Balanced three-wheel static roller

The R2H is a balanced three-wheel static roller that develops 365 pounds of force per linear inch across its 83-inch rolling width. Precise tracking, combined with a built-in drum overlap, means even coverage and compaction effort no matter where the machine goes. Adding water ballast enables the machine to work on thicker lifts or even soil compaction jobs. Traction and gradability are improved and the torque helps pull the mix under all three drums for blemish-free compaction.

It is useful for paving bridge decks, city streets and large parking areas, and can pinch a longitudinal joint.

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Concept Line Feeder from BPS Ideal for Vibratory Feeder Applications

Best Process Solutions (BPS) now offers a Concept Line Feeder (CFL). This line of vibratory feeders solves many of the inherent design flaws in vibratory equipment and can incorporate the advanced Inertial Isolation System (IIS), which eliminates the transfer of the vibratory energy to support structures and buildings.

The units are powered by twin rotating motor vibrators designed to give linear and straight-line type conveyance action. The system is ideal for all vibratory feeder applications and can be seen in operation at www.bpsvibes.com/videos. Available in mild steel and stainless steel, options include dust-tight covers, pan liners, stainless steel noses, standard base and Internal Isolation System.

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Engines and Powertrains

DEUTZ Builds Its Nine Millionth Engine

In the middle of 2015, Cologne-based engine manufacturer DEUTZ produced the nine millionth engine in its 150-year-plus history. Thanks to continuous improvements in efficiency and cutting-edge exhaust aftertreatment systems, DEUTZ engines are in demand all over the world.

DEUTZ AG was founded in Cologne in 1864 and in 1867 the company’s founders, Nicolaus August Otto and Eugen Langen, developed the atmospheric gas powered engine – known as Engine No. 1. This was followed in 1876 by the world’s first four-stroke engine, whose German name, Ottomotor, still honours its inventor today.

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Paladin Attachments Adds CWS and Jewell to Its Brand and Operations Portfolio

Paladin Attachments, a leading manufacturer of couplers and attachments, has announced the integration of CWS Industries and Jewell Manufacturing into its North American business operations. Canadian-based CWS is a manufacturer of highly-engineered attachment products sold through a network of dealers and end-users in the mining, oil and gas, forestry, and construction markets. They have been providing solutions to unique applications and geological conditions for over five decades. Prior to the integration, CWS has been a Paladin Distributor in Western Canada since being acquired in 2012 by International Equipment Solutions, (IES), Paladin’s parent company. Jewell Manufacturing, based in Portland, Oregon, provides custom machines and attachments for the world’s harshest environments including the forestry, demolition, scrap recycling, material handling and construction industries.

The addition of both strong brands supports Paladin’s continued product diversification objectives and improves its presence in the market as the largest manufacturer of coupler systems and attachment tools. The integration also provides a stronger platform for continued growth within Paladin in their served markets. Customers benefit from service bundling opportunities including design, product sales, installation services and after-market support.

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Terex GEN2 R265T Compact Track Loader – Heavy-Duty Machine with a Light Footprint

Featuring a 74-hp turbocharged Tier 4 Final diesel engine with variable flow hydraulics for powerful productivity and quick cycle times, the new 2,650-pound rated operating capacity Terex R265T compact track loader is the newest member of the Terex Generation 2 (GEN2) loader line-up. Boasting a narrow machine width (70 inches), the R265T radial lift path compact track loader can easily maneuver and operate in confined or congested work sites, making it an ideal loader for rental stores and contractors working in site preparation, construction, landscaping, infrastructure development and demolition applications. Its purpose-built chassis is designed to be a heavy-duty machine within a compact package.

Proving it has the power and productivity to get the job done, the R265T loader has 221 ft-lb of peak torque, a tipping load of 7,571 pounds, a bucket breakout force of 5,800 pounds and a lift height of 125 inches, enabling it to get loading, picking and carrying, grading, back dragging or snow removal jobs done faster and more efficiently. Compact track loaders, like the R265T unit, engineered with a radial lift path – meaning the loader arms raise in an arc pattern – excel at digging and grading applications. Another benefit of the radial lift path configuration is the visibility around the unit it provides to operators, especially when working around existing infrastructure, such as homes and in backyards.

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New Options for Freightliner 122SD Enhances Rugged Performance

The Freightliner 122SD can now be spec’d with Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) and Oil Field Series (OFS) automatic transmissions. The combination of the 122SD with Allison’s vocational transmissions is ideal for tough off-road and oil field applications.

Better performance comes from such features as 2nd Reverse, which offers a second “deep reverse” in addition to the standard reverse; automatic shifts, which automatically and smoothly make the right shift at the right time; and greater startablity, which uses less torque to launch and go. Both transmissions are available with Detroit DD13, DD15 and DD16 and Cummins ISX heavy-duty engines.

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Tools

Hilti PS 50 Multidetector Takes the Guesswork Out of Drilling Concrete

The new Hilti Multidetector PS 50 brings new depth to area scanning. The self-calibrating tool uses pulsed radar technology to detect a variety of concealed objects: ferrous and non-ferrous, wood or plastic and electrical conduits at depths up to 5-7/8 inches (15 cm) in concrete with high accuracy. Two additional sensors allow for the classification of those objects and the detection of live wire.

The PS 50 helps users drill right the first time by quickly and easily locating objects under the surface of structures which helps avoid costly repairs and saves time. Applications such as drilling anchor holes or through penetrations for pipe and cable installation; locating underfloor heating pipes or other pipe and cable runs; setting anchors in hollow or thermally activated slabs, can be performed with minimized risk.

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Strongco Atlantic to Offer SDLG Wheel Loaders at Nova Scotia and New Brunswick Branches

Less than one year after expanding its range of construction equipment to include SDLG wheel loaders, Strongco is rolling out the brand to even more of its locations. In 2014 the company began selling the wheel loaders at branches in Alberta, Quebec and Ontario. Now the company’s branches in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and Moncton, New Brunswick, will join the dealer network.

Strongco’s Stephen George, regional vice president, Atlantic, said that the company was having success selling the wheel loaders to a diverse range of customers and that the timing was right to expand the offering to the Atlantic region.

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Edmonton Kenworth Opens Major New Full-Service Facility

Edmonton Kenworth recently opened a major, new full-service dealership with 42 service bays in Leduc, Alberta.

In celebration, Edmonton Kenworth – Leduc will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18. The dealership will provide food and refreshments and guided tours of the facility, plus offer multiple interactive parts and truck displays. More than 2,000 customers have been invited. The dealership will also hold a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, Sept. 17, with the Leduc city and county mayors, regional chamber of commerce, members of parliament and Kenworth representatives as special guests.

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Finning to Host First Cat Auction Services Live Public Unreserved Auction in Edmonton on October 21

IronPlanet and Finning International Inc. have announced that Finning has agreed to jointly market used heavy equipment through Cat Auction Services, IronPlanet’s unreserved auction marketplace. Finning will be hosting IronPlanet’s first Canadian Cat Auction Services live unreserved public auction on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, in Edmonton, Alberta.

“We are excited to partner with Finning and to announce our first physical auction in Canada,” said Gregory J. Owens, IronPlanet Chairman and CEO. “Our alliance with Finning supports IronPlanet’s critically important Canadian expansion efforts and furthers our ability to service our customers in Canada – and internationally – given Finning’s presence in South America, the United Kingdom and Ireland. IronPlanet is building the strongest used heavy equipment marketplace in the industry by offering our buyers access to a wide selection of used construction equipment, oil and gas services equipment and trucks across multiple auction platforms. We are pleased to be working with Finning, a leader in the world of heavy equipment, to serve customers globally.”

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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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