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Test Press Data Analysis Help

Pine provides Excel® workbooks with some of its equipment as a way to help users handle and analyze data.  Occasionally workbooks are updated to improve them and we want you to have the most recent version. The current Excel® workbooks available for the Pine AF850TD Test Press or Pine AF850T test presses upgraded with a…

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GB1 Brovold Angle of Gyration

“What does the angle information on my AFGB1 calibration sticker tell me?  This is confusing!” Sound like you?  Keep reading.  This article is an attempt to bring some clarity to subject.  Angle of Gyration Defined AASHTO T344 provides the following definitions (See Figure 2), Section 3.1.  external angle – the angle formed between the external…

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Clean Your AFGB1’s Compaction Chamber

“I’m told I need to keep the compaction chamber of my AFGB1 free of asphalt.  It’s a real pain digging the asphalt out of the bottom of the chamber.  Is it really such a big deal?” Yes, keeping the bottom of your AFGB1 compaction chamber free of asphalt is important.  Frequently, our field service technicians…

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Keep Your G2 Control Software Current

Do you hate when you bump up against bugs in your software?  We do too.  And we try to make corrections to the G2 control software that eliminate.  Current Control Software for Your G2 Pine works to improve the control software for its G2 gyratory compactor.  Updates are available at no cost to G2 owners. …

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Changing the Battery in a G2

What kind if reminder or habit do you have for remembering to change the battery in your fire alarm?  Maybe you do it January 1st every year.  Maybe you put a reminder on your calendar.  However you do it, you realize the importance of having a good battery in place and you have developed some kind…

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Changing the Batteries in a G1

What kind of reminder or habit do you have for remembering to change the battery in your fire alarm?  Maybe you do it January 1st every year.  Maybe you put a reminder on your calendar.  However you do it, you realize the importance of having a good battery in place and you have developed some kind…

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Changing the Batteries in a 125X

What kind of reminder or habit do you have for remembering to change the battery in your fire alarm?  Maybe you do it January 1st every year.  Maybe you put a reminder on your calendar.  However you do it, you realize the importance of having a good battery in place and you have developed some kind…

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Keep your 125X Rollers Clean

“My boss tells me to keep the rollers on my 125X gyratory compactor clean.  Does it really matter?” Yes, it really does matter. Do the rollers on your machine look something like the ones below?  If so, you’ve got your work cut out. Understanding the System First, let’s get on the same page with correct…

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Clean and Lubricate the Spherical Seat on Your AFGB1

“I hate cleaning my machine!  It’s such a dirty job.  And, it doesn’t make a difference anyways, does it?” Does it?  Actually, it does make a difference.  Keeping your gyratory compactor clean and free of debris will reduce wear and ensure maximum performance.  Let’s consider only one specific part of the AFGB1, the spherical seat….

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