Air compressor meets EPA emission standards
The M57 Mobilair utility mount portable air compressor delivers 210 cfm at 100 psig. It includes an easy-to-read curbside instrument panel protected by an aluminum hinged lockable door, and forklift slots and a single-point lifting bail to make cross mounting on service vehicles an easy task. A 28-gal. fuel tank provides 10 hours of continual operation. The compressor complies with Tier 2 EPA emission standards.
- Kaeser Compressors, 800-777-7873, www.kaeser.com
Software speeds takeoff process
ProEst takeoff software version 12 increases efficiencies during each step of a masonry and concrete contractor's takeoff process. The new Magnify Point Function allows users to easily select spots for measurement without zooming in or out of a blueprint, which expedites the takeoff process by reducing the number of steps needed. Other enhancements include the ability to view two plans at once, an auto-load function to import multiple images at one time, and improved integration with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
- Construction Management Software, 800-255-7407, www.proest.com
Jobsite boxes feature three storage options
The Monster Box Series features three durable and secure storage options for jobsites. Features include a four-point crane lift system that supports 2500 lbs, integrated recessed lock that is drill- and weather-resistant, and weatherproof pass-through for electrical cords. Fixed handles on the ends are recessed to stay out of the way and allow for easy gripping.
- Knaack LLC, 800-456-7865, www.knaack.com
Grinders capture dust at point of origin
The TEQ-Grind TG5V features a 750-W, variable-speed motor, has a 5-in. capacity, and comes with a 4.5-in. DXT turbo diamond blade. TEQ-Grind TG6V uses a professional-grade 1200-W, 12-amp, variable-speed motor, has a 6-in. blade capacity, and comes with a 5-in. DXT turbo diamond blade. Both grinders can be fitted with a dust containment system to meet pending OSHA guidelines mandating point-of-origin collection.
- DITEQ Corp./Diamond Tools & Equipment, 866-688-1032, www.diteq.com
Telehandler delivers big performance in small package
The TH255 super compact telehandler offers exceptional maneuverability for efficient work in tight areas. It has a rated load capacity of 5500 lbs, lift height of 18 ft 4 in., and capacity at maximum reach of 1850 lbs. The telehandler is equipped with a universal skid steer coupler and can handle a variety of work tools, including forks, hooks, buckets, augers, and brooms. It also includes a spacious cab, good sight lines, and ergonomic controls. The engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 3 emission requirements.
- Caterpillar Inc., 800-368-6029, www.cat.com
Sealant works on numerous materials
White Lightning is a single component, elastomeric polyurethane sealant that forms a durable, flexible bond with most building materials in many combinations. It is used for sealing expansion and control joints in masonry, concrete, cementitious board, stucco, wood, and aluminum. The sealant does not require mixing, withstands up to 50% joint movement, and is available in smooth and textured finishes.
- Krylon Products Group, 800-777-2966, www.kpg-industrial.com
Repair material creates feather edge
Architectural Finish is a polymer-modified, portland cement based repair material designed to provide a smooth finish to tilt-up wall panels, precast or poured concrete, and masonry surfaces, from feather edge to 1/4-in. thick. The product produces a smooth consistency when mixed, and is applied using a trowel, float, or sponge, with the finish sanded when dry. One 40-lb bag yields approximately 32 sq ft at 1/8-in. thickness, when mixed to a mortar consistency.
- The Quikrete Companies, 800-282-5828, www.quikrete.com
Anchor installation kit includes nine pieces
A new drilling and anchor kit includes the industry's most complete collection of components specifically designed for the installation of Tapcon hex head and Phillips flat head anchors. The nine-piece kit includes a masonry screw drill bit holder and Allen wrench, drill bit sleeve, 5/32-in. and 3/16-in. carbide drill bits with a flat shank to reduce slippage, two magnetic nut setters, and two Phillips head bits.
- Bosch Power Tools and Accessories, 877-267-2499, www.boschtools.com
Tie-back lifeline self retracts
The Talon fall protection device adds tie-back capability to a self-retracting lifeline. It includes a unique hook that has a 5000-lb gate strength. The lifeline is equipped with impact indicators on the legs to gauge the forces being exerted on the device. Three layers of webbing (3-1/2 ft) in the tie-back area provide increased abrasion resistance for added safety. The product is suited to a variety of tasks, including general construction, maintenance, scaffolding, and steel erection.
- Capital Safety, 800-328-6146, www.capitalsafety.com
Wet/dry vacuum uses plastic filter bags
The 1500 wet/dry vacuum is used for collecting masonry and concrete dust, concrete slurry, and jobsite debris. It is the industry's first vacuum to use plastic poly filter bags, which holds up to 10 gal. (more than 20x the amount of concrete dust collected by paper filter bags), and allows for simple, safe disposal of waste. A patented air guide maintains equal vacuum pressure inside and outside the bag.
- CS Unitec Inc., 800-700-5919, www.csunitec.com.
Machine includes new attachment mounting system
The V417 VersaHandler telescopic tool carrier is the first model to feature the Bob-Tach attachment mounting system. Select attachments for large-frame skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, and all-wheel steer loaders are approved for use with the machine. It includes a 75-hp turbocharged engine, 17-ft lift height, and 4400-lb load capacity. A universal joystick controls attachment functions, boom extension and retraction, auxiliary hydraulics, and boom float.
- Bobcat, 866-823-7898, www.bobcat.com
Line includes several mixers
The Statomix line includes a variety of plastic disposable static mixers that are used with metering and dispensing equipment to provide a low cost solution for handling two components. The mixer element is molded from polyacetal to withstand the high pressures generated by meter mix machines. The line also includes cartridge mixers for use with hand-held dispensing equipment.
- Sulzer Mixpac USA Inc., 603-893-2727, www.sulzermixpacusa.com