LeeBoy is collaborating with Portable Electric to provide on-site power solutions for its electric paving equipment.
At a recent demonstration of its 8520C electric asphalt paver prototype, LeeBoy said it used the Voltstack 30k mobile site power and equipment charger from Portable Electric to ensure maximum uptime performance.
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“Working with Portable Electric is a significant step forward,” said Chris Broome, senior product manager, in a statement. “The Voltstack ecosystem will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of our electric equipment and maximizing uptime on our construction projects. With the Voltstack Level 2 e-Charger, we have the ability to recharge the paver for 15 minutes at Level 2 and get an extra 19 tonnes of asphalt. In terms of future solutions, Level 3 is critical to our success. With Level 3 charging, the same 15-minute charging window will lead to an additional 57 tonnes of asphalt. That extra production will be game-changing.”
The LeeBoy 8520C e-paver is a commercial-class electric asphalt paver that utilizes various electric vehicle components and propulsion technologies supplied by General Motors, engineering assistance from Engine Power Source and Powertrain Control Solutions.
Voltstack mobile electric equipment chargers are designed to promote electric machinery adoption and provide a versatile on-site power solution at construction job sites, according to the company. The Voltstack 30k e-Charger offers a range of charging solutions while serving as a silent, emission-free on-site power source. Its Smart Hybrid feature seamlessly integrates with traditional gas or diesel generators.
“We are excited to collaborate with LeeBoy in electrifying the paving industry,” said Keith Marett, CEO of Portable Electric, in a statement. “This collaboration marks the beginning of an exciting journey to redefine how paving is done, focusing on efficiency, innovation, and the ability to meet future demands of the industry.”