OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
Operator shall not operate roller for periods longer than 3 hours. Operator may resume 3 hour period of
roller operation after 1 hour of rest. Operating roller for periods longer than 3 continual hours may cause
injury to personnel from exposure to excessive body vibration levels from roller.
Do not turn roller vibratory system on while roller is standing still on a very solid surface. A loss of
steering can be experienced which could result in injury to personnel.
The following procedure should always be used to stop the roller, unless an emergency situation exists.
Damage to equipment can occur if parking brake is used to stop roller.
Turn vibration system off before stopping
on hot asphalt.
Roll with Both Drums Static. Vibration may not be
used at all on thin overlays of 1 in. (25 mm) or less.
The roller can also be run in the static mode for finish
rolling to smooth out any drum marks.
1 IN. (25 MM) OR LESS
Roll with Lead Drum Vibrating and Trailing Drum
Static. Some difficult asphalt mixes and mats less than
2 in. (50 mm) thick may require the operator to run
with the lead drum vibrating and the trailing drum
2 IN. (50 MM) OR LESS
Roll with Both Drums Vibrating. For maximum
compaction when the laydown thickness is greater
2 IN. (50 MM)
than 2 in. (50 mm), roll with both drums vibrating.