Vactor RamJet 850 Series truck jetter

Vactor Manufacturing has updated the RamJet 850 Series truck jetter, offering an optional aluminum rear shroud with heavy-duty, see-through Lexan windows that keep the hose and components warm while working in extremely cold conditions. The RamJet 850 comes standard with a certified water pump flow of 0 to 80 gpm at a variable pressure up to 2,500 psi at the hose reel and features a choice of front- or rear-hose reel locations. 800/627-3171; www.vactor.com.

Oxford Plastics composite modular road plates

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Composite modular road plates from Oxford Plastics have a highly visible yellow color, integrated anti-skid surface, chamfered edge, interlocking sections and can be installed by only two people. The plates are HS20-certified and DOT approved. 800/567-9182; www.oxfordplasticsusa.com.

The JT10 horizontal directional drill from Ditch Witch

The JT10 horizontal directional drill from Ditch Witch provides power in a compact form. Powered by an air-cooled, Tier 4 66 hp Deutz diesel engine, it provides 10,000 pounds of pullback force and a standard 16-gpm mud pump. The drill is equipped with an onboard 40-gallon fluid tank, and on onboard drill-pipe capacity of 324 feet and quicker cycle times. The JT10 also features an ergonomic operator station with a traversing seat that positions the operator in the center of the pipe rack for easy-to-reach pipe handling and comfort for long hours on the job. 800/654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com.

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Water Cannon’s quick-connect sockets

Stainless steel quick-connect sockets from Water Cannon are precision machined and will resist plug deformation when pressure spikes occur. The flow-through design provides a free-flowing unrestricted bore with minimum pressure loss. The sockets also feature a safety-locking collar with alignment pin; push-and-snap-lock, smooth-action collar with easy-to-grip barreled rings; and a replaceable O-ring for a watertight seal. Rated to 210 degrees and up to 6,300 psi, they are suitable for heavy-duty use. 800/333-9274; www.watercannon.com.

ASV VT-70 Vertical Lift Compact Track Loader

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ASV’s Posi-Track VT-70 mid-frame, vertical-lift compact truck loader features a vertical lift loader linkage for applications requiring extended reach and level loads. The undercarriage has Posi-Track rubber track suspension with two independent torsion axles per undercarriage, giving a smooth ride over rough terrain and speeds as fast as 11 mph. The VT-70’s auxiliary hydraulic system operates with an optional 28.4 gpm high flow and 3,300 psi. The machine includes large line sizes, hydraulic coolers and direct-drive pumps, transferring more flow and pressure directly to the attachment and preventing power loss. 800/205-9913; www.asvllc.com.

Volvo PL4809E rotating pipelayer

The PL4809E rotating pipelayer from Volvo Construction Equipment has an excavator-based design, advanced Load Management System and CareTrack telematics. Equipped with the Volvo Tier 4 Final engine, it delivers a maximum 242,000 pounds tipping capacity. The design provides stability and smooth hydraulics to work safely across rugged terrain and on slopes up to 35 degrees. It can be converted into a standard excavator by switching the pipelayer boom for an excavator in the optional digging kit. 828/650-2000; www.volvo.com.

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