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Caterpillar updates mid-sized asphalt compactors

By Stephen Elliott

March 31, 2024

Caterpillar rollersCaterpillar, Irving, Texas, has added updates to the company’s line of mid-sized asphalt compactors. The Cat CB7, CB8 and CB10 asphalt compactors feature edge-management options, optional cab, optional split drums and a new mapping display. The mapping display provides an enhanced on-screen visual for easier recognition and touchscreen capability for simplified setup, the company said. Cat® Compact helps operators visualize the coverage area while recording pass-count and temperature data. The system utilizes infrared temperature sensors and GPS mapping to keep the operator informed of current mat temperature, machine position, pass-count and pass coverage.

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