transport mode automatically with a sin-
gle push of a button before repositioning;
the hopper front, auger, screed and de-
flectors in front of the crawler tracks are
raised; conveyors are reversed; the screed
is locked in position and all the settings are
After repositioning, another push of the
button is all it takes to reset the systems to
the previous working positions. Apart from
enabling a consistently high paving quality,
it also saves on time.
For variable pave widths
Being able to adjust the screed quickly was
critical for the project The work was made
easier still by another new “Dash 3” function
- the ErgoPlus 3 screed operator’s console.
This has “SmartWheel” for infinitely variable
screed width control which impressed the
operator, Hüseyin Arkoc:
“With the SmartWheel I can infinitely
extend and retract the screed with one
finger. And I can do this at two speeds:
slow if I want to go along an edge or
fast if I want to extend or retract the
For safe transfer of the
When feeding the hopper, communication between the
feed lorry driver and the paver operator used to be a
This is overcome on the Vogele paver with “PaveDock
Assistant” which, through the use of clear light signals, e.g.
for reverse, stop, dumping the mix, etc. gives clear instruc-
tions to the truck driver.
•Vogele Pavers and Screed
Vogele Super 1900-3 pav-
ers equipped with Vogele AB 600
TV extending screed, the operator
can quickly safe settings while re-
positioning the machine and then
reset the machine to the same
The screed operator can adjust the
width by simply rotating a wheel
on the console.
The result is a consistent feed for
a high-quality finish.
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