Light Equipment News

Tags
Light Equipment

Propane conversions available for Vanguard engines

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power engines are now available for propane conversion through Propane Power Systems. The EPA-certified conversions are available for 11 Vanguard and Commercial Series engines, ranging in displacement from 205cc single-cylinder horizontals up to 993cc BIG BLOCK V-Twin engines. These certified converted engines allow equipment manufacturers to offer propane to customers looking to take advantage of the benefits of propane-powered equipment. 

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Gas engine driven air compressor now Honda powered

VMAC has released the new G30 Gas Engine Driven Air Compressor, now powered by a Honda GX390 gas engine. The G30 offers up to 30 CFM at 100 percent duty cycle, making it the best choice for operators using air tools for light duty applications, including mobile mechanics, tire service technicians, and light duty contractors.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Snow plow blade for mini skid steers

Earth & Turf Attachments, LLC is pleased to announce a snow plow blade to fit on mini skid steer loaders. This 60-inch, manual-angle blade is designed to fit on the common mini skid steer mounts for the following Brands: Toro Dingo, Ramrod, Boxer and others that utilize the same mounting system. The blade has a 19-inch high moldboard, full spring trip, bolt-on, reversible cutting edge and its full-blade trip can be locked out for light grading or moving loose materials.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Vibratory plow aids in range of installations

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, has released the new, compact VP30 vibratory plow to help operators efficiently install a variety of residential utility products in tight spaces and with minimal surface disruption. From fibre to small irrigation pipe, the unit is the ideal, cost-effective solution for product installation beneath residential properties.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Briggs & Stratton introduces technology to prevent transportation damage

Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power developed and patented the Vanguard TransportGuard engine feature to prevent damage caused by oil and fuel dilution during transportation. The innovation effectively reduces maintenance and increases productivity. TransportGuard’s simultaneous fuel/ignition shutoff ensures that fuel stays in place during transport, preventing fouled plugs, hydraulic lock, oil dilution and other costly problems.

Read More

Tags
Industry News
Light Equipment

Atlas Copco rolls out first product at new South Carolina plant

Atlas Copco has produced its first piece of equipment, an XAS 185 portable air compressor, at its new production facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Facility construction, which began in January 2016, included lean manufacturing features to enable efficient and flexible processes that are sustainable for the environment. The compressor is the first product of Atlas Copco’s wide range of equipment, including generators and stationary compressors that will be produced at the plant, which officially opened in February 2017.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Hilti shifts cordless equipment to innovative 22-volt battery

Hilti has released an expanded cordless portfolio of solutions and services, complete with an innovative, backwards compatible 22V battery — an industry first. The Hilti 22V battery will work with new and previous generations of Hilti 18V Li-Ion cordless tools, providing a seamless transition for existing Hilti cordless tool customers. As a standard component of every Hilti cordless kit or combo, Hilti’s 22V battery provides longer work time per charge to improve productivity. This is one of the many ways Hilti’s expanded cordless portfolio of solutions and services can create lower total cost of ownership for contractors. 

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Wacker Neuson introduces the industry's first emission-free rammer

Wacker Neuson is introducing the industry’s first emissions-free, battery-powered vibratory rammer. Using lithium-ion battery technology, the AS50e is ideal for commercial interior construction or renovation projects, for use in poorly ventilated areas including trenches, or in sound-sensitive areas such as hospitals as well as for rental yards and environmentally conscious builders.

Read More

Tags
Light Equipment

Wacker Neuson introduces light towers that are the perfect fit for any job

Wacker Neuson’s new line of light towers offer big benefits in a smaller package. The LTV series features a compact-body design and vertical mast that allows for more units to be transported on a single trailer; 18 units will fit on a 48 foot flatbed truck. But don’t let the size fool you. These light towers are designed for long hours of lighting and industry leading 750 hour service intervals. The LTVs provide plenty of light for general job sites, site prep, concrete pours, special events, parking lots and road/bridge work.

Read More