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World of Asphalt/AGG1 Preview

The aggregates and road construction industry will gather in Music City for this year’s equipment showcase.


March 1, 2016
By Rock to Road Staff

Nashville’s Music City Center will host World of Asphalt/AGG1 2016 from March 22 to 24. The biggest manufacturers of aggregates and road construction equipment from the global marketplace will showcase their newest machines, technologies and innovations at this year’s show.

Here is our preview of what some of the biggest names in the Canadian industry will have on display in Nashville.

Wirtgen Group  [ Booth 2504 ]
Wirtgen America will show the new Vögele MT 3000-2i low-profile material transfer vehicle, the new Super 2000-3i 10-ft. asphalt tracked paver, successor to the Vision 5200-2i, and the new Super 700-3i small asphalt paver. The Wirtgen W 60 Ri, new W 120 CFi, and W 220 cold mill with 8 ft., 2 in. drum will be exhibited. Hamm will show the HD+ 110i VO roller with vibration/oscillation compaction, and the HD+ 120i VV HF compactor with HCQ intelligent compaction technology. A Kleemann Mobirex 110 ZSi EVO2.

Flexco  [ Booth 2941 ]
At this year’s AGG1 Expo Flexco will be exhibiting a variety of belt conveyor solutions, including the FMS Medium-Duty Secondary Cleaner and the Y-Type Secondary Cleaner. Experienced Flexco team members will be available to discuss the health of your entire conveyor system and help attendees identify challenges and ways to increase the efficiency and productivity of their operations.

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John Deere  [ Booth 2622 ]
The John Deere 944K Wheel Loader is equipped with a 536 hp, PowerTech EPA Interim Tier 4 engine coupled with a hybrid-electric drive that delivers up to 40 per cent fuel savings compared to conventional drivetrains. The hybrid-electric drive system is designed to be more dependable and the wheel loader is an excellent choice for maintaining stockpiles and heaping hoppers in quarry operations and other production facilities.

KPI-JCI/Astec  [ Booth 1756 ]
KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens will be exhibiting at World of Asphalt/AGG1 with experts available to discuss the company’s latest innovations. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is part of the Astec Industries family of companies and is a premier manufacturer of heavy equipment for the aggregate, construction, RAP and mining industries. From start-up plants to high-production systems, KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens offers a wide range of products that suits any application.

Luff Industries  [ Booth 1207 ]
Struggling to remove and replace impact idlers in your load zone? Luff Industries has the answer with its removable endplate design. Perfect for tight, confined spaces the bolted end plate is easily removed from the frame. Once it is taken off the impact rollers merely slide out, without requiring any other component in the loading zone to be taken off or adjusted.  A quick and simple solution that will save time and lower downtime costs.  Come see our knowledgeable sales team to find out how Luff can increase your conveying performance.

Telsmith  [ Booth 1804 ]
Come to AGG1 and learn more about Mining Resource Solutions, a brand that sources, manufactures, markets, and distributes OEM quality replacement parts in support of aggregate and mining equipment worldwide. An initial product offering of manganese, bronze parts, head and shaft assemblies, upper/lower frames, toggles and toggle seats, as well as drivetrain components are available now.

Opticom  [ Booth 3926]
Opticom Technologies Inc. has been a pioneer in video innovation since 1973, specializing in the development and implementation of video systems into industrial sites. Over 20,000 OPTICOM CC02 cameras have been successfully installed in a multitude of industries, many of them being aggregate.

Our cameras, wireless and associated products are built for the long haul. We will be showing our cameras, monitors and wireless systems at AGG1/World of Asphalt.

Caterpillar  [ Booth 1722 ]
The new 966M, 966M XE, 972M and 972M XE wheel loaders have U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final ACERT engines equipped with a combination of proven electronic, fuel, air and aftertreatment components.  Applying proven technologies systematically and strategically lets us meet our customers’ high expectations for productivity, fuel efficiency, reliability and service life. Deep system integration results in reduced emissions, improved performance and improved fuel economy without interrupting machine performance and making it seamless to operators.

BDI Wear Parts  [ Booth 1059 ]
Through the recruitment of highly experienced staff, BDI is able to manufacture and provide compatible quality crusher spares and wear parts for all leading mobile crushing and screening equipment at highly competitive prices.

CASE  [ Booth 2014 ]
The 921F wheel loader meets Tier 4 Final emissions standards with a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) solution that treats emissions separately with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and does not require the engine to re-circulate exhaust gas, resulting in a 10 per cent improvement in fuel economy. The wheel loader uses powerful hydraulics in addition to features such as four programmable power modes, heavy-duty axles and an optional five-speed transmission to achieve excellent productivity and fuel efficiency.

PPI  [ Booth 3230 ]
Visitors will have a chance to look at a wide array of CEMA D, E and F idler products that have been designed to solve some of the most common conveyor problems, such as belt tracking, belt speed monitoring and material buildup issues. They can also get a firsthand look at the most innovative and reliable line of conveyor pulleys available today with our exclusive Pro Duty drum pulley and Herringbone Wing both on display.

Phoenix Processing Equipment  [ Booth 1021 ]
Phoenix Process Equipment Company will be showcasing their innovative Bucket Wheel technology. The Bucket Wheel is designed for the recovery, de-sliming and dewatering of sand and other granular bulk materials, with solids recoveries of 99%+ at very low power requirements. Phoenix also provides full systems for sand and minerals classification; fines slurry separation, thickening and dewatering; separating lightweight, deleterious materials from aggregate and minerals products; and for dewatering tailings slurries from aggregate and mineral processing plants.

Volvo CE  [ Booth 2121 ]
For World of Asphalt/AGG1, Volvo Construction Equipment will be discussing their Tier 4 final paver lineup, as well as educating attendees on the benefits of Volvo Intelligent Compaction with Density Direct and the asphalt compactor models that use this new technology.
Edge Innovate  [ Booth TBA ]
Edge Innovate manufacture a range of aggregates-related equipment. From and state of the art factory based in Northern Ireland, their aim is to help improve the efficiency of aggregate producers worldwide. Producing a range of equipment from stackers right through to slow speed grinders and trommels; EDGE Innovate products cover an array of applications. Make sure to come by our stand to see what solutions EDGE can provide you.

Deister  [BOOTH 2404]
Deister Machine Company, Inc. will highlight the New Deister (EMF-Series) Two-Mass Electromechanical Vibrating Feeder at World of Asphalt/AGG1. The new feeder is designed to allow greater control over high-capacity feed rates and productivity, while lowering costs per ton in a wide variety of aggregate applications. Engineered to deliver greater reliability and ease of maintenance, the Deister EMF Series features a machine weight that is more robust. Units incorporate a high-profile infeed lip; and a heavy-duty formed deck with replaceable liners.

Polydeck Corporation [BOOTH 3742]
PaneLite is Polydeck’s new series of screen panels that contain a high performance composite insert in place of a traditional steel insert. This insert reduces panel weight by nearly two pounds per square foot without sacrificing strength. The result is a screen panel that offers cost savings in handling and increased safety for your maintenance crew. Initial performance of the PaneLite series has also exhibited extended wear life and increased anti-pegging characteristics in some applications. See for yourself what a difference PaneLite makes in the Polydeck booth at AGG1.