE dealer Luby Equipment attributes this kind of longevity and success to positive leadership. “I think that it starts with the owner of the company (Bruce Ford) and how they treat their employees, and then that is reflected in their work,” says White. “It’s a people business. And when somebody at the top treats their people well, it’s just completely reflective of their day-to-day operations and work.”

CASE Announces PT240D Pneumatic Tire Roller for Asphalt Paving Industry

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the all-new Tier 4 Final PT240D pneumatic tire roller. With an operating weight of 21,380 pounds (52,910 pounds at full ballast), a turbocharged 100-horsepower Deutz engine and a compaction width of 78.2 inches, the PT240D is built for sub-base and asphalt compaction on large-scale road and highway projects, airport runways and other large commercial developments. This pneumatic tire roller is designed to achieve compaction in fewer passes and provide improved penetration and compaction density ideal for today’s asphalt paving applications requiring tight density tolerances.

The tire configuration (four in front, four in back) with two-inch tire overlap “kneads” hot mix asphalt gently at the surface as it rolls across it. The result is greater asphalt density and fewer possibilities for voids that can lead to flaws/deterioration. The PT240D is designed to handle up to 31,530 pounds of ballast — including steel, sand and water — to meet the compaction requirements of any job. A large polyethylene water tank supplies a pressurized water feed system to prevent asphalt from sticking to the tires — and, at 103 gallons, allows operators to run for longer periods of time without refilling.

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