9 Questions Before Acquiring an Asphalt Paver

May 10, 2019
Asphalt mat being laid by compactor and paver

Before buying a new asphalt paver, equipment managers should ask these questions. And there’s more to consider before writing that check.

  1. Mainline paving, urban, commercial application?
  2. 2D or 3D guidance?
  3. Level of crew experience?
  4. Ease of controls required?
  5. Total cost of ownership?
  6. Project mix in the market?
  7. Service life and warranty on wear items?
  8. Drive system, track or wheels?
  9. Material feeder system and screed?
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