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Tandem Vibratory Rollers feature Tier 4 diesel engines.

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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.

Compaction America, Inc.

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

Original Press Release

BOMAG BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 Tandem Vibratory Rollers Offer Enhanced Fuel Economy, Innovative Frame Design

Press release date: September 24, 2013

KEWANEE, Ill. — BOMAG’s BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 tandem vibratory rollers feature an innovative frame design for clear visibility and Tier 4 engines for increased fuel efficiency. The new rollers provide high VPM performance on a variety of asphalt compaction jobs, ranging from commercial sites and parking lots to highways.

A newly designed operator’s platform features a spacious working area that provides ample room and comfort, while still offering optimal all-around views of the roller drums, asphalt mat and surrounding areas. The station’s adjustable, multi-position seat rotates and slides laterally to both side positions, and a travel lever with integrated switches, the steering wheel, and other operating controls are arranged logically and within easy reach.

The new rollers are each powered by Tier 4 compliant, 73.2-horsepower Kubota water-cooled diesel engines. Offering 59-inch and 66-inch working widths, respectively, the BW141AD-5 and BW151AD-5 each deliver up to 17,760 pounds of centrifugal force. The rollers feature ECOMODE, a system that aids the operator in conserving fuel by controlling the engine speed in relation to load, reducing fuel consumption by up to 30-percent.

The intelligent design of the rollers also features innovative component placement, such as a large water tank below the operator’s station and the engine located in the rear frame, contributing to high maneuverability and reduced noise during operation. A pressurized water spray system includes a second pump and triple filters to ensure reliable drum sprinkling. The large engine hood provides easy access from either side of the machine.

A crab-steer feature allows operators to offset the rear drum of the rollers up to 6.7 inches in either direction. Other standard features include automatic vibration control, speedometer, V-belt protection, halogen working lights, indicator and hazard lights, back-up alarm, master battery disconnect switch, and tool compartments.

Optional features include a mat temperature display, ROPS cabin with heating or air conditioning, BOMAG Telematics, drum edge lighting and integrated edge cutter for the rear drum.

BOMAG Americas, Inc., headquartered in Kewanee, IL, is a global manufacturing and marketing organization for road building and construction machines. The BOMAG product lines include: Cedarapids asphalt pavers and material transfer equipment, CMI & BOMAG reclaimer/stabilizers, Milling Machines, Single drum and Tandem vibratory rollers, Pneumatic tired rollers, Landfill refuse compactors, and a full range of Light compaction equipment. For further information please contact BOMAG at 2000 Kentville Road, Kewanee, IL, 61443, call 309-853-3571, email info.bomag@bomag.com or visit www.bomag.com/us.

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