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Bomag Americas, Inc. (Compaction)

2000 Kentville Rd., Kewanee, IL, 61443, US

  • 800-782-6624

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Jon Thorp
Phone: 701-492-9194
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Dave Dennison
Phone: 309-853-3571
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Compaction America, Inc.

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Vibratory Tampers offer max travel speed of 66 fpm.

February 25, 2014

Weighing 128 lb, Model BT60 delivers up to 3,372 lb of impact force and is suited for time-intensive use in confined spaces. Model BT65, weighing 150 lb, produces 3,822 lb of impact force and is suitable for jobs with highest compaction demands. For occasional use in typical applications, Model BVT65 weighs 143 lb and delivers 3,597 lb of impact force. Each is powered by 4-cycle Honda engine with recoil starter. BT60 offers operating width of 9 in., while BT65 and BVT65 each have 11 in. width. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Cold Milling Machines feature rear rotor design.

December 26, 2013

Designed to extend cutting tool life, BM-35 Series features BMS 15 interchangeable holder system, which utilizes single bolt for holder retention and requires low tightening torque of 75 lb-ft. Low front face position maximizes efficiency while allowing full tooth rotation. In addition, machines incorporate logical operating layout, intuitive controls, and low noise levels. Vibration isolated operator's stand features comfortable swivel seat design which allows all work to be done while seated. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Modular Tandem Roller features tangential oscillation.

December 2, 2013

Delivering power for vibration generation as well as perfectly matched compaction parameters, BW161ADO-4 exciter system integrates Tangential Oscillation (TanGO). Interaction of TanGO from rear drum and traditional vibration power from front drum directly leads to desirable smoothness and density. With TanGO always directed horizontally, system maintains continuous ground contact; efficient compaction results are often able to be seen immediately after few roller passes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Vibratory Rollers feature Tier 4 diesel engines.

October 3, 2013

Powered by 73.2 hp Kuboto water-cooled engines, Models BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 offer working widths of 59 and 66 in., respectively, and deliver up to 17,760 lb of centrifugal force each. Frame design ensures clear visibility, while ECOMODE helps conserve fuel by controlling engine speed in relation to load. With crab-steer feature, operator can offset rear drum up to 6.7 in. in either direction. Pressurized water spray system includes second pump and triple filters for reliable drum sprinkling. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Vibratory Roller incorporates Tier 4i-compliant engine.

July 31, 2013

Powered by 32.6 hp, water-cooled Kubota diesel engine, BOMAG BW100AD-4 delivers up to 8,350 lb of centrifugal force per drum and max frequency of 4,200 vibrations/min for commercial and municipal applications. Suspended operator's platform, along with smart steering wheel, features fuel level indicator and hour meter. Promoting maneuverability around obstructions, standard crab walk allows roller's rear drum to be offset by 1.6 in. in either direction. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Roller offers optional compaction measurement.

April 1, 2013

Available on BW138AD-5 Tandem Vibratory Roller, ECONOMIZER system provides real-time data, allowing continuous control of compaction process. ECONOMIZER uses acceleration sensor to measure stiffness of target material across compacted area. Data from sensor is instantly displayed via 10 yellow LED lights on roller’s instrument panel, with number of illuminated lights increasing in conjunction with compaction levels. Red LED light warns of potential over-compaction, preventing fractured aggregate. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Single-Drum Vibratory Rollers meet Tier 4i regulations.

March 5, 2013

Designed for compaction of granular and cohesive soils, BW211D-50 smooth drum roller and BW211PD-50 padfoot roller are powered by Tier 4i compliant, 120 hp Deutz diesel engine that features ECOMODE to conserve fuel. BW211D-50 generates 53,100 lb of centrifugal force in high amplitude and 32,141 lb in low amplitude, while BW211PD-50 provides respective centrifugal forces of 61,825 lb and 37,434 lb. Both deliver frequencies of 1,800 and 1,980 vibrations/min across 84 in. operating width. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Vibratory Roller provides all-around visibility.

October 3, 2012

Powered by 20.2 hp, water-cooled Kubota diesel engine, Model BW100ADM-5 delivers 3,822 lb of centrifugal force at frequency of 3,780 vpm, while offering working width of 39.4 in. ECOMODE automatically idles engine to conserve fuel during inactivity, while Intelligent Vibration Control ensures consistent compaction results. Built with travel motors contained within drums, design optimizes maneuverability while operating in tight spaces or near obstructions. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Vibratory Roller features 35.4 in. diameter drums.

May 2, 2012

Powered by Tier 4i 44.6 hp, water-cooled Kubota diesel engine, BOMAG BW138AD-5 provides working width of 54.3 in., max centrifugal force of 10,800 lb, and dual vibration frequencies of 3,480 or 2,820 vpm. Roller's bolt-on oscillating and articulating joint optimizes maneuverability by allowing rear drum to follow same path as front drum while turning. Equipped with 81.9 gal water tank, pressure water sprinkler system enables extended intervals between refills. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Machines deliver low-vibration, precise cutting.

April 9, 2012

With respective nominal cutting widths of 19.7 and 23.6 in., BM500/15 and BM600/15 are powered by 125 hp diesel engines and have rotor geometry with teeth arrangement and shell thickness that optimize operation. Edge cutter produces smooth edge, and diagonal cutters protect rotor when driving around bends. Cutting width can be adjusted with removal of few bolts, and design enables rotor replacement in 30 min or less. Max cutting depth is 8.3 in., and milling radius is less than 10 in. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Soil Stiffness Indicator removes guesswork from compaction opertions.

March 19, 2012

Supplied as standard on BOMAG 1,570 lb BPR100/80D reversible plate compactor and offered as option on BPR70/70D, BPR55/65D, and BP45/55D models, ECONOMIZER provides real-time soil stiffness results. Acceleration sensor measures stiffness of target material across entire compacted area, and gathered data gathered is instantly displayed via series of 10 yellow LEDs. Indicator also provides warnings against over-compaction, soft spots, and low working frequency. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Vibratory Roller offers all-around visibility.

February 16, 2012

Powered by 20.2 hp Kubota diesel engine, Model BW90AD-5 offers working width of 35.4 in. and delivers 3,822 lb of centrifugal force at frequency of 4,200 vpm. ECOMODE automatically idles engine to conserve fuel during inactivity. Driver's platform is highlighted by multifunctional travel lever and Smart Drive steering wheel. Suited for small and medium asphalt compaction projects, roller is built with travel motors contained within vibratory drums for operation in tight spaces. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Tandem Drum Rollers feature ergonomic cockpit.

April 29, 2009

Equipped with 130 hp Cummins QSB4.5 Tier 3 diesel engine, Model C766D has 66 in. drum width and max centrifugal force of 32,800 lb, while Model C778D has drum width of 78 in. and 37,100 lb max centrifugal force. ECO-Mode automatically matches engine speed to roller operation, idling engine during pauses and breaks. Vibration frequency is infinitely variable from 2,500-4,000 vpm. With sliding/swivel seat, cockpit allows operator to adjust positions without switching seats. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Plate Compactor has working width of 25 inches

April 20, 2009

Featuring 14.75 hp air-cooled diesel engine, BPR100/80D reversible vibratory plate compactor is suited for granular, cohesive, and mixed soils. Vibratory exciter design provides working speed of 88.6 fpm and gradeabilty to 35%, while unit's maximum vibration frequency is 3,360 vibrations/min and centrifugal force is 22,500 lb, both adjustable via throttle control. It includes Economizer system for detecting soil stiffness and adjustable-height steering rod with vibration buffers. Read More

Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Display/Sensor provides feedback of soil stiffness.

April 20, 2009

Economizer system features vibration sensor and computing unit/LED display that provides continuous, real-time feedback of soil stiffness. Display indicates to operator level of compaction achieved and highlights soft spots in material. Helping to avoid unnecessary passes and minimizing fuel consumption and machine wear, it is available as standard on BOMAG BPR100/80D compactor and optionally on BPR45/55D, BPR55/65D, and BPR65/70D machines. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Refuse Compactor meets needs of small landfill operations.

April 17, 2009

BOMAG BC472RB is 52,900 lb compactor featuring PAKALL wheel design that uses 4 polygonal compaction rings and 40 teeth/wheel to eliminate air voids by shredding and crushing material. Hydrostatic drive system, powered by 255 hp diesel engine, transfers power/torque to wheels. Featuring sealed frame and hubs to prevent debris entry, unit also has scraper bars/wire cutters to protect wheels, central lubrication system, and cab, rated at 74 dB, with heating and air conditioning. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Asphalt Pavers have visibility-enhancing low-profile hood.

September 26, 2008

Built with UNIMAT 2 screed assemblies, BF814 and BF815 respectively offer 8-14 and 8-15 ft standard paving widths and formed leading edge that enables paving at 0-6 in. depths. Hydraulically controlled screed extensions let operators change paving widths on-the-fly within entire paving range. Along with 85 hp, water-cooled Cummins turbo diesel engines, both models incorporate load-sensing hydraulic system and can maintain respective paving and travel speeds up to 180 and 360 fpm. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Vibratory Rollers feature Tier III compliant engines.

July 2, 2008

Featuring vertically opening hoods, 13-ton single-drum BW213-40 Series comprises smooth drum Models BW213D-40 and BW213DH-40 as well as BW213PDH-40 padfoot roller. Model BW213D-40 is powered by 133 hp Deutz water-cooled diesel engine, while Models BW213DH-40 and BW213PDH-40 are powered by 160 hp Cummins diesel engines. All deliver frequencies of 1,800 and 2,160 vibrations per minute, while each generates 61,825 lb of centrifugal force in high amplitude and 44,550 lb in low amplitude. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies

Asphalt Paver suits larger commercial projects.

July 2, 2008

Weighing 20,500 lb, self-propelled BF6615 employs crawler-style track drive system undercarriage and can push asphalt feeder trucks while maintaining working speeds up to 180 fpm. Features include 9 ton hopper capacity; turbocharged, 99 hp Cummins water-cooled diesel engine with fuel-saving and noise-reducing ECO-mode; and load-sensing hydraulic system. Dual vibrators provide 2,500 vibrations/min, and UNIMAT 2 electrically heated full-width floating screed has 8-15 ft paving width. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Reversible Plate Compactors are built for contractor use.

July 2, 2008

Suited for work on granular, cohesive, and mixed soils, models BPR35/60 and BPR35/60D are respectively powered by fully enclosed 5.4 hp Honda air-cooled gas engine and 4.16 hp Hatz air-cooled diesel engine. Vibratory exciter design lends to working speed capabilities, as well as gradeability, on all types of soil. Both models have max vibration frequency of 4,800 vibrations/min and heavy-duty, wear-resistant base plates with reinforced edges and working width of 23.6 in. Read More

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