Currently most of the methods to control grading equipment to achieve the required production accuracy are based on conventional surveying, such as grade stakes and stringlines. BladePro System, developed by Spectra Precision in 1998, is a dual automatic blade control system that uses advance computer technology and user friendly operator controls. This system provides contractors a three dimensional machine control system for roads, railway beds and airport runway construction.
Fact Sheet ID Number
Construction Equipment & Methods
blade pro, grade control system, construction equipment
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "BladePro: 3D Automatic Grade Control System" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 64.