New Hydraulic Coupler
ESCO Corporation has developed a new hydraulic coupler that gives machine operators a simple connection to attachments and provides enhanced site safety. The ESCO PosiGrab™ coupler features both front and rear locks that are mechanically engaged through the full working cycle. The natural position of the coupler is locked and only opens using forced hydraulic pressure. The connection and release of an attachment, including the visual confirmation that the locking mechanisms are engaged, is done without the operator leaving the safety of the cab. Along with the safety and ease-of-use benefits, the PosiGrab coupler was engineered to reduce stress on attachments and machines. For more information, call 503.778.6456, or visit www.escocorp.com.
Self-Contained Drilling Support Trailer
Fecon introduces the GL14 Support Trailer, a self-contained Grouting and/or Mud Drilling support system for drilling applications. The Fecon GL14 is an efficient work station for grout, mud mixing, and pumping operations. Hydraulic lift assist ramps allow easy access to features like the 200-gallon water supply tank for back flushing and cleaning, 58-gallon hopper for grout mixing, and 500 feet of grout line hose reel capacity. With everything fitting on a 6 ft x 14 ft flatbed trailer, the GL14 can be towed by truck or by the Fecon GL300 Drill Rig, it also has 4-wheel brakes, which allows for safe highway towing. The Fecon GL300 Drill and GL14 Support Trailer together provide “The Hole Solution” for geothermal ground loop installation. For more information, call 800.528.3113, or visit www.fecon.com.
EDGE Brush Mulcher
The new standard-flow EDGE Brush Mulcher attachment is designed for efficient mulching of brush in land clearing applications on standard-flow hydraulics. This powerful machine is equipped with a safety pusher bar to force brush or small trees down and allow the mulcher teeth to contact the lower portion of the brush to mulch it. The rest of the plant gets mulched as the machine moves through the working area up to 1-inch below grade. Features include 96 carbide-tipped teeth for long tooth life, smooth operations, and fine mulch. The rotor is designed with 6 staggered rows of teeth around the circumference that cut into and mulch wood material as it moves into the rotor. It also features a rear chain shield and a pressure gauge on the back of the mulcher for the operator to monitor hydraulic pressure while operating. A relief valve in the hydraulic circuit is also featured to prevent overloading of any drive components. Comes complete with hoses and flat face couplers. For more information, call 866.232.8224, or visit www.ceattachments.com.
Designed to work hard all day, every day, with peak efficiency, ease of operation, and exceptional reliability. The completely Stainless Steel and Nickel Chromium alloy infrared system is designed for maximum durability and efficiency providing the lowest cost per square foot in infrared asphalt restoration. Coupled with KASI product and applications support the Patriot system is the most successful in the industry. We will assist you every step of the way to get a new business up and running from day one. For more information, call 800.450.8602, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.kasiinfrared.com.
RIGHT TRACK SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL
Rubber Track Systems
Right Track Systems International manufactures completely rebuildable rubber track systems for various types of construction equipment. Its product lines include: skid steers, aerial lifts, telehandlers, and tandem axle truck tracks. Right Tracks can be built for any size of tire and make or model of machine (including many custom designs). Right Tracks offer a variety of grouser types and patterns, including poly urethane, UHMW, and even ice cleats. The grousers also come in a variety of depths to offer different amounts of track aggressiveness. Unlike any other track system on the market, the different grouser and ice cleat configurations can be inter-changed to suit different jobs and different seasons. For more information, visit www.righttracksystemsinc.com.
THUNDER CREEK EQUIPMENT
Service and Lube Trailer
Thunder Creek Equipment unveils a new service and lube trailer. This trailer holds 440 gallons of fluid in various combinations of 25, 55, and 110 gallon capacities. It can be configured with up to eight tanks for oil, antifreeze, diesel fuel, and diesel exhaust fluid. Oil reclamation and grease systems are also available. Pneumatic pumps are protected under two hatch doors and powered by a combined compressor/generator located in the rear utility box. Owners can upgrade this to Thunder Creek’s new Air N Arc® 150 3-in-1 welder/compressor/generator. The front toolbox houses a used filter drain pan and space for additional tools and parts. For more information, call 866.535.7667, or visit www.ThunderCreekEquipment.com.
SCREEN MACHINE INDUSTRIES
Tracked Cone Crusher
Screen Machine Industries, Inc. introduces the track-mounted CST Cone Crusher. The revolutionary patent-pending plant features a massive 51-inch Quarry-Duty cone crusher offering the highest weight to power ratio of any tracked mounted cone in the industry. This uniquely designed plant features a vibratory shaker screen located between the feeder and the cone crusher. Prescreening the fines will significantly reduce crusher wear costs and increase overall plant production. This American-made machine utilizes Grade 80 steel construction for outstanding strength and durability that will significantly extend the machine’s overall life. Other features include Caterpillar diesel power, heavy-duty tracked undercarriage and wireless remote control movement and operation. For more information, visit www.screenmachine.com.
Flight™ Safety Eyewear
Gateway Safety introduces Flight™ safety eyewear with an exclusive, patent-pending, temple design that features the biggest comfort advancement in safety eyewear in a generation. Soft, cushioned temple “wings” gently cushion the sides of the head. No matter what size face—wide or narrow, large or small— Flight offers absolute all-day comfort and a perfect fit. In addition to its Temple Technology™ construction, Flight has a unique floating lens design that allows air to flow between the frame and the lens, fighting against fogging. Plus, the product’s exceptional impact protection meets and exceeds ANSI Z87+, CSA Z94.3, and the ballistics section of the U.S. Military Standard, MIL-PRF-31013, Clause 220.127.116.11. For more information, call 800.822.5347, or visit www.GatewaySafety.com.
Modern Contractor Solutions, March 2013
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