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Next Generation Commander III
Introductory Specifications

Tier 3 (Stage IIIA) C7.1 Caterpillar diesel.
Power: 173 hp (129 kW) @ 2200 rpm.


Fuel reservoir:
88 gal. (333 L).
Hydraulic oil reservoir: 162 gal. (613 L).


Five load-sense pumps for track, vibrator, trimmer, and conveyor functions.
One pressure-compensated pump for lift and auxiliary functions.
One fixed displacement pump for powering the cooling system fan.
Filtration: Industry standard filtration, including 10 micron control circuit filter, 100 wire mesh control circuit strainers and reusable double magnetic sump strainers.


Hydraulically powered, motor-in-head, variable speed, independently controlled.
Quantity: Eight hydraulic circuits and four hydraulic vibrators with mounts included with each machine.


Curb and gutter mold:
One mold standard, up to 36 in. (914 mm) wide. Optional molds available for curb and gutter, monolithic sidewalk and curb and gutter, barrier, parapet, irrigation canal, and more.


Frame hydraulically telescopes on the left side up to 6 ft. (1.83 m).


Hydraulic lift:
18 in. (457 mm) pressure-compensated hydraulic vertical adjustment with 6 in. (152 mm) manual vertical adjustment, allowing up to 24 in. (610 mm) of vertical adjustment.
Sideshift distance: 36 in. (914 mm) hydraulic sideshift.


High-pressure water system.
Capacity: 110 gal. (416 L) tank, hose, and nozzle.


Controls: GOMACO’s exclusive G+® control system features self-diagnostics for grade and steering and smart steer controls for paving accuracy and ease in operation. It features multi-language, metric or imperial settings, and a 6.5 in. (165 mm) anti-glare display screen.
Control indicators: Color graphical performance indicators allow operator to monitor control signals as machine follows stringline or 3D commands.
Reverse auto control: Single switch sets controls for automated control with machine traveling in reverse.


Hydraulically powered gear-driven crawler tracks.
Track length: 5.1 ft. (1.55 m). Overall length with fenders 6 ft. (1.83 m).
Track pad width: 11.8 in. (300 mm).
Track speed: For the three-track machine, up to 49.5 fpm (15.1 mpm) paving, and auxiliary up to 131 fpm (39.9 mpm); for the four-track machine, up to 37.1 fpm (11.3 mpm) paving; and auxiliary, up to 98 fpm (29.9 mpm).
Track tension: Fully automatic, hydraulically locks in on machine start-up, maintaining a steady tension on the track chain.
Leg height adjustment: Each leg adjustable in 4 in. (102 mm) increments for 28 in. (711 mm) manual adjustment with 42 in. (1067 mm) hydraulic adjustment.
Telescoping leg for positioning right front track: Hydraulically controlled, allows 36 in. (914 mm) lateral track adjustment range.
Power-slide leg for positioning rear track: Hydraulically controlled, allows 6.5 ft. (1.98 m) lateral track movement.
Power-swing leg for positioning left front track: Hydraulically controlled, allows track positioning from straight ahead to 13.5, 26, and 36.8 in. (343, 660, and 935 mm) to left outside of main frame or 13.5 and 26 in. (343 and 660 mm) to right toward center of main frame.


Hydraulically powered, reversible with charging hopper.
Length: 17.1 ft. (5.21 m) between pulley centers.
Width: 24 in. (610 mm).
Belt speed: Variable to 362 fpm (110 mpm).
Conveyor mount: 36 in. (914 mm) hydraulic slide adjustment with 6 in. (152 mm) hydraulic tilt cylinder and manual pivoting mount (slide and tilt) for negotiating discharge from the ready-mix truck and negotiating grade variations. Allows truck positioning to front or side of machine. Hydraulically powered mount controls conveyor slope.


SUBGRADE TRIMMER (sectionalized)
Sectionalized trimmer:
Internal hydraulic drive system and 24 in. (610 mm) diameter trimming wheel.
Trimmer wheel rotation: Upward cut.
Width: 42 in. (1067 mm) sectionalized trimmerhead includes one 24 in. (610 mm) drive section with hydraulic internal drive and 18 in. (457 mm) extension. Extensions available for trimming up to 10 ft. (3.05 m) wide.
Sideshift and vertical adjustment: The trimmerhead mount for the three-track machine has 36 in. (914 mm) hydraulic sideshift, 18 in. (457 mm) of hydraulic vertical adjustment and 6 in. (152 mm) of manual vertical adjustment, allowing up to 24 in. (610 mm) of vertical adjustment.


Overall length:
23.3 ft. (7.1 m) without conveyor.
Transport height: 8.6 ft. (2.62 m) without the mold.
Transport width: 8.5 ft. (2.59 m) without ladder.
Transport length: 27.9 ft. (8.5 m) with conveyor (measurement varies with conveyor tilt, positioning and length) and 23.3 ft. (7.1 m) without conveyor.


Overall length:
21.3 ft. (6.49 m).
Overall width: 25.1 ft. (7.65 m) extended and 19.1 ft. (5.82 m) retracted with ladder mounted.
Operational height: 11.6 ft. (3.54 m) with 3100 series mold and 10 in. (254 mm) paving depth.
Transport height: 9.7 ft. (2.96 m) without mold and stack, and 10.75 ft. (3.28 m) with 3100 series mold and without stack.
Transport width: 9.5 ft. (2.9 m) without ladder.
Transport length: 29.1 ft. (8.87 m).


Standard curb and gutter machine approximate weight:
29,500 lbs. (13,381 kg).


Standard four-track paver with 12 ft. (3.66 m) 3100 series mold approximate weight:
49,500 lbs. (22,453 kg).



  • Tier IV 173 hp (129 kW) @ 2200 rpm C7.1 Caterpillar diesel engine.
  • Consult factory for other engine options.
  • Barrier/parapet sidemount or centermount.
  • Monolithic sidewalk and curb and gutter package.
  • Trimmerhead extensions.
  • Left-hand discharge trimmerhead.
  • 48 in. (1219 mm) charging conveyor extension to accommodate longer conveyor requirements.
  • Conveyor truss assembly required on 24 ft. (7.32 m) long conveyors.
  • Auger provides fast and efficient concrete delivery.
  • Additional vibrator circuits and controls.
  • Hold-over assembly, hydraulically powered, required when paving adjacent to existing concrete slab.
  • Swinging drawbar extension, for use with molds wider than 48 in. (1219 mm).
  • Slipform molds, consult factory.
  • V2 paving mold.
  • 24 in. (610 mm) section with supported or self-supported power transition adjuster (PTA).
  • Auto-Float® attachment.
  • Polyurethane track pads.
  • Wireless remote for G+ curb and gutter machines.
  • 3D package for stringless control.
  • On-Board Camera.
  • Other options are available to customize machine to accommodate applications and customer needs.

GOMACO Corporation Recommends The Implementation Of All Safety Procedures.

MANUFACTURED UNDER ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING U.S. OR FOREIGN PATENTS: 5,190,397; 5,209,602; 5,924,817; 5,941,659; 6,099,204; 6,450,048; 2,211,331; 2,069,516; 7,044,680; 7,284,472; 7,517,171; 7,845,878; 7,850,395; AND PATENTS PENDING.

GOMACO Corporation reserves the right to make improvements in design, material, and/or changes in specifications at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation related to such changes.

Performance data is based on averages and may vary from machine to machine.



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"Dream Come True" - New Commander III - Shirley Concrete Company

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