Powered by a 450-hp Cummins engine, Bomag’s MPH454R Road Recycler reaches rotor speeds up to 165 rpm and offers a maximum working speed of 221 fpm. The unit is built with a 96-inch cutting rotor—17 inches wider than previous models—and includes 196 strategically positioned cutting teeth. With four-wheel drive, the unit provides peak performance on severe grades or in difficult traction conditions. Maximum cutting depth is 15 inches, which is 25 percent more than the model it replaces. The machine maintains secondary roads while providing contractors with a machine that can recycle asphalt pavement or stabilize soil. Estimated price: $344,100 (base machine).
September 28, 2010