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RP paver line has been updated with operator controls


April 29, 2022
By ASTEC

Astec is pleased to announce the debut of a new, modern operator control system on all Roadtec RP-series highway class asphalt pavers.

The RP paver line has been updated with operator controls that provide improved functionality and a compact, modern feel. All highway class asphalt pavers are now outfitted with an innovative digital control system and easy-to-understand touch screen interface. These advanced updates deliver a balance of intuitive technology and simplified operation, providing the durability and serviceability Astec customers expect.

Keith Hagy, Product Manager for Astec paving products, explains, “We are always motivated by our customers’ needs and we are continually committed to innovation and progress. This new advancement is the perfect coupling of invention and customer focus. By listening to our customers, we developed a highly functional, technologically-advanced control system that is still simple to operate and service.”

The reliable and easy-to-service control system includes:

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  • Digital Operator Panel – Panel displays clear and easy-to-understand digital icons, allowing operators to easily monitor machine status

  • Ergonomic Experience – Stations are conveniently positioned within reach of the operators’ fingertips
  • Touch Screen Display – Intuitive touch screen allows operators to work quickly and efficiently

The improved RP-series highway class pavers will continue to be manufactured with the same trusted machine features and will now include the upgraded control panel technology standard on all models.

The new RP paver controls will be on display in Booth 2602 at World of Asphalt/Agg1 in March.

About Astec

Since 1972, ASTEC has been connecting communities by providing innovative rock to road solutions for our customers. United by our purpose – Built to Connect – ASTEC is a leading global manufacturer of specialized equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production. Operations are divided into two primary business segments. Infrastructure Solutions includes road building, asphalt and concrete plants, thermal and storage solutions. Material Solutions includes aggregate and other material processing solutions. For more information, visit astecindustries.com