Introducing the Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System: Unparalleled Visibility Into Aggregate Moisture Levels

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 14, 2024 – Introducing the Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System, an innovative solution poised to revolutionize asphalt production by providing unparalleled visibility into virgin aggregate moisture levels. This cutting-edge system is equipped with advanced features that empower operators with real-time data and insights, allowing for precise adjustments that can result in significant cost savings.

At the heart of the Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System is its carefully vetted moisture measurement methods. The system employs a state-of-the-art approach to gauge virgin aggregate composite moisture levels, ensuring accuracy and reliability in the asphalt production process. This measurement forms the foundation for the system's capability to deliver real-time moisture values, providing operators with immediate visibility into crucial data.

One of the standout features of the Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System is its comprehensive data logging functionality. The system records virgin aggregate composite moisture levels, enabling operators to track and analyze historical trends. This historical data serves as a valuable resource for optimizing processes and making informed decisions to enhance overall efficiency.

The real-time moisture values offered by the IntelliPac™ Moisture System are fully integrated into the plant control system, empowering operators to make on-the-fly adjustments, fostering a dynamic and responsive asphalt production environment. This level of visibility into virgin aggregate moisture allows for more precise addition of liquid asphalt cement, ensuring optimal asphalt mix consistency. Additionally, operators can fine-tune burner operations based on real-time moisture values, maximizing energy efficiency and reducing operational costs.

The Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System goes beyond being a monitoring tool; it becomes a catalyst for real money savings. By providing operators with the ability to make informed decisions and adjustments in real time, the system contributes to a more efficient and cost-effective asphalt production process. The visibility it offers into moisture levels not only enhances the quality of the final product but also transforms the way asphalt production is managed, ultimately leading to substantial savings and increased operational excellence.

Visitors to the 2024 World of Asphalt in Nashville, TN will have an opportunity to see and learn more about the Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System in person at booth 1263.


“Astec IntelliPac™ Moisture System is poised to be a game-changer for the industry. By delivering real-time data and insights into moisture levels, this innovative system empowers operators to optimize mix designs and minimize costly material waste. It's a leap forward in efficiency and quality control. Astec is proud to introduce this powerful tool to our customers. It is a testament to our commitment to advancing cutting-edge technologies that benefits our customers and the road construction industry.” – Aaron Schoolfield, Director of Parts Sales

“Astec has always been at the forefront of asphalt innovation, and the IntelliPac™ Moisture System is no exception. This cutting-edge technology represents a leap forward in moisture control, empowering producers with the data and insights they need to revolutionize their operations. With the IntelliPac Moisture System, Astec is once again leading the way towards a more efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable future for asphalt production.” – Greg Renegar, Vice President, Customer Success