Gehl compact excavators
The five new models of zero-tail-swing compact excavators from Gehl feature the Yanmar Tier IV (Z17) and Interim Tier IV engines (Z27, Z35, Z45, Z80). The hydraulic system incorporates two variable pumps and two gear pumps for simultaneous operation without loss of hydraulic power. The Z80 also features the ECO mode that reduces engine rpm by 10 percent, saving fuel when full speed is not needed. 800/628-0491; www.gehl.com.
Val-Matic Swing-Flex check valve
The Swing-Flex check valve from Val-Matic Valve & Manufacturing Corp. has a smooth, unrestricted, full-flow design for sludge and slurries and non-slam performance. Valve sizes range from 2 through 48 inches with fusion-bonded epoxy interior and exterior for pressure ranges up to 250 psi. 630/941-7600; www.valmatic.com.
Worksaver universal skid-steer adapter
The universal skid-steer adapter for standard pin-on loaders from Worksaver allows older loaders with pin-on buckets to be updated to the skid-steer attaching method. The adapter is 54 inches wide and 21.5 inches tall and can be paired with standard pin-on brackets or interfacing brackets. Features include all-welded design, plated handles, springs and locking pins. 217/324-5973; www.worksaver.com.
Watson-Marlow chemical injection pump
The 520R high-pressure chemical injection metering pump from the Watson-Marlow Pumps Group delivers flows to 55 gph and pressures to 100 psi. The tube element and pump head design enable the unit to be utilized in applications requiring accurate metering, dosing and transferring of harsh chemicals, including sodium hypochlorite, ferric chloride, sodium bisulfate, fluoride, carbon and lime slurries, polymers, aqueous ammonia, potassium permanganate and caustic slurries. 800/282-8823; www.wmpg.com.
Alfa Laval ALDRUM G3 drum thickener
The ALDRUM G3 drum thickener from Alfa Laval increases solids load capacity up to 30 percent within the same footprint as the standard ALDRUM unit. The new feed zone provides lower polymer consumption, while Power Plates reduce power consumption by the ALDEC G3 decanter centrifuges. 866/253-2528; www.alfalaval.us/wastewater.
Rig-A-Lite LED explosion-proof lighting
XP LED series explosion-proof lighting from AZZ Rig-A-Lite is available in 2- and 4-foot lengths with multiple lumen packages. Features include 60,000-hour system life, corrosion resistance, and replaceable Class 2 Philips integral LED driver and circuit boards. 713/943-0340; www.rigalite.com.
Rig Source multipurpose carrier
The Terramac RT9 rubber track multipurpose carrier from Rig Source has an 18,000-pound carrying capacity with 4.9 psi ground pressure when fully loaded. Powered by a 230 hp Cummins diesel engine, features include rollover protective structure (ROPS) and falling object protective structure (FOPS) components. Open- and closed-cab options are available. The carrier has a 17-foot, 7-inch overall length, 8-foot, 5-inch width, and 9-foot, 3-inch height with 20-inch minimum ground clearance. Driving speed is 2.5 to 6 mph with a 10-foot turning radius. 877/365-1649; www.rigsourceinc.com.
Endress+Hauser operations app
The operation app from Endress+Hauser is designed for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad mobile devices. The free app lets instrument engineers and maintenance technicians download operating instructions and technical information for Endress+Hauser instruments and analyzers and data from the Life Cycle Management program. The app can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/endress+hauser-operations/id556777232. 888/363-7377; www.us.endress.com.
John Deere crawler loader
The 655K crawler loader from John Deere has a PowerTech 6.8L IT4/Stage IIIB diesel engine that delivers 145 net horsepower at 1,800 rpm. Features include hydrostatic transmission with V-pattern or joystick control. Options include general purpose or 4-in-1 multipurpose bucket with lifetime lubricated bucket pins. Onboard diagnostics include a standard display monitor that provides real-time values for temperature, pressure and speed sensor. 800/503-3373; www.johndeere.com.
General Equipment earth augers
The 4450 Series of earth augers from General Equipment Company, designed for use with hand-held hole-digging equipment, feature a male shaft that slides into the end of the auger, helping eliminate bit breakage as well as damage to the auger. The one-piece, cast iron augers feature improved tooth position. Optional configurations are available for different soil types and job applications. 800/533-0524; www.generalequip.com.
Adalet explosion-proof enclosures
Division 1/Zone 1 explosion-proof enclosures from Adalet are made from 316L stainless steel. Designed for use in highly corrosive areas, the enclosures carry UL, cUL, ATEX and IECEx approvals. The enclosures have a watertight gasket and stainless steel cover bolts for Type 4X/IP66 ratings, stainless steel hinge kit, mounting panel, removable lifting eye bolts, cover alignment device, cast-on mounting lugs, and internal/external ground screws. A flat plate cover provides a surface for viewing windows and operating devices. Five standard panel sizes range from 10 by 14 by 8 inches to 24 by 36 by 10 inches. 216/267-9000; www.adalet.com.
ECCO high-intensity warning system
The 3410 SAE Class I LED Safety Director high-intensity warning system from ECCO is designed to direct traffic approaching from the rear of a stationary vehicle. The compact stick allows for unobtrusive interior or exterior mounting, either flush to the vehicle or using provided mounting brackets. Nine built-in flash patterns can be controlled from the cab. An LED display mimics the selected pattern in real time. 800/635-5900; www.eccolink.com.
Western double-walled fuel tank
The FuelCube double-walled fuel tank from Western International features 110 percent secondary containment, internal baffles to prevent surges, and removable
inner tank for cleaning and inspection. All connection points are inside the equipment cabinet. 203/847-4300; www.western.us.com.
Atlas Copco PowerROC T35E surface drill rig
The PowerROC T35 E surface drill rig with extendable boom from Atlas Copco features an aluminum feed system to drill straight holes and uses a cylinder with cables that drives the rock drill cradle for consistent ground contact. Low overall height makes it easy to transport. 800/732-6762; www.atlascopco.us.
Coxreels compact vacuum reel
The commercial-duty V117-850 vacuum reel from Coxreels has a direct hand-crank reel that handles 50 feet of 1 1/2-inch standard vacuum hose with bullet cuffs. Features include one-piece, steel U-shaped frame and open drum with direct-connect port. The powder-coated reel mounts to any horizontal or vertical flat surface. 800/269-7335; www.coxreels.com.
Guardair worker cleaning station
The Personnel Cleaning Station vacuum from Guardair Corp. is designed to clean dust, powders and debris off worker clothing, eliminating self-cleaning with compressed air and providing compliance with U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration directive STD 01-13-001 that prohibits the use of a gun, pipe or cleaning lance for self-cleaning that might blow a chip or particle into the eyes or unbroken skin of the operator or other workers. The unit weighs 13 pounds and includes a 5.5-gallon container, pre-drilled mounting bracket, 10-foot hose and air-agitator brush. 800/482-7324; www.guardaircorp.com.
Asahi wafer check valves
PVC wafer check valves from Asahi/America are available in 4-, 6- and 8-inch sizes. The valve's body, disc and stopper assembly are machined from solid PVC plate stock that conforms to ASTM D1784 cell classification 12454A. The valve conforms to ISO 5752 face-to-face dimensions and is installed by slip-fitting it between mating flanges. The valve body automatically centers on the mating flanges once the stud pack is installed. The 4- through 8-inch valves operate at up to 150 psi, and the 10- and 12-inch valves to 90 psi and up to 120 degrees F. 800/343-3618; www.asahi-america.com.
Moyno L-Frame cavity pump
The L-Frame progressing cavity pump from Moyno handles clean, thin, shear-sensitive products, as well as viscous, corrosive, abrasive slurries and sludges. Features include non-pulsating metered flow, long life, vibration-free operation, viscosities over 1 million cps, capacities to 450 gpm and pressure to 2,100 psi. 877/486-6966; www.moyno.com.
Sure Seal aeration butterfly valves
Two-inch aeration butterfly valves from Sure Seal replace conventional ball valves and eliminate the need for additional components for individual hopper aeration. They have a temperature range of -40 to 350 degrees F and maximum operating pressure of 100 psi. Weighing 3 pounds, the valves, designed not to gall or freeze, are made of a lightweight alloy and the seats are made of FDA-approved silicone. 800/382-1604; www.suresealinc.com.
Reed PE electrofusion pipe scraper
The PE scraper from Reed Manufacturing Co. removes dirt and oxidation from the outside diameter of pipe in preparation for the electrofusion process. Features include a non-skid, spring-loaded blade to keep constant pressure on the pipe for a smooth, finished surface. The scraper can be used anywhere along the pipe. A 6-inch clearance is required for turning the scraper around the pipe. 800/666-3691; www.reedmfgco.com.
Ditch Witch SK750, SK755 tool carriers
SK750 and SK755 tool carriers from Ditch Witch feature 25 hp or 32.8 hp Kubota diesel engines and accept 70 attachments. The carriers provide 800 pounds of lift capacity, 81-inch lift height and high-drive track system with bolt-on sprockets, wide-track rollers and replaceable spindles. The carrier has an optional single-level joystick control and two-way auxiliary control foot pedal for attachments. 800/654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com.