Trimble paving machine control speeds trains, cuts wasted mix volumes

Sources: Trimble Heavy Civil Construction Division, Dayton, Ohio; CP staff

The new Trimble PCS900 Paving Control System (Version 2.2) enables Gomaco Corp. and Guntert & Zimmerman-equipped contractors to precisely steer concrete placer/spreader machines and set slab elevation according to a 3D model. The resulting alignment eliminates labor requirements attending machine guidance through manual or slab edge string line methods, and accelerates concrete mix spread rate.

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