The Wirtgen Group at bauma China 2010: new road building products, Kleemann crushers enter the market
Wirtgen presents W 100 L and green road maintenance technology
On display from Wirtgen are six milling machines: the W 35 DC, W 50, W 100, W 100 L, W 1900 and W 2000 represent the most popular models for the Chinese market. The W 1900 and W 2000 have gone through a design facelift, their machine design is now adapted to the new generation of large Wirtgen milling machines. The W 100 and the W 100 L are the most efficient and highly versatile 1 m machines for local contractors.
The rear loader W 100 is a compact cold milling machine for removing pavement layers or milling tie-ins as part of road rehabilitation projects. The optional Flexible Cutter System (Light) permits the use of milling drums with different tool spacings. Detachable loading conveyor and fold-in support wheel are standard features.
The W 100 L is a light version of the standard machine W 100 with a front-wheel drive. Due to the fact that the W 100 L is not equipped with a loading conveyor it is a very compact and manoeuvrable machine for milling work in city areas or confined space job sites. The operating stand of the W 100 L is very user-friendly and offers a simple operating concept for carrying out the main milling functions. Clearly arranged controls enable intuitive handling of the machine while unambiguous symbols provide safety and clarity.
The new cold recycler and soil stabilizer WR 2000 XL is based on the successful model of the WR 2000 but adapted to specific local market requirements. It can be equipped with an industry standard 2.00 m wide recycling drum, optionally with a 2.40 m recycling drum, and cuts up to 500 mm deep. The WR 2000 XL is offered without a cabin and with basic options only. The new machine is a state-of-the-art, 315 kW/422 HP class soil stabilizer and cold recycler which gives contractors and road builders a high-performance alternative to the larger WR 2400 and the WR 2500 S. In addition to dry stabilization, the WR 2000 XL stabilizes with emulsions, and can be equipped with a high capacity water pump for dry soil conditions, or for cement or lime stabilization projects.
The WR 4200 is the largest cold recycler produced by Wirtgen. The high-performance machine recycles roads across the full width or individual carriageways. The recycler's working width is continuously adjustable between 2.80 m and 4.20 m. The recycler permits the addition of bitumen emulsion, foamed bitumen or water-cement slurry.
A special area of the stand is dedicated to the “Green Mix Technologies” offered by Wirtgen China: Visitors will get to know the details of the complete cold recycling process for highways and expressways and will learn about ongoing infrastructure projects in China using cold recycling technology for structural rehabilitation. Economically efficient and environmentally friendly use of the Wirtgen Green Mix cold recycling technology with foamed bitumen reduces emissions, saves on new material and thus can help to reduce cost.
The Wirtgen slipform paver range is represented by the SP 250. The small slipform paver is the specialist for paving monolithic profiles in offset applications. The moulds can be mounted on the right or left side of the machine. In addition, the SP 250 paves inset concrete slabs with a standard working width of up to 2.50 m. The machine will be displayed with four crawler tracks.
Vögele: five asphalt pavers from the market leader
Among the highlights from Vögele are the market-specific road pavers of the 9 m and 13 m class. The Super 1800-2 is equipped with an AB 600-2 screed (9 m) and the Super 2100-2 with a SB 250 TV screed (12 m). The Super 1800-2 is one of the most compact-sized and powerful models around in its performance class covering a wide range of applications. The Super 2100-2 is a real workhorse: the paver featuring a highly modern design handles even largest contracts with excellence and ease, let alone its high cost-effectiveness. The maximum paving width is 13 m and a laydown rate of up to 1,100 t/h as well as a paving speed of up to 25 m/min can be achieved.
Special equipment from Vögele on display is the successful Super 1800-2 SJ. The Super 1800-2 with SprayJet Module is ideally suited to paving thin layers on spray seal or for any kind of conventional paving on tack coat. Replacing wearing course to rehabilitate roads is a particularly economical and eco-friendly method. Since its launch the Super 1800-2 with SprayJet Module in its standard version for pave widths up to 5 m and a 2,000-litre emulsion tank has performed excellently. An extra emulsion tank is now available for contracts requiring large rates of spread. The extra tank holds 5,000 litres, so that a total of 7,000 litres of bitumen emulsion can be carried on board the paver for spraying. Another option offered are spray bars for pave widths up to 6 m.
A new road paver segment is presented with the compact machines Super 800, Super 1103-2 and the Super 1300-2. Thanks to its compact size, variable pave width and excellent performance, the Super 800 easily handles paving jobs such as footpaths, cycle paths, small areas, applications on public grounds as well as repair and reinstatement work. Based on its overall concept, the Super 1103-2 features a particularly compact design and high economic efficiency. Wherever the paving job is building minor roads or surfacing small areas, this wheeled paver is the ideal candidate. The Super 1300-2 is a highly versatile paver of the compact equipment class which, thanks to its small size, handles a wide range of most varied surfacing tasks including combined footpaths and cycle paths, farm track applications or minor roadways.
Hamm: the new CompactLine, the successful HD 120 and HD 130 models
The new CompactLine from Hamm is just as user-friendly as ever, but now quieter and more powerful. The CompactLine is represented by the models HD 8, HD 10 and HD 12. Key features of the CompactLine include excellent visibility, low profile and ease of handling. Other reasons for the success of these compact rollers are their superb driving characteristics, high compaction force and low centre of mass. With the new, exceptionally quiet, environmentally-friendly yet powerful Kubota engines, engine power is increased in all machines with a roller drum width of more than 1 m. A throttle lever with newly-integrated intermediate indexing enables the engine speed and thus the speed of the vibration drive of the new models to be adjusted. The vibration frequency can now be adjusted using a handle. The operator platform is fully insulated against vibration, thus improving comfort levels. The operator's seat, steering column and tread plate are mechanically isolated from the framework, which significantly reduces vibration and makes working with the CompactLine even more pleasant.
On display are also the very successful HD 130 and the only real oscillation roller on the market in China, the HD O 120 V. The tandem rollers of the 12 t and 13 t class feature an ergonomic driver's seat with multifunctional control levers, in addition the driver's seat includes a rotatable and pivotable steering wheel and instrument panel. Both rollers convince through outstanding visibility to the surface and edge of the drum and surroundings. The models feature also crab steering to extend the working width. The hydrostatic all-wheel drive ensures great climbing compaction and the turbo-diesel engine produces high performance and a low noise level. On board is also a sprinkler system with two water pumps, spraying jets visible from the driver's seat.
Premiere for China: new Kleemann impact crusher MR 110 ZS
Wirtgen China launches a campaign for introducing mobile crushing and screening equipment from the renowned German manufacturer Kleemann into the market. A highlight will be the display of the brand new impact crusher MR 110 ZS in Shanghai. The new generation of Kleemann impact crushers is a class by itself in terms of capacity and availability. The new material flow concept consistently prevents narrowing of the material stream, and the system widths of the conveyor elements "open" in the material flow direction. This allows performance values to be attained that are unmatched in these size classes. For the MR 110 Z, which has a crusher inlet opening of 1.100 mm, input capacities of over 350 t/h are measured. The outstandingly economical performance is made possible by the extremely efficient direct drive. A latest-generation diesel engine transmits its power almost loss-free via a robust fluid coupling and the V-belts directly to the flywheel of the crusher. This drive concept also enables enormous versatility, as the rotor speed can be adjusted in four stages. The machines are equally well suited to use in quarries and in recycling, where the input material is often highly inhomogeneous, particularly for difficult processing of construction waste.
Wirtgen China continues market success
Wirtgen China has been a loyal partner to Chinese customers for more than 25 years: the company is present in the country with nine sales and service branches, e.g. in Shanghai, Nanjing, Xi`an, Guangzhou, and a local production facility in Langfang/Hebei Province. The headquarters of Wirtgen China in Langfang provides more than 45.000 sqm for production, sales, service training and administration. Almost 300 employees work for Wirtgen China.
In 2010 Wirtgen China will deliver over 500 machines to customers all over China. A sales record in the history of the company is expected reaching a total sales turnover of 1 billion RMB. Therefore Ulrich Reichert, CEO and Managing Director of Wirtgen China, looks optimistically into the future: “Our customers will profit highly from our new machine developments in all road building and road rehabilitation applications. With our road building equipment we offer the best cost-benefit relationship to contractors and authorities. And I am very positive that our customers will also appreciate the new Kleemann technologies we are introducing this year into the market. Kleemann is a worldwide renowned manufacturer of high quality mobile crushing and screening equipment. There is a huge potential for mobile Kleemann crushers in the local contractor market, particularly for recycling of construction rubble as well as for processing many different kinds of minerals”.