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Cold Planers are pavement recycling machines. These machines are asphalt milling machines that are used to remove pavement or asphalt concrete from roadways. Cold planers can also known as pavement planers, pavement recyclers, mill or asphalt milling machine or roto-mills. A cold planer operates by bringing a rotating mandrel with spikes into contact with the pavement at a specific depth and slope. Cold planers come in many sizes and configurations to accommodate specific applications.