Pneumatic Tire Compactor: Knead for uniformity

The PT240R rubber-wheeled compactor was developed in line with the latest expertise in the compaction of bituminous asphalt courses and natural soils. The strong kneading effect is a unique capability of the rubber-wheeled compactor. The large wheel load and elasticity of the rubber tires produce a constant insulating and sealing effect.

Top features of the Volvo PT240R include:

  • High-performance Cummins engine and hydrostatic travel mode.
  • Ballast of 10.5 – 26.5 sh tn (9,500 – 24,000 kg).
  • Central tire filling system for optimum tire pressure.
  • Patented, isostatic front axle with two plunger cylinders.
  • Sprinkling system.
  • Spacious panorama cab, fitted with heating and ventilation, offers perfect view of the working environment.
  • Easy operation thanks to two workplaces.
  • Large working temperature range -5 to 113° F (15 to 45° C).
  • Large ballast bunker 35.3 ft³ (1.8 m³).
  • Water-tight frame.
  • Small turning circle.
  • Hydrostatic steering.
  • Good accessibility to the service points.
PT240R Specifications
Rolling width 78.2 in (1 985 mm)
Operating weight w/ ROPS 36,070 - 52,910 lb (16 428 - 24 000 kg)
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