paving technology

Technology Pays Off

Technology is changing the game in the paving industry—thanks to simple-to-operate solutions that reduce project duration, equipment hours, fuel consumption, labor hours and more. All that adds up to a more productive, efficient and safe jobsite. From 3D paving to compaction monitoring to systems that link your paving and support equipment, our easy-to-use technologies help put you in the fast lane to profitability and onto your next project in record time.

Paving Technology

3D Paving Drives Racetrack Construction

A racetrack demands smoothness, and the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park was no exception. 3D paving technology reduced engineering costs and helped meet tight tolerances on this paving job.Paving Supervisors

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Cat Grade Control Boosts Consistency

Maintain target grade with Cat® Grade Control for Asphalt Pavers. It combines integrated guidance and automatic machine control to deliver more consistent results.

Compaction Technology

Intelligent Compaction Enhances Jobsite Efficiency

Better quality. Greater uniformity. More confidence. That's what you get from the Cat Compaction Control suite of technologies. These measurement, positioning and analysis systems give your operators the real-time data to determine when compaction conforms to specification—ensuring complete coverage and efficient, uniform work.


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Asphalt Compaction: Auto Features Enhance Productivity & Consistency

Auto-Adjustable Compaction delivers the highest amplitude possible to reach target asphalt density as quickly as possible, while Passcount Mapping and Temperature Mapping provides real-time visual references of mat coverage and mat temperatures, reducing inconsistencies.

Soil Compaction: "Breakthrough" Technology Changes the Game on Iowa Jobsite

Discover how Machine Drive Power (MDP)—which measures indications of soil stiffness under a broad range of conditions—helped McAninch Corp. save time and money on a highway project.

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Jobsite Technology

Technology Delivers 30+% Reductions in Fuel & Man Hours

What happens when you pit a technology-equipped mixed fleet against traditional road-building methods in real jobsite conditions? We recently tried it out at our proving grounds in Peoria, Ill., and the results were decisive—the technology-equipped fleet reduced time to completion, used less fuel and clocked fewer man hours. What results could technology deliver on your jobsites?


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Communication Improves Compaction

Cat asphalt compactor operators talk about the benefits of using Machine-to-Machine communication on their equipment.


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Cat Connect

Data from technology-equipped machines gives you more insight into your equipment and operations than ever, so you can boost jobsite efficiency.

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New F-Series Pavers

Our F-Series pavers set new standards in everything from smoothness to density, while delivering big savings in time and fuel.

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At the end of the day you’re only as good as your last project

Find out how Cat® Customer, Stutsman Gerbaz Earthmoving, has partnered with Caterpillar and the local Cat Dealer for more than 50 years of success.

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Smart Use of Data Saves Millions at Copart

Copart is an auto remarketer. The process and sell salvaged and title clean vehicles from 155 auto yards in nine countries. After just six months of using numbers in VisionLink®, they saw a 10% reduction in idle time.

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