The BG555E provides all of the technology and capabilities of a large asphalt paver in a smaller, more mobile size. It excels in a wide range of applications from routine commercial jobs to highway operations.


Maximum Operating Weight 39044.0 lb 17710.0 kg Less
Tractor Weight 29335.0 lb 13305.0 kg Less
Operating Weight with Screed 35290.0 lb 16005.0 kg Less

Operating Specifications

Standard Paving Width 2.44-4.75 m (8-15.5 ft) 2.44-4.75 m (8-15.5 ft) Less
Paving Width Minimum 6.0 ft 1829.0 mm Less
Paving Width Maximum 20.17 ft 6147.0 mm Less


Gross Power 142.0 hp 106.0 kW Less
Displacement 439.0 in3 4.4 L Less
Engine Model Cat C4.4 Engine with ACERT Technology Cat C4.4 Engine with ACERT Technology Less


Track Contact Length 8.1 ft 2.46 m Less
Overall height 12.5 ft 3840.0 mm Less
Transport height (muffler removed) 9.25 ft 2820.0 mm Less
Length with push roller & screed 19.0 ft 5.8 m Less

Service Refill Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity 50.0 gal 189.0 L Less

Drive System

Maximum Paving Speed 200.0 ft/min 61.0 m/min Less
Maximum Travel Speed 7.0 mph 11.0 km/h Less


Hopper Capacity 219.0 ft3 6.2 m3 Less
Truck Entry Width 10.5 ft 3200.0 mm Less
Truck Dump Height 1.9 ft 576.0 mm Less

Cat® C4.4 Engine with ACERT™ Technology

ACERT™ Technology manages combustion using a combination of air management, precise fuel delivery and careful timing in order to lower emissions and meet U.S. EPA Tier 3 engine emissions requirements.

High Capacity Cooling System

The deck-mounted cooling system provides a cool environment by exhausting hot air toward the hopper, away from operators and ground personnel.

Operator Comforts for a Productive Environment

The dual operating stations offer the best-in-class comfort, visibility and ease of use.

Advisor Monitoring System Simplifies Operation

The left operating console includes the Advisor Display that provides many unique features to assist the operator.

Mobil-trac Undercarriage Performs in All Applications

The Mobil-trac™ undercarriage provides superior durability while delivering unmatched mobility, ride, and traction in a variety of conditions.

Independent Material Handling System Promotes Hands-Free Operation

The gateless material handling system promotes hands-free operation by providing features such as ratio control dials, and independent control of each auger and each conveyor.

Generator System Provides Quiet Power

The high capacity generator provides power for the electric screed heat, auxiliary lights and job site tools.

Serviceability Features That You’ve Come to Expect

Simplified service means more time spent paving and less time spent on maintenance.

Screeds That Deliver Quality

Cat® asphalt screeds with front-mount or rear-mount extenders provide even material flow and unparalleled stability that result in smooth, high quality mats.

Caterpillar Customer Support is Unmatched in the Industry

Caterpillar offers “Solutions and Services” and around-the-clock support that meets your everyday needs.

BG555E Optional Equipment

Tractor Options
  • Auger and Mainframe Extensions
  • Power mainframe extensions
  • Auxiliary Power Panel
  • Decelerator Pedals
  • Friction Steering
  • Oscillating Push Rollers
  • Power Folding Hopper Apron
  • Mechanical Feeder Sensor
  • Sonic Feeder Sensor
  • Steering Guide
  • Track Plow
  • Truck Hitch
  • Umbrella
  • Uptime Kit
  • Warning Beacon
  • Washdown System (Including Ecological Version)
  • Upper tow point indicators
  • Cat Grade and Slope Controls
  • Product Link

Controls and Grade References
  • Automatic Grade and Slope Control
  • Non-Contacting Sonic Grade Sensor
  • Contacting Grade Sensor
  • Outboard Leveler, 9.15 m (30') and 12.2 m (40')
  • Inboard Leveler
  • Mobile Stringline
  • Fore ‘N Aft Leveler
  • Sonic Averaging Beam

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