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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.

Compaction America, Inc.

2000 Kentville Rd., Kewanee, IL, 61443 1714, USA

Original Press Release

BOMAG's New BW100ADM-5 Light Tandem Roller Delivers Enhanced Operator Experience

Press release date: September 26, 2012

KEWANEE, Ill. — Featuring a specially developed operator’s platform, BOMAG’s new BW100ADM-5 tandem vibratory roller provides optimal all-around visibility and intuitive controls for highly efficient operation.

A new Smart Drive steering wheel has a smaller diameter to provide more room for the operator and a clear view of all controls. The driver’s platform also features a multifunctional travel lever and adjustable seat that provides added comfort and an excellent view of the drums. Additionally, modern circular instrumentation on the dashboard is complete with warning signals, hour meter and fuel level indicator.

The BW100ADM-5 is powered by a 20.2-horsepower, water-cooled Kubota diesel engine that includes ECOMODE, a system that automatically idles the engine to conserve fuel during inactivity. The roller delivers 3,822 pounds of centrifugal force at a frequency of 3,780 vpm, while offering a working width of 39.4 inches. The BW100ADM-5 is also equipped with BOMAG’s Intelligent Vibration Control to ensure consistent compaction results.

In contrast to most rollers on the market that have travel motors hanging out from the drums, the BW100ADM-5 is built with its travel motors contained within the drums. This compact design enhances maneuverability, particularly when operating in tight spaces or near obstructions.

A 26.4-gallon water tank and pressurized spray system feature triple-filtered nozzles that deliver sufficient water coverage to the drums. Additional windscreen protection keeps water dispersal consistent even in windy conditions.

The roller’s durable composite hood provides easy access to the engine, while the steering column allows quick entry to view central electronics. Service needs are further simplified by a maintenance-free, bolt-on articulating and oscillating joint and flexible scrapers for each drum. Front, center and rear lift points make transport easy and reduce unloading times.

Standard safety features on the BW100ADM-5 include a spring-applied, hydraulically released parking brake, ROPS with retractable seat belt, back-up alarm, emergency stop button, and front and rear working lights for night operation. The roller’s engine hood and instrument panel are lockable to protect against vandalism.

For more information on the BW100ADM-5 tandem roller or the complete BOMAG Light Equipment product line, including vibratory tampers, single-direction and reversible vibratory plate compactors, trench compactors, single- and tandem-drum walk behind vibratory rollers, and single- and tandem-drum ride-on vibratory rollers, contact BOMAG Americas, Inc., 2000 Kentville Road, Kewanee, IL 61443, call 309-853-3571, toll-free 800-782-6624, fax 309-852-0350, e-mail info.bomag@bomag.com or visit the BOMAG website at www.bomag.com/us .

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