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Spectra I.S. Holds Event at Carolina Cat

Fri May 27, 2011 - Southeast Edition
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Michael McCullough of Lane Construction Corp. tests out the Caterpillar 320D excavator equipped with a Trimble grade control system. Sensors are placed on the boom, stick, bucket and the cab to deliver pinpoint accuracy to the operator.
Michael McCullough of Lane Construction Corp. tests out the Caterpillar 320D excavator equipped with a Trimble grade control system. Sensors are placed on the boom, stick, bucket and the cab to deliver pinpoint accuracy to the operator.
Michael McCullough of Lane Construction Corp. tests out the Caterpillar 320D excavator equipped with a Trimble grade control system. Sensors are placed on the boom, stick, bucket and the cab to deliver pinpoint accuracy to the operator. (L-R): Mitch Christenbry of Carolina CAT; Jim Russell of J.T. Russell & Sons Inc., Albemarle, N.C.; and Mike Tropsha and Vic Morris, both of Carolina CAT. Russell attended the event to see how the latest technology could help him in his business. Tom McClaster (L) and Reggie Carrol, both of J.O. Flowe Grading, Midland, N.C., came to see how the lasers would be able to help them work more efficiently. Gray Clayton (in cab) of Sharpe Brothers, a division of Vecellio & Grogan, Beckley, W.Va., learns about the Trimble 900 grade control system on the Caterpillar 320D excavator from Jeff Hamm of Spectra I.S. (L-R): Lamar Hester of Trimble, Greg Bradley of Carolina CAT, and John Hampton and Teddy Bunten, both of J.W. Hampton Company, Boone, N.C., talk about the Cat 120M motorgrader equipped with the 3-D machine control system using GPS to automatically control The Caterpillar 279C track loader equipped with the Level Best grading box and laser system levels the demo area. The Caterpillar 120M motorgrader equipped with the 3-D machine control system was operated by many contractors during the day. The Caterpillar D6K XL is outfitted with Trimble’s automated blade control, which allows operators to move dirt more efficiently. Explaining how Trimble’s SPS Rover system operates to Shaun Lackey (C) of Lackey Excavating, Statesville, N.C., are Jeff Hamm (L) of Spectra I.S. and Elwyn McLachlan of Trimble. (L-R): Gray Clayton of Sharpe Brothers, a division of Vecellio & Grogan, in Beckley, W.Va., is welcomed to the event by Ed Upchurch of Spectra I.S. and Vic Morris of Carolina CAT. Ben Nann (L) of Spectra I.S. and John Crocker (C) of Carolina CAT go over with an attendee how the Trimble GCS 900 provides a 3-D solution at the bucket teeth.

Spectra I.S. held a demonstration day May 19 at the Carolina CAT facility in Statesville, N.C. Approximately 65 area contractors attended the event to learn about the latest technology offered by Trimble through Spectra I.S.