Sweco Pavement Consultants

Sweco Pavement Consultants provide consultancy services within the sphere of strategic maintenance of road and airport pavements. The consultancy services provided by our experts are based on knowhow gathered over more than 50 years and an ambition to constantly be one step ahead. Regardless of whether the motivation is financial or political, it pays off to have good and reliable data allowing decisions to be made on an optimum financial basis and on time. Attractive and sustainable solutions assuring quality in strategic maintenance of road and airport pavements and an optimum economy require good tools for the daily work to be done. The combination of thorough knowhow, expertise, and experience forms a solid basis of Sweco Pavement Consultants’ experts’ consultancy services to our customers about asset management systems and measuring equipment making it easier to get a good overview of and to perform maintenance on all sorts of pavements on roads – in airports, ports and industrial areas.


  • Consultancy
  • RoSy® RAMS - Road Asset Management System
  • RoSy® APMS – RoSy Airport Pavement Management System
  • RoSy Support
  • Falling Weight Deflectometers
  • PRIMAX Design Software
  • Support, calibration and maintenance

Falling Weight Deflectometers

Falling Weight Deflectometers (FWD) from Sweco Pavement Consultants (PMC) are developed by pavement experts and are based on more than 50 years of experience. Our reliable and accurate equipment allows pavement engineers worldwide to measure road and airport pavements with state-of-the-art quality equipment and to get reliable data to form the basis of their work with designing new structures and calculating maintenance solutions. In this way, decision-makers are sure to have the best possible platform to keep pavements safe and well maintained for the traffic using them.

The PRIMAX FWD/HWDs are modular in design and easy to upgrade from FWD to HWD or SHWD and from Trailer-mounted to van-integrated and vice versa.

PRIMAX FWD/HWDs are some of the fastest and most flexible FWD/HWD equipment worldwide. Read more here.

Overview of equipment:

PRIMA100 Portable   LWD (0-28 kN) for large industrial floors, parking areas, thin asphalt layers, unbound material, subgrade soil, etc.
PRIMAX 1500 Trailer Van FWD (7-150 kN) for roads
PRIMAX 2500 Trailer Van HWD (7-250 kN) for harbours, small airports, roads, etc.
PRIMAX 3500 Trailer Van SHWD (7-350 kN) for airports, harbours, roads, etc.
Upgrade Trailer Van Upgrade from PRIMAX 1500 to 2500 or even 3500. Upgrade from trailer version to van-integrated version

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Compliance with international standards

PRIMA100 LWD complies with the following international standards:

  • ASTM E2583-07 (2015) “Standard Test Method for Measuring Deflections with a Light Weight Deflectometer (LWD)”
  • ASTM E2835-11 (2015) “Standard Test Method for Measuring Deflections using a Portable Impulse Plate Load Test Device” European Union specification CEN ICS 93.020
  • U.K. Interim Advice Note 73/06 Revision 1 (2009) “Guidance for Road Pavement Foundations”
  • Italy: UNI11531-1
  • NCHRP 10-84 “Modulus-Based Construction Specification for Compaction of Earthwork and Unbound Aggregate”
  • TPF 5(285) “Standardizing Lightweight Deflectometer Measurements for QA and Modulus Determination in Unbound Bases and Subgrades”
  • Minnesota and Indiana DOT specifications

PRIMAX FWD complies with the following international standards:

  • ASTM D4694
  • FAA AC 150/5370-11B
  • AASHTO R32

PRIMAX HWD/SHWD complies with the following international standards:

  • ASTM D4694
  • ICAO Annex 14 Volume 1 - Aerodrome - Design and Operation
  • FAA AC 150/5370-11B
  • AASHTO R32-11
  • Civil Aviation Safety Regulation: CASR Part 139 – Aerodromes

  • Bjarne Bylov
    Head of PMC Sale & Market
    +45 8228 1435
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  • Henny
    Sales Support Coordinator
    +45 8228 1481
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  • Yenni Munk
    Costumer Service Coordinator
    +45 8228 1565
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Contact persons for Sweco Pavement Consultants