Every month, dozens of new products are introduced by manufacturers serving the rental industry. Here is a look at some of the latest offerings.
Landoll Corp. now offers the Series XL winches made by WARN Industries as a new option available on all traveling axle and traveling tail-model trailers. These hydraulic planetary winches are built specifically for the rental industry and are available with 20,000 or 30,000 pounds pulling capacity.
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Hyde Tools offers a new line of economical adhesive spreaders, each with two notched sides for applications from small mosaic tile to large ceramic floor pavers. Each 9- by 4-inch spreader is comprised of carbon steel and has a rolled-steel handle for reaching into corners or tight areas.
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With a maximum payload capacity of 27.5 tons, a heaped capacity of 20.3 cubic yards and a 365-hp engine with a high-capacity cooling system designed for hauler applications, the new TA250 is the latest addition to Terex' articulated truck line-up. It features a Tier 3 compliant Cummins engine, a ZF fully automatic transmission with manual override and a maximum torque of 1,234 foot-pounds at 1,400 rpm at 104,068 pounds operating weight.
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Pro-Tech introduces two Sno Blower skid-steer attachments as a complement to its line of Sno Pusher containment plows. The Sno Blowers are suited for quickly moving large amounts of snow such as drifts and clearing large driveways or long stretches of pavement. Both models feature a 20-inch fan diameter, a 14-inch auger diameter and a maximum throwing distance of 40 feet.
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PC Cox introduces two new pneumatic sealant and adhesive applicators. Jetflow3 is a multipurpose applicator that outputs both bead and spray, and is unique in replicating highly accurate spray patterns. The applicator is simple to change from bead to spray, and is suited for use with all conventional and sprayable low- to high-viscosity sealants. Airflow3 is a new-generation ergonomically designed single-component pneumatic bead applicator for industrial applications of low- to high-viscosity sealants.
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Pirtek USA offers pre-assembled replacement hydraulic valve blocks with quick-disconnect couplings and a pressure-relief valve for quick replacement of hydraulic attachments. Available in different sizes from 1/2, 5/8 and 3/4 inch, this easy-to-install and replace valve block allows operators to safely relieve hydraulic pressure before connecting or disconnecting attachments.
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Glacier Computer launches a new line of rugged industrial computing tablets for the mobile workforce. The new tablets offer standard configurations that are fully loaded with wireless capability, barcode imaging, camera, RFID, sunlight readable and resistive touchscreens. Windows XP or 7 Pro is also standard.
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The W18LTX cordless 4½-inch angle grinder from Metabo Corp. features a slim motor housing and ergonomic side handle and is designed for portable grinding and cutting. Safety features include advanced motor protection with a no-volt release switch that protects against unintentional starts when inserting a battery, a burst-proof guard that can be adjusted quickly without tools, and an electronic shut off that helps to prevent kick back.
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