Jul 08, 2023

BOMAG plans largest trade show display for ConExpo 2023

BOMAG is planning its largest trade show display for ConExpo 2023, bringing out more than 40 machines, including an electric tandem-drum compactor and the autonomous concept Robomag 2 roller.

BOMAG's new BW 100 AD e-5 tandem roller runs on two rechargeable batteries to power the two electric motors that independently control vibration and travel. Only one motor is needed for traveling, which saves on battery life, the company says.

The electric roller is geared toward night work or urban jobsites where noise and emissions are concerns. Its drums are 39.4 inches wide and operate at 3,900/3,336 vibrations per minute and 0.020-inch amplitude.

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For diesel-engine ride-on rollers, BOMAG will display its new BW 120 SLC-5 combination roller, which features 1.97-inch crab steering for compacting around buildings and other structures.

It also is equipped with Intelligent Vibration Control, which lets the operator know when optimum compaction has been achieved. The roller has a 47.2-inch front vibratory steel drum and four smooth rear tires.

Robomag 2BOMAGAlong with its new and existing machines, BOMAG will offer a peek at the future with its Robomag 2.

The concept roller is based on the company's BW 177 D single smooth-drum compactor. With a 66.5-inch compaction width, it is equipped with GPS, LiDAR (light detection and ranging) and sensors to guide its autonomous operation. It also has a remote control for loading and unloading the roller and for completing manual movement patterns, BOMAG says.

BOMAG's latest compaction technologies will be displayed on many of its rollers at the show:

A rendering of BOMAG's ConExpo 2023 booth C30221 in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 14-18. The theme is "Building Better Roads."BOMAGOther products to be displayed include: