Taking the Voodoo out of Automatic Grade & Slope Control

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Thursday, March 12 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: Westgate - Pavilion 11


Event Information

Title: Taking the Voodoo out of Automatic Grade & Slope Control

Description: Regardless of the brand of automatic grade & slope control system on your paver, they all work the same way. Companies spend a lot of money on automatic grade & slope control systems, however, they are often under-utilized. The goal of this session is to allow paving crews to feel comfortable setting up and using automatic grade & slope systems over a wide range of applications to achieve exceptional results.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn how automatic grade and slope controls work.
2. Understand how to setup grade sensors, sonic averaging skis, drag skis and slope control for smoothness, joint matching and some unique applications.
3. Know how to use automatic grade & slope control in commercial paving situations.

Type: CONEXPO-CON/AGG Education


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  • NAPA (National Asphalt Pavement Association)