AFW 600-3

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The AFW 600-3 is a wheeled paver that features the latest technology to help paving contractors be productive, efficient – and ultimately profitable. The comprehensive control system enables thorough monitoring of the paver. The user interface utilises an intuitive dashboard that makes the technology accessible to operators. Four-wheel drive helps the paver overcome challenging grades and underfoot conditions. An enclosed cab is optional.


APPLICATIONS

  • National roads
  • Highways
  • Country roads
  • City/municipal streets
  • Building lots
  • Large squares and courtyards
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Powered by a Stage V Cummins B 6.7 – C173 engine rated at 129 kW
  • Also available Stage IIIA Cummins QSB 6.7 – C173 engine rated 129 kW
  • Constant feedback from PaveManager 2.0, a CAN-based operator system
  • VarioSpeed, a load-sensing hydraulic system that reduces fuel consumption
  • Engine efficiency through EcoMode
  • TruckAssist™ for safe docking and efficient communication
  • Maximum paving speed of 28 metres per minute
  • Proportional sensors for consistent material flow
  • Electric or gas heated screeds
  • Tamper-vibration screeds and high compaction screeds

MATERIAL FEEDING SYSTEM

Material Conveyor
An efficient conveyor system ensures material flows consistently from the hopper, so productivity and quality goals can be achieved.

  • Tunnel shaped to optimise flow and limit segregation
  • Reversible twin conveyor system for smooth material flow
  • Individual front tensioner
  • Proportional speed control with paddle sensor system
  • Wide tunnel
  • Standard and high-capacity options with twice the number of conveyor bars for improved material flow
Auger System
Consistent auger distribution of material across the screed is essential to placing a quality mat with minimal segregation.

  • Proportional speed control by sonic sensors
  • Reversible and independently driven left and right augers
  • Hydraulic height adjustment of 250 mm, even while paving
  • Torque to handle diameters from 380–500 mm
  • Improved central drive system with slim gearbox
  • Small outer bearings that minimise segregation
  • Auger and auger tunnel easily extended to fit wider working widths
The Hopper
The hopper is designed to reduce spilling during connections between the paver and the lorries. It is also designed to maximise flow and minimise segregation. The result: improved quality in the form of smoother mats. An optional hydraulical front flap reduces spilling and improves the emptying process, ultimately resulting in less manual work.

  • Low dumping height
  • Separately controlled wings with solid rubber flaps
  • Rounded corners to prevent cold material from sticking
  SAFE Impact system
Ammann Premium Tracked Pavers offer the Safe Impact System – a hydraulic anti-shock push roller that avoids surface marks caused by truck docking. The system also extends docking length, providing flexibility to work with varied truck models.

Truck Assist (optional)
This system improves the communication between the paver and the truck driver. It also minimises bumps and spills that can negatively impact paving quality.

  • Allows easy and safe truck positioning
  • Simplifies the communication between the paver operator and the truck driver
  • Communicates via LED bars to provide an alternative to the use of a signal horn
Set Assist (optional)
This intelligent system saves the position of the auger and the screed before relocating the paver.

  • A single push of a button on the operator panel lifts the hydraulic front flap, auger and screed – and reverses the conveyor slightly
  • When the paver arrives at the next location, a single push of a button returns the system to its original position
  • This user-friendly system can be programmed to predetermined settings

OPERATOR PLATFORM

Pavemanager 2.0
The automated paving system constantly monitors the process and provides feedback
to operators. It also controls many key functions for precise results.

  • Features a CAN-based control system
  • Is connected both to the main operator control and to the screed remote control panels
  • Gives a full overview of the complete paving process.
  • Allows automatic programming of slope and / or crowning
  • Provides constant operator feedback
  • Saves and loads paving parameters for each layer (memory function)
  • Integrates the Mobamatic leveling system
  • Offers color displays and intuitive menues and functions on both, the main dashboard and the remote controls
Operator Platform
Featuring the Pavemanager 2.0 System, the operating system is identical to those of other Ammann pavers, making it easy and safe for operators to switch between models.

  • Clear sight lines to all work areas
  • Slidable and tiltable control console
  • 50 cm hydraulically slidable platform to both sides
  • 4 integrated working lights in the front and the back of the canopy (optional)
  • Weather housing to protect operator available on option

 

ENGINE, UNDERCARRIAGE KEY COMPONENTS

Engine
The engines on all Ammann pavers delivery power efficiently. The result is an ability to pull extended widths – and limit fuel costs, too.

  • Cummins diesel engine providing power from 129 kW to 194 kW, depending on paver model
  • Optimised energy conversion through load-sensitive engine speed control, efficient pumps and compact final drives
  • Cooling system driven by hydraulic motor thermostatically controlled
  • CAN-BUS system ensures operational reliability and centralized control
EcoMode
The EcoMode feature reduces fuel consumption, improving profitability. EcoMode also provides environmental benefits, including reduced noise and emissions.

  • Adjusts engine RPM to the jobsite’s requirements through a variably controlled system
  • Reduces fuel consumption and noise
  • Extends engine life
Vario Speed
This patented drive concept ensures optimal RPM at all times. A computer determines the necessary RPM and makes automatic adjustments. The reductions in fuel consumption are significant, with savings of 15 per cent on energy costs. VarioSpeed is standard on Stage V engines with Pavemanager 2.0 Advanced, and available as an option on Stage IIIA models.
Undercarriage
With its well balanced undercarriage, wide tyres and a pendulum front axle the large wheeled pavers give an outstanding driving experience, ensuring traction and ground contact of the front wheels at all time. The powerful drive allowes transport speeds up to 20 km/h, great for relocation within a jobsite. AFW 600-3 features 4 WD drive (2 × front wheels).
Tyres
Tyres are crucial to the paving process. They provide ground contact, which is essential to smoothness, and also play a key role in transferring the engine’s power to the surface.

  • High-performance tyres are specially selected for paving applications.
  • Tyre size of 445 / 80 R25 enables excellent ground contact and outstanding traction.
  • Tyres offer stability and outstanding grip.
Extra Traction
The load-sensing system provides a significant boost to traction, especially if the hopper is full. This grants superior traction even with extended paving widths.

  • Automatically adjusts front-wheel drive depending on the current load and power it requires.
  • Combines with electronically controlled rear-wheel drive to ensure optimal traction.
  • Provides a combination of precision and power.

 

SCREEDS

4-Tube principle
The high stability of the Ammann screeds is due to the 4-Tube principle design. These four tubes allow wide working widths without the need of any supporting rods. This makes the setup of the screed easier and saves time when preparing the paver for large working widths.
Screed Heating
Ammann screeds feature gas (LPG) or electric heating systems, leaving the choice of the preferred system up to the customer.
Electric heated screeds feature high quality insulations and powerful generator to reduce heat-up times. Well designed heating coils for the bottom plates and tampers grant a well distributed heat over the full length of the screed. Gas heated screeds feature a fast heat-up time that reach target temperatures quickly.
Eccentric Flexilever

  • Quickly and conveniently changes the angle of attack
  • Offers visual confirmation of the angle of attack
  • Adjustment made easy with one crank on each screed side
Simple side shield control

  • Height and angle adjusted with a single crank
  • Can be adjusted from behind the screed, keeping operators away from traffic
  • Integrated wiring

AFW 600-3 WHEELED ASPHALT PAVER – LARGE CLASS, PREMIUM
WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS
WEIGHT (INCLUDING STANDARD SCREED) 18 000 kg
A = MACHINE LENGTH 6380 mm
B = TRANSPORT LENGTH 6100 mm
C = WHEEL BASE 2240 mm
D = HOPPER LENGTH 2120 mm
E = MACHINE HEIGHT 3900 mm
F = TRANSPORT HEIGHT 3100 mm
G = HEIGHT (W.O. CANOPY) 2845 mm
H = MATERIAL LOADING HEIGHT 490 mm
I = MACHINE, OPEN HOPPERS WIDTH 3250 mm
J = TRANSPORT WIDTH 2550 mm
K = TRACK GAUGE WIDTH 2055 mm
L = MAX. APPROACH ANGLE 17° (front) / 16° (back)
CAPACITY & PERFORMANCE
PLACEMENT THICKNESS (MAX.) 300 mm
THEORETICAL PAVING CAPACITY 700 t/h
PAVING SPEED (MAX.) 30 m/min
TRANSPORT SPEED (MAX.) 20 km/h
WHEEL DRIVE
REAR WHEELS 2 × 445 / 80 R25
FRONT WHEELS 4 × 560 / 390–300
TRACTION 4WD (2 × rear wheels, 2 × front wheels)
TURNING RADIUS 2480 mm (inside) 6070 mm (outside)
MATERIAL FEEDING SYSTEM
HOPPER CAPACITY 13 t
HOPPER DUMPING HEIGHT CENTER (W. HOPPER FLAP) 575 mm
HOPPER WIDTH, INTERNAL 3140 mm
CONVEYOR TYPE Dual bar feeder
CONVEYOR WIDTH 2 × 580 mm
CONVEYOR CONTROL Automatic with limit switches
AUGER DIAMETER 380 mm
AUGER CONTROL Automatic with ultrasonic sensors
AUGER HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT 250 mm (hydraulic)

 

ENGINE
ENGINE MODEL Cummins QSB 6.7 – C173 Cummins B 6.7 – C173
RATED POWER @ 2200 RPM 129 kW 129 kW
EMISSIONS EU Stage IIIA EU Stage V
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 24 V
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 315 l

 

OPERATOR STATION
OPERATOR CONSOLE Slidable and tiltable control console, adjustable to any position
DASHBOARD Pave Manager 2.0 (PLC)
PLATFORM Slidable operator platform (500 mm left and right)
ROOF Canopy with integrated working lights

 

SCREED OPTIONS
STV 5100 G STV 5100 E STV 6000 G STV 6000 E
BASIC WIDTH 2.55 m 2.55 m 3.00 m 3.00 m
HYDRAULIC EXTENDED WIDTH 5.10 m 5.10 m 6.00 m 6.00 m
MAX. WORKING WIDTH 7.30 m 7.30 m 7.50 m 7.50 m
CROWN RANGE -2.5% to +4.5% -2.5% to +4.5% -2.5% to +4.5% -2.5% to +4.5%
HEATING SYSTEM Gas (LPG) Electric Gas (LPG) Electric
SCREED TYPE Tamper & vibration screed Tamper & vibration screed Tamper & vibration screed Tamper & vibration screed