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AMS Equipment Spotlight: Water Trucks

AMS Equipment Spotlight: Water Trucks

What is it?A water truck, also known as a tank truck or tanker truck, is a vehicle designed to carry liquids from one location to another. These trucks are comprised of 3 components: the cab for the driver, the tank for the water, and pumping equipment for dispersing...
Is the Asphalt to Blame?

Is the Asphalt to Blame?

We have high expectations when it comes to the life of our asphalt pavement. It is almost always the most expensive asset to replace. The Reserve Study often states this major common area component has a 25-year lifespan, prompting us to ask “what happened?” when...
AMS Equipment Spotlight: 2- and 3-Axle Move Trailers

AMS Equipment Spotlight: 2- and 3-Axle Move Trailers

What is it? A move trailer is an essential piece of equipment used to transport our heavy paving machinery from our yard to your job site. Bumper-to-bumper, the 2-axle is approximately 67’ long and can haul around 40 tons (80,000lbs) of equipment; and the 3-axle,...
What is a Pothole?

What is a Pothole?

What is it? A pothole is a depression in a road surface, parking lot, driveway, etc. where traffic and water erosion have removed broken pieces of the asphalt and underlying subgrade. What causes it? Potholes are generally the result of water erosion in the underlying...
AMS Equipment Spotlight: 4’ and 7’ Grinders

AMS Equipment Spotlight: 4’ and 7’ Grinders

What is it? An asphalt grinder (or cold planer/cold milling machine) is a large piece of machinery used to grind away the asphalt surface or down to the base layer. The adjustable depth allows us to remove a small layer (1” to 1 ½”) off the surface for a simple...