is a machine meant for laying pavement. Screed and tractor are main
constituent machines of the paver. Lorry containing the materials and
towing the screed is pushed forward by the tractor. The Paving machine
receives the material from the lorry and place it with the correct
dimensions onto the prepared surface forming a "mat". This mat
is then compacted by various types of rollers.
The paving machines can be varied according to the requirements with
the addition of new features including automatic level systems or
integral spray system. These machines can be either mounted on wheels or
on the tracks depending on the nature of the pavement pavers can be
classified as follows :
The pavers find their applications mainly in the following areas :
- Building roads
- Maintenance of roads
- Parking lot
- Paving of path etc.