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In-cab backhoe attachment for skid steers increases producitivity

The design of the new EDGE In-Cab Backhoe for skid steers allows the operator to remain in the comfort and protection of the cab, operate all of the backhoe functions including vertical stabilizers, side-shift, boom extension, swing, dipper and bucket, as well as the ability to move the machine as needed. Without ever leaving the cab, operators will experience more productivity as they are able to increase cycle times in any trenching application.  

The EDGE In-Cab Backhoe is easy to assemble and basically consists of installing new cylinder pins, attaching the top and bottom mounts, connecting to the skid steer loader and securing arm hooks. Steps on the backhoe frame make it easy to get in and out of the cab. Once seated, the control assembly tips back and all of the controls for the backhoe and the skid loader are conveniently at your fingertips.

Features of the new EDGE In-Cab Backhoe include a powerful digging depth of 9’4” (2850 mm), an extended reach of 10’11” (3340 mm), pivot rotation of 180 degrees and a maximum angle of bucket rotation of 206 degrees. Vertical stabilizers and 40” (1016 mm) side-shift features allow operators to dig next to buildings, fence lines or other obstacles. Cushioned swing pads at three points offer smooth stop at maximum swing and stick retract.

This new EDGE In-Cab Backhoe fits up to most Gehl and Mustang skid steer loaders and comes standard with auxiliary hydraulics, hoses and flat face couplers. Buckets are available in 12” (300 mm), 16” (400 mm), 20” (500 mm) and 24” (600 mm) for any size trenching job.

See the new EDGE In-Cab Backhoe attachment, along with many other attachments and accessories on the website at www.ceattachments.com or call our friendly attachment experts toll free at 866-232-8224.

See the new EDGE In-Cab Backhoe Product Announcement, Spec Sheet and Video at www.ceattachments.com.

 

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Atlas Copco Dynapac F800T Tracked Paver Designed to Prioritize Visibility, Jobsite Safety

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac F800T tracked paver joins the company’s 10-foot highway class paver range. The new paver meets Tier 4 Final emission regulations and enhances productivity through operator comfort and optimal visibility.

The operator has high visibility of the paving surface with the paver’s dual, swing-out operator platforms. The dual operator platforms swing out from each side to give the operator a clear view of the worksite. The platforms also eliminate operator fatigue from prolonged leaning that can occur when an operator strains in a stationary seat to get a clear view of the work surface.

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Terex Trucks Appoints Equipment Sales & Service Ltd. in Alberta

Edmonton-based heavy equipment supplier, Equipment Sales & Service Ltd. (ESS), has been appointed by Terex Trucks as the official distributor and service provider of articulated and rigid haulers in Alberta, Canada.

Founded in 1946, the family-owned business is one of Canada’s oldest and most established heavy equipment companies, as well as one of the largest national service providers. The Terex Trucks haulers will complement the company’s current line of construction product offerings.

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Roadtec Autotracking Seamlessly Links Paving Train, Eliminates Inconsistencies with Speed and Distance

The Autotracking package automates the Roadtec Shuttle Buggy Material Transfer Vehicle, allowing it to operate at a continuous speed with a paver. This new option enables the paver to set the speed for the shuttle buggy preventing any defects in the mat associated with stopping and starting the paver.

Currently, MTV operators have to continuously monitor and adjust their speed to keep their distance from the paver constant; with the Autotracking package, that constant worry is eliminated. The speed of the shuttle buggy is automatically adjusted up or down to maintain a set distance from the paver. This option seamlessly links the paving train and improves operation by eliminating inconsistencies with speed and distance.

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Versatile Screeds for Vögele Vision Pavers Provide Vibration Across Full Paving Width

Designed specifically for Vögele Vision pavers, the front-mount VF 600 and rearmount VR 600 screeds are used with the new 10-foot Vision 5200-2i tracked paver and the 10-foot Vision 5203-2i wheeled paver. It has vibration across the full paving width, up to 25 feet 6 inches. Basic width is 10 feet, and it can be extended hydraulically up to 19 feet 6 inches. With bolt-on extensions fitted, maximum width is 25 feet 6 inches.

Equipped with Vögele’s guide system, the VF 600 extending screed builds road pavements of highest quality and superb evenness. The compact design allows for great visibility to all areas. The VF 600 is useful for multivariable applications like parking lots with islands and light poles; residential and city streets with storm sewers, gas and water mains, and intersections; and applications with multiple obstructions. The VF 600 also has the rigidity and weight to maximize smoothness on highway and airport projects.

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Weiler C110 Combination Compactor: Effective on Asphalt and Soil Compaction Projects

Weiler has integrated the back end of the Cat CS 54B Soil Compactor, the tank and drum from the Cat CB-64 Asphalt Compactor, and a variety of Cat components to create a new, unique product: the Weiler C110 Combination Compactor.

This is an excellent roller for cities, counties, municipalities and contractors looking for a productive machine that is effective on both asphalt and soil compaction projects. Dual propel pumps, limited slip differential and two speed ranges provide excellent traction in even the most challenging operating conditions.

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Weiler Combination Compactor Meets Challenge of Asphalt Paving in Mountains

To reach compaction rates in the low 90s when placing 2,600 tons of asphalt as a driving layer three inches thick on a subdivision’s winding labyrinth of roadways on the side of a mountain range in Utah is the kind of job that requires a highly skilled crew and the proper equipment.

Staker Parson Companies had both. Staker Parson is a general contractor specializing in road and highway construction, site development, excavating and demolition, and is also a producer of sand, rock, ready-mixed concrete and asphalt. To help reach the target compaction densities on this project, the company utilized a Weiler C110 Combination Compactor.

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ASTEC Announces Dates for 2016 Advanced Customer Schools

ASTEC, INC., an Astec Industries company, has announced the dates for the 2016 Advanced Customer Schools. Every year ASTEC strives to improve the experience for the Advanced Customer Schools attendees. New for the 2016 schools, ASTEC makes the customer school experience available to even more attendees by offering two more weeks of schools for a total of six weeks altogether.

Attendees can choose to attend one of these sessions: January 4-7, January 11-14, February 1-4, February 8-11, February 15-18 or February 22-25, 2015.

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Doosan Opens Mississauga Parts Depot to Support Eastern Canada Dealers

Doosan heavy equipment dealers can now fulfill urgent parts needs from a new 10,000-square-foot Canadian parts depot, located in Mississauga, Ontario, to serve Eastern Canadian provinces.

The new Doosan parts depot in Mississauga is designed to supplement the company’s parts warehouse in Chicago, helping to improve delivery speed for critical parts, reduce wait times and enhance customer service.

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Cedarapids CR652RX Remix Paver Boasts New Tier 4 Final Engine, Improved Operator’s Platform Design and Telematics

Offering its industry-exclusive Remix Anti-Segregation System, the Cedarapids CR652RX from BOMAG is powered by a 260 hp (194 kW) Cummins Tier 4 Final diesel engine, offering the latest technology to meet today’s stringent emissions standards. The powerful turbocharged engine offers plenty of horsepower to operate the machine’s Remix Anti-Segregation System augers, paver functions and electric screed, plus it offers reserve power to operate options such as lights for night paving. This mainline paver delivers the production required for full-width paving applications such as airports, interstates and state highways, and major county road and highway construction.

The new operator’s platform design for the CR652RX Remix and all Cedarapids Tier 4 Final pavers significantly increases operator visibility to improve paving quality and efficiency. The new swiveling seat pivots the operator beyond the paver’s side, providing unobstructed line of sight to the front wheel bogies and/or track. The redesigned operator’s console also moves and pivots to line up with the operator’s seat, improving operator comfort.

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