Our highly anticpated next generation skidsteer RoadHogs offers substantially higher production rates than a hydraulically powered cold planer of comparable width and requires no electrical or hydraulic connection to the skid steer. These machines are widely used around the U.S. and abroad for small to medium sized milling projects, which include city streets for repairing potholes and deteriorated pavement, milling prior to overlay, small in-place recycling and stabilization projects.
Utility and pipe contractors also use these self-contained machines to open trenches prior to repairing or replacing gas, water or sewer lines at a higher production rate and lower cost per foot versus traditional walk behind saws. Another advantage of using a RoadHog in this application is that each side of the trench is cut simultaneously while the pavement is recycled on site thus eliminating the need to load and truck the material to be recycled elsewhere at a fee. The savings in labor and fuel along with the material, which can be used immediately for backfill, will directly impact job profits.
Municipal customers include cities, townships, counties and state agencies engaged in pavement repair milling, utility work, in-place recycling, reclamation and stabilization of roads in their area. Many of the projects outsourced to milling and stabilizing contractors can now be performed in house, saving thousands in tax dollars with the skidsteer RoadHog.
Skidsteer RoadHogs are offered in cutting widths of 24 and 40 inches. Power is provided by a Caterpillar C2.2 67hp Tier 4 Final engine. This power is transferred to the drum via a cog belt drive and an Auburn model CW110 planetary reduction gearbox, which efficiently provides maximum torque under load. A wireless handheld remote controller enables the loader operator or ground man to control engine functions and drum depth, slope and lateral position within the path of cut providing maximum machine control from any vantage point.
All RoadHogs utilize a ground-engaging frame, which provides accurate depth of cut control; otherwise known as controlled depth milling. In simple terms, the frame is in contact with the ground during the cutting operation and the drum moves up and down within this frame giving the operator the ability to maintain a depth of cut that is typically +/- 3/16-inch. Total depth of cut can range from 0 to 6-inches.
Cross slope, or tilt, is another important feature of the RoadHog. Slope and drainage characteristics may be re-established on existing or new pavements and base by hydraulically adjusting the angle of the drum +/- 5 degrees.
This combination of accurate cutting depth and slope control saves on material costs and ultimately provides a superior end result.
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