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Wheel Asphalt Pavers

Caterpillar offers a broad range of Cat® asphalt pavers that compete in the rubber tire, steel track and rubber belted markets. High horsepower and excellent mobility help operators place the mat where they want it. All models are equipped with independent feeder systems designed to reduce segregation and handwork. The ventilation system draws fumes away from the conveyor tunnel as well as the auger chamber and redirects them away from the operator for a more comfortable working environment. Electronic self-diagnostics on the propel and feeder systems maximize maintenance efficiency and reduce machine downtime. Cat screeds feature hydraulic variable-width adjustment and electrically heated screed plates. They are available in rear-extender and front-extender models.

AP600F Wheel Paver

The AP600F is a mid to high production wheel paver that offers versatility for highways, rural roads, streets and other mid-sized projects.

  • Specification Summary

  • Operating Weight - Paver Only 13845 kg
  • Inside Turn Radius 1.5 m
  • Maximum Paving Speed - With Vibratory Screed 76 m/min
  • Maximum Paving Speed - With Tamper Bar Screed 25 m/min
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Product Details


Operating Weight - Paver Only 13845 kg
Operating Weight - SE60 V Screed only 3400 kg
Operating Weight - SE50 VT Screed only 3340 kg
Operating Weight - SE50 V Screed only 3284 kg
Shipping Weight - Paver Only 13558 kg

Operating Specifications

Inside Turn Radius 1.5 m
Maximum Paving Speed - With Vibratory Screed 76 m/min
Maximum Paving Speed - With Tamper Bar Screed 25 m/min
Maximum Travel Speed 14.9 km/h
Standard Paving Range - SE60 V 3.0-6.0 m (9' 10" - 19' 6")
Standard Paving Range - SE50 V, SE50 VT 2.55 - 5.0 m (8' 4" - 16' 4")
Maximum Throughput Capacity 1300 tonnes/hr
Maximum Paving Width - SE50 VT 8 m
Maximum Paving Width - SE50 V 6.5 m
Hopper Capacity 7.1 m³
Maximum Paving Width - SE60 V Screed 7.65 m


Gross Power 151 kW
Engine Model Cat C7.1

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 278 l
DEF Tank 19.1 l

Fuel Efficient and Quiet

Efficient power management and advanced Eco-mode optimize fuel efficiency and lower sound levels.

Cat C7.1 Engine

The C7.1 engine provides 151 kW (205 hp) at 2200 rpm and meets emissions standards equivalent to U.S. EPA Tier 3 and EU Stage IIIA.


Eco-mode utilizes an engine speed of 1650 rpm and reduces fuel burn by up to 5% over Cat E-series pavers while also lowering sound levels even more.

Automatic Engine Speed Control

When automatic engine speed control is activated, the engine speed is reduced to an idle speed of 1000 rpm when the propel lever is moved to neutral, or to 1300 rpm when screed heat is active.

Advanced Eco-mode

Eco-mode and automatic engine speed control when activated together modify the engine rpm based on load factors. When activated the engine will operate at 1650 rpm when paving. If the upper power threshold is exceeded, the engine speed will increase to 2200 rpm and remain there until the demand drops below the threshold and remains there for 30 seconds, ensuring reliable performance.

Quick Starter

Exclusive 70 kW integrated generator delivers fast heating screed plates, quiet or quick heating options, and simple monitoring. The system is designed to save time and fuel while providing reliability for the life of the paver. Advanced diagnostics keep the screed heating, even in the event of a sensor failure.

Quiet Heating

Quiet heat mode operates at an engine speed of 1300 rpm and provides heating in under 15 minutes.

Quick Heating

Quick heating mode provides a heat-up time in under 35 minutes when equipped with the 10.0 m (33 ft) wide-width paving package.

Temperature Ranges

Three preset heating options provide a wide range of temperatures for various mix designs; Low is 110 degrees C or 230 degrees F, medium is 130 degrees C or 266 degrees F, high is 160 degrees C or 320 degrees F.

More Control

The dual operator stations provide complete control and good visibility to truck drivers from either side of the operating platform. Station transfer occurs with the simple press of a button and all the settings automatically transfer, making the transition from side to side very easy.

Better Visibility, Exceptional Comfort

The dual independent operating stations can extend beyond the frame for good all-around visibility. The low profile, front-mounted cooling system improves forward viewing and the redesigned auger assembly optimizes visibility to material height in front of the screed. The heated seat option, multiple seat adjustments, and tilting consoles conform to the operator to provide day-long comfort. Also, the top-mounted cooling system directs fumes, hot air, and fan noise away from the crew for a cooler and quieter working environment.

Fumes Management System

The exclusive ventilation system draws fumes from the conveyor tunnel as well as the auger chamber and redirects them away from the operator for a more comfortable working environment.

Water Resistant Displays

The water resistant displays provide excellent reliability and meet IP67 common water submergence ratings. The switches have been tested to one million cycles without failure. If a failure does occur, grouped components are serviceable and it's not necessary to replace the entire console.

Single Touch Operation

Single touch features for the auto-fill feeder system, feeder system activation, and hopper control, allow operators to concentrate on truck exchanges and other duties for improved efficiency.

Simple Technology

Technology helps operators perform. Intuitive symbols and large graphics simplify operation., while the interactive LCD display with touchscreen access to generator activation, screed temperature control, and mix height adjustment, increase efficiency.

More Efficient Delivery

High production features include large throughput capacity and over-sized feeder components that enable the system to run slower, limiting wear while also reducing fuel consumption.

Auto-Fill Feeder System

Simplifies starts by alternating the conveyors and augers until the mix height reaches the sensor point.

Single Touch Feeder System

Automatically activates the entire feeder system with a single button for better efficiency.

One Touch Hopper Control

The hopper wings and hydraulic apron can be folded with a single touch and release. The system can be tailored to activate left or right wings, or the front hydraulic apron independently or together.

Cleanout and Warm-Up Mode

This feature activates the augers, conveyors, and tamper-bar (if equipped) at a reduced speed, allowing the application of release agents to prevent material build-up.

Mix Height Adjustment

Mix height adjustment in front of the screed can be modified from the tractor LCD display for increased versatility when needed.

Hydraulic Mainframe Extensions

The optional 457 mm (18") hydraulic mainframe extensions attach to the auger assembly and provide smooth material flow out to the extenders. They retract with the screed extensions when reducing paving widths.

Multiple Feed Sensor Options

The feeder system can be tailored to automatically operate with 0, 2, or 4 feed sensors. When paving with 0 sensors due to a failure, simply set the feeder system to automatic and adjust the mix height setting, no need to cycle the manual switch as previous models required.

Easier Service

Hardware-free bed plates simplify replacement and bottom side mounting hardware for the chain gaurds eliminates bolt wear and material build-up for easier replacement.

Wheel Undercarriage

Quick reacting speed control ensures that responsive power is immediately available.

Power Turning System

A postion sensor located in the left steering cylinder helps maintain consistent travel speeds when making turns by adjusting the drive speed of the propel motors according to the steering angle of the front wheels. This unique system leads to better mat quality and less wear on the drive system.

Four-Wheel Drive

Provides power to the front bogie wheels for additional traction. A dedicated pump delivers a 50% increase in torque over previous models.

All-Wheel Drive

Provides power to the front and rear bogie wheels. It delivers a 200 % increase in pull force over the previous models.

SE-Series Screeds

The SE-Series screeds provide new heating technology, increased durability, easy adjustment, and better efficiency. The screeds are available with tamper bars and vibration or vibration only.

Screed Heat Technology

Exclusive zone monitoring allows heating to continue in the event of a temperature sensor failure. The system also monitors heating elements for failure conditions, eliminating unnecessary replacement.

Easy Adjustment

Feeder system ratio adjustment capability from the screed provides versatility. Standard hydraulic adjustment for extender height, slope, and crown, allows for on-the-go adjustment at standard and maximum paving widths.

Two-Speed Proportional Extender Control

Exclusive two-speed proportional extender control provides slower speed for precise control around obstacles and quick reaction when extending paving widths.

Better Efficiency

The heating elements slide out for easy replacement, no need to remove the screed plates. Machined screed frames simplify plate replacement and leveling.

Tamper Bar Screed Option

Tamper bar equipped screeds increase density as it tucks material under the screed plates. Three stroke settings of 2, 4, and 7 mm provide versatility and has a variable tamper speed of 700 to 1800 rpm.

Wide-Width Paving Packages

Exclusive power controls simplify adjustment across the entire paving width for better mat texture and quality. An innovative design utilizes extender slope to attach wide-width paving packages, eliminating the need for additional lifting devices.

Cat Grade Control

Cat Grade Control is a factory-integrated guidance system that helps remove irregularities from the surface and control mat thickness for increased production, lower operating costs, and higher profitability.

Easy Operation

F-Series pavers allow Cat Grade Control to be operated from any of the two tractor or two screed consoles. Split screen mode can be setup to monitor each side of the screed allowing a single person to monitor operation.

Precise Control

More accurate control, maximizes mix utilization, saves money. True averaging with sonic sensors that utilize 5 transducers, 2 readings are discarded and 3 averaged. A 10-point Auto-Calibration eliminates over/under adjustment from a single calibration point. Cross-coupling, slope and elevation are maintained with height adjustments. The true 9 m (30 ft) sonic averaging beam modifies tow point movement by 1/3 of total grade deviation.

Highly Reliable

Water-resistant displays, factory installed components, and consistent routing deliver performance. Sealed components withstand heat, moisture, and vibration, and the built-in temperature sensors provide better reliability than bail-type sensors.
  • Options
    •  Air-ride Seat with Heat
    •  All-Wheel Drive
    •  Auger and Mainframe Extensions
    •  Auxiliary Power Panel
    •  Ballast
    •  Cat Grade Control
    •  Decelerator Pedals
    •  Ecological Washdown System
    •  Feed Sensor (Sonic or Mechanical)
    •  Front Wheel Assist
    •  Hardtop Canopy
    •  HID Lights
    •  Leveling Devices
    •  Lights (Working or Roading)
    •  Mainframe Extensions (Power or Manual)
    •  Power Folding Front Apron
    •  Product Link
    •  Oscillating Push Rollers
    •  Steering Guide
    •  Tow Point Indicators (Upper)
    •  Truck Hitch
    •  Generator
    •  Umbrella
    •  Uptime Kit
    •  Ventilation System
    •  Warning Beacon
    •  Wide-width Paving Packages
    •  Windshield w/Hardtop Canopy
  • Air-ride Seat with Heat
    • All-Wheel Drive
      • Auger and Mainframe Extensions
        • Auxiliary Power Panel
          • Ballast
            • Cat Grade Control
              • Decelerator Pedals
                • Ecological Washdown System
                  • Feed Sensor (Sonic or Mechanical)
                    • Front Wheel Assist
                      • Hardtop Canopy
                        • HID Lights
                          • Leveling Devices
                            • Lights (Working or Roading)
                              • Mainframe Extensions (Power or Manual)
                                • Power Folding Front Apron
                                  • Product Link
                                    • Oscillating Push Rollers
                                      • Steering Guide
                                        • Tow Point Indicators (Upper)
                                          • Truck Hitch
                                            • Generator
                                              • Umbrella
                                                • Uptime Kit
                                                  • Ventilation System
                                                    • Warning Beacon
                                                      • Wide-width Paving Packages
                                                        • Windshield w/Hardtop Canopy
                                                          • Grade References
                                                            •  Non-Contacting Sonic Grade Sensor
                                                            •  Contacting Grade Sensor
                                                            •  Outboard Leveler, 9.15 m (30') and 12.2 m (40')
                                                            •  Inboard Leveler
                                                            •  Mobile Stringline
                                                            •  Fore ‘N Aft Leveler
                                                            •  Sonic Averaging Beam
                                                            •  Rigid Ski, 9.15 m (30') and 12.2 m (40')
                                                          • Screed Choices
                                                            •  SE50 V Vibratory Screed
                                                            •  SE50 VT Tamper-bar Screed
                                                            •  SE60 V Vibratory Screed

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