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Road pavers are usually big machines that are used to spread asphalt over a given area including tarmac roads. They are very powerful machines and very heavy too. The way the machines work is not hard at all and with the right kind of workers you’ll get your work done within a short while.
There are a lot of companies offering hire services for the tarmac pavers. Paving involves a process of activities and each step is completed by a different kind of machine. Activities include filling, flattening and layering.
The hiring companies will most likely hire out their operators too. These are highly competent people within the industry who have years of experience. Each company has their own hiring times and also their own prices. It is therefore important that you take note of this.
Before hiring any of the machines it is important that you evaluate the condition of the paver. Make sure it is in good condition to avoid wasting time in case of breakdowns.
Some of the pavers that you can hire include mini pavers, midi pavers and standard pavers.
The most popular mini paver is the bomag BF223. Its laying width is 1.4m-2.6m. It is compactly designed and very economical if the tarmac contract that you have is small. Its operating weight is 5t. They are also suitable for constructing pedestrian and cycle paths. It can also be used for garden landscaping, road construction at small scale and undertaking repairs.
Midi pavers include the Vogele S1303-2 with a laying width of 1.7m to 3.4m. It has a small size and is also very versatile and compact. It handles larger contracts. It is advisable that you evaluate the size of your contract before making your choice.
Some of the road pavers are specifically designed to handle construction of various surfaces that include minor roadways, cycle paths, farm tracks and footpaths.
Some road pavers in the upper mid and super range have ErgoPlus®. ErgoPlus® is a concept that makes paving tarmacs easier, less fuel consuming and safe. They also give a very higher quality output as compared to the others. One of such machines is the super 1300-2. These machines are very easy to operate.
Most companies that hire out road pavers will have them fully fueled for you with oil and gas. If you need machine handlers, they will provide highly qualified personnel who are very competent and hardworking.
The hiring companies will also have a wide range of machines to choose from according to the size and intensity of the tarmac paving contract at hand. Some will handle specific assignments while others are capable of handling all tasks.