Positioning Zone Laser Transmitter operates similar to a standard rotating laser, but transmits a unique Lazer ZoneTM signal to provide a working range of 2000ft! Instead of a traditional flat plane, the PZL-1 provides an incredible measuring area of 33ft in height! You can even link up to four laser transmitters for use on large sites to cover a distance of nearly 8000ft with elevation changes of over 130ft! No more taking time out to reposition your laser. With the PZL-1, multiple machines can use the same transmitter, even at different elevations for continuous production!
The PZS-MC (Positioning Zone Sensor – Machine Control) mounts to your paver in the same manner as traditional laser receivers. Unlike traditional laser receivers, the PZS-MC knows it’s exact position within the 33’ vertical working range of the PZL-1 at every moment. With its integrated GPS antenna, the PZS-MC antennas continuously and accurately provide elevation and horizontal position information to the Control Box containing the digital site plans.
Paving 3D-mmGPS incorporates the flexibility of GNSS with the accuracy of a laser Millimeter-accurate control in three dimensions. Using standard Topcon machine control components which can be swapped between machines, the Millimeter GPS system adds a laser transmitter unique to the construction industry that truly augments the GNSS position, to radically improve vertical accuracy. The same job file that controls your grading machines plugs in here too.
Topcon’s unique combination of GNSS horizontal positioning and LaserZone™ (mmGPS) for vertical precision provides your wide-track concrete paver with string-less control for the entire job. Move faster, with much less set-up. Integrate easily with the rest of the job phases that are already on 3D control. Only Topcon provides this ease of use, with this reliable control. The same job file that controls your grading machines plugs in here too. Wide-Track Concrete Paver 3D-mmGPS incorporates the flexibility of GNSS with the accuracy of a laser Millimeter-accurate control in three dimensions.
3D Curb and Gutter
The same unique combination of GNSS horizontal positioning and LaserZone™ (mmGPS) for vertical precision provides your Curb and Gutter machine with string-less control for the entire job. Just as with the other 3D paving systems, move faster, with much less set-up. Integrate easily with the rest of the job phases that are already on 3D control. Only Topcon provides this ease of use, with this reliable control.
Standard 3DMC Software
The mmGPS paving systems use the same standard for software. Topcon’s intuitive, easy to use 3DMC software controls the 3D paver with the same functions as other 3D machines. No need to learn a new software or retrain current users, it’s the same software making the transition to 3D paving a breeze!
The 3D paving system uses the same main components as all the other 3D machines. Swap components between the 3D Milling Machine, 3D Grader, 3D Dozer and any other 3D Topcon system. This feature gives the user the flexibility needed to complete a project from start to finish using the same equipment in all phases.
As if the ease of use and swappable components weren’t enough, perhaps the biggest sought after feature of 3D paving is the eleimination of stringlines! This direcly affects setup and maintance time on a jobsite which will in turn affect the users bottom line. No need to spend countless hours replacing and adjusting stringlines, they are gone!
By eliminating string lines and the time required to setup and maintain them, combined with the ability to use multiple mmGPS transmitters to cover the entire project, productivity increases without question. Jobs can be completed more efficiently, more accurately, more integrated and all with less work making mmGPS a good solution for all your 3D paving needs!
At the heart of Millimeter GPSTM is Topcon’s Lazer ZoneTM technology. This revolutionary technology brings together the simplicity of a rotating laser, the accuracy of a robotic total station, and the flexibility and multiple user capabilities of GPS into one complete jobsite solution! Topcon combines this revolutionary new transmitter with the PZS-MC receiver and Topcon’s GX-60 Control Box and slope sensor to create a system that’s changing the face of paver automation.
Knowing where the paver is located within the digital site plan, and knowing the grade required at that exact position, the control box sends correction signals to the screed to precisely maintain mat thickness and slope for that position on the site. And mmGPS is fast, continuously updating position and grade information so you work as fast as you want.