The BG-225C is an intermediate sized track paver that is well suited to highways, city streets, county roads, lane additions, industrial sites, parking lots, overlays and other production-sized paving jobs. It is effective on new construction projects because of its steel track undercarriage which uses field-proven Cat D3 Track-type Tractor technology. This method of propulsion offers advantages when operating on unstable bases or on steep grades. Excellent tractive effort, low ground pressure and enhanced flotation are some of the advantages. The BG-225C is suited to all geographic regions that favor track pavers. Typical characteristics of theses areas include sandy, loose soil; sub-base or base materials that do not permit good traction by wheel pavers; and areas with significant grades. In addition, the versatility of the BG-225C allows it to work on a wide-width highway job one day and a confined parking lot the next. In addition to most Caterpillar Dealers, there are two additional authorized dealers in the United States that specialize in Barber-Greene branded paving equipment. Gateway Equipment Corp. of East Syracuse, New York (315) 437-7336 and East Amherst, New York (716) 689-1133 serves western, central and northern New York state. Closner Equipment Company Inc. of San Antonio, Texas (210) 732-2131 and Austin, Texas (512) 272-8200 serves central and southern Texas.


Tractor Weight 35891.21 lb
Operating Weight (with Extend-A-Mat 8-16B Screed) 39950.0 lb
Operating Weight (with Pavemaster 8B Screed) 32765.0 lb

Operating Specifications
Paving Width Minimum 6.0 ft
Paving Width Maximum 20.0 ft

Gross Power 121.0 hp
Net Power (ISO 9249) 112.0 hp
Net Power (SAE J1349) 111.0 hp
Bore 3.94 in
Stroke 5.0 in
Displacement 243.0 in3
Flywheel Power 90.0 hp
Engine Model Cat® 3054TA
Net Power (EEC 80/1269) 112.0 hp

Drive System
Maximum Paving Speed 220.0 ft/min
Maximum Travel Speed 5.0 mph

Service Refill Capacities
Fuel Tank Capacity 60.0 gal
Hydraulic Oil Tank 50.0 gal
Cooling System 8.3 gal

Hopper Capacity 177.0 ft3
Truck Entry Width 10.42 ft

Length with push roller & Extend-a-Mat B Screed 20.0 ft
Length with push roller & Pavemaster B Screed 18.42 ft
Length with truck hitch & Extend-A-Mat B Screed 21.58 ft
Length with truck hitch & Pavemaster B Screed 20.0 ft
Operating Width with Extend-A-Mat B Screed 10.75 ft
Operating width with Pavemaster B Screed 10.75 ft
Overall height 10.08 ft
Transport width (hoppers raised) with end gates with Extend-A-Mat B Screed 8.92 ft
Transport width (hoppers raised) with end gates with Pavemaster B Screed 8.92 ft
Transport width (hoppers raised) with out end gates with Extend-A-Mat B Screed 8.17 ft
Transport width (hoppers raised) without end gates with Pavemaster B Screed 8.17 ft
Transport height (muffler removed) 8.58 ft
Inside Turning Radius 3.0 ft

Caterpillar 3054TA Diesel Engine
The Caterpillar 3054TA is a reliable and durable diesel engine for years of low maintenance operation.

Turbocharged for Top Performance
The Caterpillar 3054TA engine is turbocharged for top performance and efficiency especially at high altitudes with no derating required up to 2134 meters (7,000 feet).

The transverse-mounted engine provides better cooling performance and greater accessibility for service.

Meets EPA/CARB low emissions engine regulations.

Low Sound Emission
Low sound emission complies with major regulatory rules.

Adjustment-free Direct Injection Fuel System
The adjustment-free direct injection fuel system keeps fuel consumption low.

Intake Manifold Heater
The intake manifold heater preheats incoming air for quick cold-weather starting.

Hydrostatic Drive System
The efficient hydraulic drive system eliminates chains and other mechanical linkages between the diesel engine and final drive components.

Closed-loop Hydrostatic Propel System
The closed-loop hydrostatic propel system provides efficient, low-maintenance operation.

Speed Control System
The speed control system maintains preset paving speeds throughout a job.

Propulsion Controller
The propulsion controller provides accurate control of steering and propulsion systems, assuring straight-line tracking.

Decel Pedal
The decel pedal provides foot control of the propel speed, freeing the operator to manage other paving functions.

Dual Path Steering System
The dual path steering system utilizes a steering wheel for simplified operation

Operator's Station
Single operator's station is designed for comfort and optimum efficiency.

Operator's Station Slides from Side to Side
The single operator's station slides from side to side and includes fully equipped instrument console and steering wheel with lockable cover.

Operator's Platform
The operator's platform can be positioned 305 mm (12") beyond each side of the paver for greater operator visibility.

Operator's Seat
The operator's seat pivots 152 mm (6") to the left or right to further improve operator visibility.

Low-mounted Engine
Low-mounted engine provides unobstructed forward visibility.

Control Console
The control console on the BG-255C has a full instrumentation package that keeps the operator informed of all major systems status.

Symbols and Functional Word Descriptions
Symbols and functional word descriptions are shown for all controls.

Gauges are Analog Type
Gauges are analog type for quick interpretation.

Warning Lights Illuminate and Horn
Warning lights illuminate and horn alert operator to: 1) high hydraulic oil temperature; 2) low hydraulic oil level; 3) low engine oil pressure; or 4) high engine coolant temperature.

Speed Control System
Speed control system allows the operator to dial a maximum paving speed. Once set, the paver returns to the preset speed when propel lever is in full forward position.

Feeder/Auger Control System
The exclusive feeder/auger control system provides precise mix delivery through the most advanced material handling system.

Left and Right Feeders and Left and Right Augers
Left and right feeders and left and right augers are all controlled independently, eliminating the need for feeder gates.

Feeder Speeds
Once the feeder speeds are set, the ratio of feeder speed to the maximum auger speed is automatically maintained by the material handling controller, regardless of propel rate or paving widths.

Controlling Mix Delivery
To control mix delivery, the operator sets a speed rate for each feeder that will maintain the desired mix level i the left and right auger chambers.

Component Wear
Component wear is reduced because full feeders run a slower speeds.

Potential for Mix Segregation is Minimized
The potential for mix segregation is minimized because head of material remains constant.

Gateless Feeders
Slower running feeders reduce wear and segregation.

Gateless Feeders Always Run Full
Gateless feeders always run full of mix regardless of the speed required to fill the auger chamber.

Drag Pans
Drag pans are constructed with abrasion resistant, heat treated steel.

Feeder Flight Bars
Feeder flight bars are forged steel and pinned to two strands of roller bushed chain.

Changes in Feeder Speed
When changes in feeder speed are needed, delivery of mix to the augers is immediate.

Potential for Segregation Reduced
Potential for segregation is reduced with slower running feeders, especially when working with large stone mixes.

Adjustable Height Auger Assembly
Adjustable height auger assembly promotes mat consistency and minimizes segregation.

Hydraulically Adjusted
The auger assembly can be hydraulically adjusted to 171 mm (6.75").

Working with Larger Stone Mixes
When working with larger stone mixes, segregation can often be eliminated or minimized by raising the augers to allow mix to flow unrestricted under the auger assembly.

Simplifies Loading and Unloading
The ability to raise the auger assembly simplifies loading and unloading from a transport vehicle.

Feeder Design Improves Mix Flow
Tunnel construction helps minimize segregation.

Distance Between Two Feeders Significantly Reduced
The distance between the two feeders is significantly reduced because the auger drive assembly is not part of the tractor.

Narrow Distance Between Feeders Minimizes Segregation
The narrow distance between feeders allows flow from both feeders to blend together easily as they discharge into the auger cavity. This design helps minimize segregation.

Auger Case
The narrow distance between feeders allows flow from both feeders to blend together easily as they discharge into the auger cavity. This design helps minimize segregation.

The BG-225C track system delivers superior ride quality.

Computer Determined Track Roller Placement
The computer determined track roller placement and special triple roller rear bogies achieve a smoother ride.

Cat D3 Track Rails
Cat D3 track rails include sealed tracks with split master link for dependable, low maintenance performance.

Automatic Track Tension System
The automatic track tension system provides low maintenance and few adjustments.

Increased Tractive Effort
Increased tractive effort with standard rubber track pads. Two-bolt attachment system for easy pad replacement.

Simplified service means more paving and less maintenance time.

Large Swing-open Doors and Panels
Large swing-open doors and panels provide access to all service areas.

Transverse Engine Mounting
Transverse engine mounting provides ground-level access to hydraulic pumps and engine cooling system.

Wiring System
Color coded and numbered wiring system simplifies troubleshooting electrical systems.

Lubrication Fittings
Lubrication fittings are clustered for quick service.

Propulsion and Material Controllers
Propulsion and material controllers provide diagnostic capability for trouble shooting hydraulic and electrical systems.

Optional Equipment

  • Oscillating Push Rollers
  • Truck Hitch
  • Lighting Package
  • Hazard Light
Controls and References
  • Automatic Grade and Slope Controls
  • Auger/Feeder Control Sensors
  • Rigid Ski
  • Outboard Leveler
  • Inboard Leveler
  • Mobile Stringline
  • Fore 'N Aft Leveler
  • Extend-A-Mat 8-16B Screed
  • AS2251 Screed
  • Pavemaster 8B Screed



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