Crawler Paver is a machine that is utilized to distribute, shape and
compact the layer of asphalt on the surface of a roadway or other area.
Usually it is self propelled but sometimes it is towed by the dump truck
delivering the asphalt. Screed and the tractor are the two major
components of the crawler asphalt plant.
Asphalt crawler paver has a track drive in which the left and right
variable-speed hydraulic drive motors and two-speed planetary gears are
bolted to the drive hubs. Engine, hydraulic drives and controls, drive
wheels or tracks, receiving hopper, feeder conveyors, and distribution
augers are the important components of the tractors.
Asphalt crawler pavers are important machinery that are utilized for
various infrastructural projects. They are mainly used in the following
- Paving roads
- Maintenance of roads
- Parking lot
- Building of ports etc.