Paving and Compaction Application Seminar

Objective: To utilize applied training techniques to teach paving and compaction best practices to those people with responsibility for or interest in operation / management of contemporary paving equipment. To use a paver and compactor to their fullest potential while achieving the highest quality work without sacrificing production or increasing costs.

Who should attend: Any individual with interest in, or responsibility for, the laydown and/or compaction of HMA, WMA, SMA and ThinlaysTM

Duration: 2 Days (classroom only)

Course location: Shippensburg, PA

Best Practices in Paving

  • Paving safety
  • Paver operation overview
  • Paver tractor and screed operation
    - Proper machine setup
    - Controlling factors affecting screed
    - Managing material through paver
    - Achieving a quality mat
    - Joint construction
    - Automatic controls and referencing systems
    - Troubleshooting mat defects
    - Paver maintenance

Best Practices in Rolling

  • Compactor operation overview
  • Compactor operation
    - Compaction principles
    - Vibratory system
    - Factors affecting compaction
    - Compaction techniques
    - Joint compaction
    - Troubleshooting compaction deficiencies
    - Compactor maintenance
    - Applications

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