Wirtgen W 2000 planer - P3150060

A Wirtgen W2000 planer machine

Wirtgen W2200 planer - IMG 8783

A Wirtgen W2200 planer waiting for a road closure to start

Wirtgen are a German manufacture of specialist machinery for the highway construction industry and surface mining. The company builds Road Planers and Ground Improvement machines. Parent company the Wirtgen Group also owns Hamm a manufacturer of Road Rollers and compactors and Vogele a manufacturer of surfacing and concrete machinery, Kleemann crushing and screening machinery and Benninghoven static and portable asphalt plant.

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Planners (Millers)Edit

Wirtgen W35DC patch planer (Chris Wright) at Hillhead 2014 - IMG 5865

Wirtgen Patching road planer, sold to Chris Wright at Hillhead 2014

Pavement recycler'sEdit

plane off the old surface, processes it, mix in bitumen binder and relay the surface in one pass.

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Surface mining machinesEdit

lift coal seams, minerals, ores or most types of rock in precision layers without blasting.

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Soil stabilisation machinesEdit

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Slipform paversEdit

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