Komatsu Proactive Dozing Control logic is a dozing control system that allows operators to perform auto-stripping, auto-spreading, high production dozing, and finish grading. The system is available on the Komatsu D51EXi-24, D51PXi-24, and D61PXi-24 dozers.
The system uses Global Navigation Satellite System positioning in conjunction with an Inertial Measurement Unit to calculate precise position. The two sensors work together to calculate exactly where the tracks are on the ground. The program also communicates with the dozer’s hydraulic controllers, engine controllers, and the machine controller.
Proactive Dozing Control logic provides real-time position of the machine on the job site to create an accurate elevation for the system to drive the blade to the precise grade needed.
“A key differentiator is that our system collects data at the tracks, while aftermarket solutions collect data at the blade,” Derek Morris, product marketing manager, said in a press release. “Because data is collected at the track, the system provides a real-time picture of the ground around the machine, allowing the system to make calculated decisions based on the current terrain.”