Intelligent soil compaction with Bomag Economizer for single drum rollers
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Intelligent soil compaction with Bomag Economizer for single drum rollers

The Bomag Economizer measures the level of compaction and displays the result in a simple, easy-to-understand manner. At customer request, Bomag now equips any of its single drum roller models worldwide with the Economizer.

For years, the intuitive Bomag Economizer display has been in popular use on small and large tandem rollers to measure asphalt compaction. In the soil compaction segment, the display is available for reversible plates and trench compactors. Customers and operators have been so impressed by the efficiency of this system that Bomag now offers the Economizer as optional extra and retrofit kit for the latest generations of single drum rollers.

The Economizer is now also available for Bomag single drum rollers as an instrument for compaction measurement.
The Economizer is now also available for Bomag single drum rollers as an instrument for compaction measurement.

Developed to support operators

A customer survey revealed:  Economizer measuring technology has proved itself in compaction work. The system is easy to use as no activation or calibration is required. The display is designed intuitively which means no operator training is needed: A light strip which expands progressively with the degree of compaction indicates the compaction progress to the operator and warns against over-compaction.

On the  Bomag single drum rollers, the Economizer is a cost-effective method for measuring soil compaction.

The Economizer for single drum rollers will be available internationally as follows:

  • SDR-5 available since 1 July 2017
  • SDR-40/-4: from 1 August 2017
  • BW 124-5: at the launch of the latest generation
The Bomag Economizer measures the degree of compaction and displays the results in a simple, easy-to-follow way.
The Bomag Economizer measures the degree of compaction and displays the results in a simple, easy-to-follow way.

 

The company

Bomag is the global market leader in compaction technology. The company, located in Boppard, has been part of the FAYAT Group since 2005 and produces machines for soil, asphalt and refuse compaction, as well as stabilizers/recyclers, milling machines and pavers.

The company has six branches in Germany and 12 independent subsidiaries worldwide. More than 500 dealers in over 120 countries provide global sales and service for Bomag machines.

Post source : BOMAG GmbH

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