SUMITOMO HA90C-2 Asphalt Paver is the most efficient 9 meter Asphalt Paver that could qualified job of 2.8 meter up to 7,5 meter without extension
Trans Sumatera Toll Project that categorized as Strategic National Project on 2012 by President Susilo Bambang Yudoyono, which the project itself was planned since 2004, but the project is realizing by President Joko Widodo at 2016. This 2.818 Km length project will connected many city among Sumatera, from Lampung on the Southeast part of Sumatera up to Nagro Aceh Darusalam on the WestNorth part of Sumatera. Indonesia Government has pointed PT. Hutama Karya (Persero) as developer for this project of Trans Sumatera Toll Road.
On the execution of responsibility that has been given to PT. Hutama Karya (Persero) by the government, PT. Hutama Karya (Persero) is collaborate with the others government company as a main contractor, which is PT. Waskita and PT. Wika to do the project construction and development. There is also another government company that being involved as vendor or subcontractor, one of them is PT. Hakaaston subsidiary of PT. Hutama Karya (Persero). PT. Hakaaston specialized on road work construction and development is pointed as main supplier for Hot-mix, Concrete and Ready Mix on this project.
Hakaaston Unit Pelaksana (UP) Palembang that has been appointed as executor for Asphalt Paving job on Trans Sumatera Toll Road Project on 34 Km Palembang-Kayuagung section is rely on Asphalt Paver SUMITOMO HA90C-2 as preference on 9 meter width asphalt paving job at main road. Ega F. Kurniawan as job field coordinator of PT. Hakaaston UP Palembang, is satisfied for the performance and reliability from SUMITOMO HA90C-2 Asphalt Paver. The result of paving job is perfect with good look surface and smooth, and also density result that effected from the surface till the inner side. The other point that feels by PT. Hakaaston as benefit are user friendly experiences on operating the unit because there is Bahasa Indonesia language as features that makes operator more easy to understand how to operating with advance, and the other thing is practically on mobilization the unit by time efficient on assemble and disassemble extension screed while preparation before starting the paving job.
Hakaaston in the beginning decided to start asphalt paving job with 2 Unit Asphalt Finisher with 4.5 meter width paving job each and applicate of Hot-Join method of paving connection but the result not as expectation and takes more time, man power also fuel consumption. Finally PT. Hakaaston decided to uilize SUMITOMO HA90C-2 Asphlat Paver with the specification 9 meter screed wide complete with extension to doing the paving job without hot join, because the quality of paving job is perfect and consider the time efficiency while doing the paving job, preparation and efficiency of operational cost. PT. Hakaaston mostly working up to 10-16 hours/day to do asphalt paving on this project to fulfill the target that already decide and meet the requirement of PT. Waskita Karya, and there is a roadblock comes from the rainy season come on early February when this documentation was taken.