Lesson 2/Learning Event 2
Asphalt Finishers (Bituminous Pavers)
This type of machine lays hot or cold bituminous mixtures into a smooth mat of the required
thickness and width.
FIGURE 6. PAVER
Compaction equipment includes such items as the two-axle tandem 9 to 14 ton roller (Figure 7),
and the 9-wheel self propelled pneumatic-tired roller. Other types of compaction devices, such
as hand tampers, can be used to compact inaccessible areas and patches.
FIGURE 7. 9- to 14-TON ROLLER