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    A road reclaimer is a machine used for crushing asphalt layer and combining it with the base beneath. This is intended to fortify dilapidated highways. Asphalt emulsions may be added while the pulverization process is ongoing.

    Road Reclaimer Dimensions: Caterpillar RM-500

    The Caterpillar RM-500 has a maximum machine width of 9.58 ft / 2.98
    m. The width at rear wheels is 9.17 ft / 2.82 m and the ground clearance is 20.67 in / 530 mm. The height at ROPS/FOPS canopy is 11.33 ft / 3.48 m and the operating length is 31.67 ft / 9680 mm. The wheelbase is 20.42 ft / 6.25 m.

    Weight and Engine Specifications

    The gross power is 540 hp / 403 kW. The engine used is the Cat C15 ACERT and the net power is 540 hp / 403 kW. The stroke measures 6.7 in / 171 mm and the bore is 5.4 in / 137 mm. The operating weight w/universal rotor is 59900 lb / 27165 kg and the operating weight w/breakaway reclamation rotor is 62049.03 lb / 28145 kg.

    Other Specifications

    The impressive reclaimer dimensions of the RM-500 are matched by its other specifications. Its travel speed is 5.7 mph / 9.2 km/h. The rotor specs are as follows: the width is 96 in / 2438 mm while the diameter is 54 in / 1375 mm. The maximum depth is 16 in / 406 mm. The maximum travel speed is 5.7 mph / 9.2 km/h.

    Caterpillar RM-300

    The Caterpillar RM-300 has a maximum machine width of 9.83 ft / 3 m. The operating length is 32.83 ft / 10000 mm and the wheelbase is 20.75 ft / 6.32 m. The ground clearance is 28.3 in / 720 mm and the width at rear wheels is 9.25 ft / 2.82 m.

    The gross power is 350 hp / 261 kw and the engine model is Cat C11 ACERT. The net power is 349 hp / 260 kW and the stroke is 5.5 in / 140 mm. The bore is 5.1 in / 130 mm. The fuel tank capacity is 279 gal / 1056 and the travel speed is 2.7 mph / 4.3 km//h.

    Road reclaimer dimensions will be different if you look at the specs made by other manufacturers. Even the ones listed here may change. It is best if you talk with a dealer so you can get updated specs of the reclaimer.

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