Video: Trimble tech for soil compactors

By Mike Hayes25 January 2022

Horizontal steering addition to Earthworks Grade Control is an ‘industry first’

Soil compactor operators are able to focus on blade height and angle, as Trimble’s technology controls the horizontal steering

Construction technology specialist Trimble has added horizontal steering control functionality to its Earthworks Grade Control platform for soil compactors.

The company says the upgrade – which allows operators to focus on grading, while the compactor travels on an optimal pre-programmed route – has the potential to boost performance and cut costs, significantly reducing overlap and the total number of required passes.

Watch the video here...

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