Trimble has launched a 3D grade control solution for Bobcat all-wheel-steer, skid-steer and compact track loaders.

The Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System for Bobcat Grader Attachments allows small contractors to work faster and more effectively on complex projects that require digital designs and 3D machine control. Large contractors can also benefit by using 3D machine control to complete the finish phase of projects more affordably and accurately with their Bobcat machines.

“Bobcat leadership in compact equipment combined with Trimble expertise in 3D grade control gives contractors a trusted, reliable solution," says Ryan Kunisch, marketing director for Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction. "With the first 3D solution for Bobcat equipment, compact machine owners can now take advantage of the significant efficiency gains provided by Trimble 3D machine control."

Using digital 3D models prepared in Trimble’s Business Center–HCE office software, the Trimble GCS900 system is ideal for footpaths, parking lots and sidewalks. Part of the portfolio of Trimble Connected Site solutions, the system includes the ability to wirelessly sync files to the machine, track assets and site productivity, and receive remote support or training. The Trimble GCS900 3-D system is available as an upgrade from the 2D laser-guided and sonic/slope systems already offered by Bobcat, so customers can easily leverage their initial investment in grade control.

The Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System for Bobcat Grader Attachments is available now through Trimble’s worldwide SITECH Technology Dealer Channel.

About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location, including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.