planers are those construction equipments that are used for repairing
asphalt abutting manhole covers, curbsides, gutters and driveways. In
pothole repairs and utility cuts also it is very useful. Moreover, it
rehabilitates and repairs the damaged road surfaces and lay new roads.
Cold planer is available in various models like front down design,
hydraulic controls, backhole mounted planer and open drum planer. In
front down planer, front part is very close to the ground. whereas in
hydraulic controlled planer machine is operated through hydraulic
The important feature of the cold planer is that the pressure is
activated at the center of the cutting drum. It has swing away hydraulic
controls and the points prone to wear are less. Bounce depends on the
rotation speed. Faster the rotation, less is the bounce.
Cold planer has the following applications :
- It can mill down gutter and manholes.
- Used for repairing and maintenance of roads.
- It also has utility in grading, surface removing, crushing and
- Cutting of pathways, pavements, lanes etc.