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Revolutionizing the paving industry

Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™

Volvo is helping change how road builders work – eliminating guesswork, improving quality and increasing productivity.

Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ provides pass mapping, temperature sensing and exclusive real-time density calculations over 100% of the mat. With Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™, you know exactly when you hit target density, increasing your productivity and delivering a faster bonus. Smart Works®.

Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ gives you:
  • Pass mapping, temperature mapping and real-time density calculation
  • Density calculation over the full mat surface
  • All data documented for future reference
  • Large display screen for easy reading with pinch/zoom and day/night mode
  • Available for DD110B, DD120B & DD140B asphalt compactors sold in North America
  • Two options: Volvo Intelligent Compaction (Volvo IC) or Volvo Intelligent Compaction with Density Direct

Walk Around of the DD120B Compactor with Optional Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™

Discover the features and benefits of our DD120B our IC roller is equipped with GPS for global position, accelerometer for collecting vibration data, temperature sensors for asphalt compactors, a color display for the operator, and an onboard computer for collecting data. Our Compaction Product Manager, Mark Eckert will walk you through all of these key features and benefits of our compactor and how to use each of them.

Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ Display on our Compactor Models

Our Co-Pilot Display is set up as a secondary display for the machine and this video will give you detailed descriptions of its features and how to use them. Some of the areas we cover in this video for the Co-Pilot Display are screen features, settings menu, work mode, and pass mapping screen. The information and data available through the Co-Pilot Display is comprehensive and immensely useful for all operators while it also provides the best Pass Mapping Screen on the market today. The operator can keep track of pass count, pass overlaps, starts and stops of the roller all from the Co-Pilot Display.

How to Activate & Calibrate Volvo’s Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ on Our Compactors

Learn how to activate and calibrate our one-of-a-kind Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ with instruction from our Compaction Product Manager, Mark Eckert. Our step-by-step process will make you feel more comfortable when working with our state-of-the-art Density Direct quality control technology to provide operators with real-time density calculations of the surface area being compacted, to within 1.5% accuracy of core sampling. In this video we will walk you through, in full detail, how to activate our IC System with narration, guided instructions and valuable terminology found within our Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ systems.

The Game Changer: Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™

Learn how the construction industry’s first-ever real-time density mapping technology from Volvo Construction Equipment will revolutionize paving by eliminating guesswork, improving quality and increasing productivity.

Revolutionizing the Paving Industry Volvo Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™

Volvo is helping change how road builders work – eliminating guesswork, improving quality and increasing productivity. Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ provides pass mapping, temperature sensing and exclusive real-time density calculations over 100% of the mat. With Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™, you know exactly when you hit target density, increasing your productivity and delivering a faster bonus. That’s Smart Works®.

Density Direct Interaction

This is interactive media to demonstrate how Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ works.

Instructions: You can choose to watch the Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ video or select begin. You may click on one of the options: Temperature, Pass Mapping or Density. Then click and drag the Volvo screen back and forth to see the results of the selected option.
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Density Direct Interaction

How Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ Works

The Volvo Compact Assist for Asphalt with Density Direct™ can put an 30-year experienced roller operator in every seat. Watch and learn how.

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