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Base Roller

Rollers are used to compact loose foundation, such as soil, gravel, asphalt, and bituminous materials and are primarily used for construction or agriculture applications. The rolling process ensures that foundations are compacted thoroughly so the materials are solid and do not come loose.Rollers, although their purpose has remained the same since their introduction in the 18th century to today, have many different features that help them obtain an accurate level of soil compaction. This type of roller has a single axle roller with a smooth steel cylinder that is "ballasted with sand or water to increase its self-weight". The roller compacts the materials on the ground by pushing the soil up in the direction of the movement. In self-propelled machineries, the soil encounters less disturbance and is usually more stable than if it is "pulled".