Volvo releases entry-level Compact Assist for soil compactors

Sept. 5, 2023
Compact Assist now offers three levels of functionality.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has released two entry-level versions of is intelligent compaction system Compact Assist for soil compactor users who may not require all the functionality.

Lite and Start packages unlock varying degrees of access to the core functions of Pass Mapping and Compaction Measurement Value (CMV) Mapping. The tailored solutions allow users to use intelligent compaction and receive only the information that is most useful to them, according to the company.

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Three packages now comprise Volvo’s suite of Compact Assist tools.

Lite is for those fleets taking the first steps and integrates a simple compaction gauge and rear-view camera within the Volvo Co-Pilot monitor, allowing the operator to track the progress of current and recently completed compaction with full visibility behind the machine.

Start combines all the functionality of the Lite package, plus the ability to see completed work across the entire job site. With increased functionality, it uses GPS data to provide the operator with a clear map of passes and CMV mapping.

Compact Assist has the fullest functionality of the existing Compact Assist solution and provides everything that the Start package has, as well as high accuracy location and data recording, enabling the creation of reports on the finished job and access to extensive detail on the performance of the roller.

Source: Volvo CE

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