Product Focus - September/October 2021

Product Focus - September/October 2021

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Dump Truck

John Deere E-II

John Deere E-II articulated dump truck models, the 410E-II and 460E-II, incorporate customer-driven features, resulting in greater operator comfort, reduced fuel burn, increased uptime and lowered daily operating costs. The redesigned dump body is wider and has a lowered and leveled rail height to improve material retention. A new side-sheet design makes the load height the same from front to back, while the widened bin provides additional tire coverage and easier loading. Additionally, the bin rail features an angled top, helping to reduce material spillage while traveling. The optional, factory-installed auto lube feature is filled at ground level and takes the guesswork out of lubricating grease fittings. Optional LED lights provide greater visibility in lowlight settings. 800-503-3373; www.deere.com


Education/Training

Ditch Witch Certified Training for stand-on skid-steers

As job sites increasingly become more compact, it’s important that every operator has received training for safe and efficient equipment operation. With the Ditch Witch Certified Training modules for stand-on skid-steers, operators can access a free, in-depth and interactive training option to stay up to date on industry best practices. Designed for operator convenience, the modules can be delivered both online and in person. The module provides hands-on lessons on a variety of site and equipment preparation needs like proper personal protective gear, operational insights, attachment capabilities, job site safety and more. The modules also provide training in safely operating a variety of attachments, including bucket attachments, plows, pallet forks, trenchers and augers. Online training modules are available at no cost by visiting the website and registering for a free MyDitchWitch account. In-person training is available at any of the more than 175 global Ditch Witch dealership locations. 580-336-4402; www.ditchwitch.com


Excavating Equipment

Case Construction Equipment CX350D LR

Case Construction Equipment’s full-size CX350D LR (long-reach) excavator provides increased operating performance in applications that require long-distance bucket reach and precision. The new model features an elongated boom, arm and additional counterweight for increased digging capabilities in deep or long-distance digging applications while providing the same improved responsiveness and control of the D Series. With an operating weight of 88,200 pounds, the CX350D LR features a 268 hp Tier 4 Final diesel engine and up to 24,500 ft-lbs of bucket digging force. The extended arm and boom provide a maximum dig radius of 61 feet, 3 inches and a maximum dig depth of 46 feet, 3 inches. 866-542-2736; www.casece.com


MB Crusher MB-R800

The MB-R800 drum cutter is the second-largest in MB Crusher’s range of drum cutters and is compatible with any brand of excavator. The MB-R800 drum cutter is perfect when prepping the job site and grinding or breaking hard materials. Thanks to the unit’s twin-drive motor system, power is distributed to the side needing more power, allowing the unit to process the material evenly. The MB-R800 drum cutter is easily maintained some maintenance can be done right on the job site. 855-622-7874; www.mbamerica.com


Loader

Pettibone Cary-Lift 204i

The Cary-Lift 204i from Pettibone has a unique overhead lift arm design, giving the operator full front visibility when lifting or transporting loads. Additionally, the forks are capable of tilting down 90 degrees for specialized lifting tasks. It is powered by a 200 hp Cummins QSB6.7 Tier 4 diesel engine with DOC and SCR aftertreatment. The unit includes an engine-driven fan, cooling package and engine block heater. The machine provides a maximum load capacity of 20,000 pounds and max lift height of 16 feet. Offering four-wheel drive with two-wheel, four-wheel and crab hydraulic power steering modes — and with the wheelbase limited to just 12 feet — it can achieve a turning radius of 21 feet, 6 inches. Unlike forward-reaching articulated loaders, its heavy-duty, solid steel frame design allows it to take full loads into sharp turns without sacrificing load capacity or stability. 800-467-3884; www.gopettibone.com


Portable Barricade/Fencing

Oxford Plastics StrongFence 

Oxford Plastics StrongFence is designed to provide safe access for pedestrians through roadway and construction areas. The barricade system is stable and sturdy in winds up to 59 mph with perpendicular ballasts. The heavy-duty recycled plastic base is ADA compliant and nonconductive. Plastic mesh anti-climb top sections may be added to reach a height of 6.5 feet. Sections interlock to prevent tampering. The fence bases and top sections stack for easy transport and handling. 800-567-9182; www.oxfordplasticsusa.com


Safety/Personal Protection Equipment

MSA Safety TG5000 Gas Monitor

The TG5000 Gas Monitor from MSA Safety detects oxygen, combustible and toxic gases. It offers multiple sensor and installation options. Its modular single or dual sensor design doubles sensing power and reduces wiring costs. The intuitive design of the local interface makes it simple to install, use and maintain. Its OLED display and LED indicators show power, fault or alarm, gas readings and Bluetooth connection. A touch button accesses all functions. It operates in standalone mode or can be connected with a 4-20 mA output to a PLC or DCS. HART is available, and it supports remote monitoring, where the sensor must be separated from electronics. It has XCell TruCal sensors, which respond rapidly to gases. Self-diagnostics and SafeSwap capability enable sensor replacement without turning off the instrument. It includes a 95 dB audible alarm with horn silence control. 800-672-4678; www.msasafety.com/detection 


Trailers

Landoll Model 855 and 860

Landoll’s Models 855 and 860 construction series detachable trailers have a drop-side trailer option that features a 5-inch lowered track area and a raised center. This specialty option helps when hauling tall excavators, cranes or vehicles that must obtain the very lowest deck height possible. The outer track area is 14.37 inches from the ground with a 6-inch ground clearance when fully loaded. The track area is raised, wood-covered with 2-inch Apitong and is 24 inches wide into the main frame. The outside measurement of the main frame is 54 inches wide. 800-428-5655; www.landoll.com


Talbert Mfg. 5553TA

Talbert Mfg.’s 5553TA traveling axle trailer provides versatility and productivity for moving low-clearance and dead loads. The 55-ton trailer has a redesigned piggy-back cylinder for over 25% more power to move axles in adverse conditions, making it suitable for towing and recovery operations. A 36-inch loaded deck height and low 6-degree load angle provide safe, efficient loading and unloading for rental and general construction operations. A 20,000-pound planetary winch provides increased loading speed. A wireless remote controls the axles, winch and deck height from any position around the trailer, including the offside or behind the wheel of inoperable equipment. The 53-foot trailer is rated at 100,000 pounds distributed and 80,000 pounds concentrated in 10 feet to accommodate any load. 800-348-5232; www.talbertmfg.com


Utility Plow

Vermeer RTX1250i2

The Vermeer RTX1250i2 ride-on tractor boasts intelligent controls and interchangeable attachments to help maximize productivity for utility installation work. The controls deliver several productivity advantages, including Productivity Zone, Auto Plunge, TrenchSense electronic control system and EcoIdle engine control system. It is more convenient to customize and reconfigure the unit with intelligent i2 attachments that can be switched out in as little as 60 minutes. The self-identifying attachments communicate with the tractor and the machine’s controls are then adjusted according to the operational needs of the attachment. 800-837-6337; www.vermeer.com 



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