The right hydraulic air compressor can improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability, but it's an investment that takes careful consideration. In this article, we break down the top 5 things you need to know when buying hydraulic air compressors for service trucks.
Cushman adds new 4x4 Series to hauler family
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc.has launched its new Cushman Hauler 4x4. The Hauler 4x4 series has been built to handle the toughest jobs at any facility, including golf courses, rental facilities, construction sites and municipal parks.
With an impressive 2,000-pound towing capacity, 1,500-pound payload and 1,000-pound cargo box, the Hauler 4x4 series is perfect for doing the heavy lifting at your facility. A purposeful dash includes a multi-function display that communicates vehicle performance and diagnostics. Hauler 4x4 models offer several storage locations, including behind and under the seat, and a glove box ideal for transporting everyday gear such as gloves, goggles and tools.
"The new Cushman Hauler 4x4 offers our customers four-wheel-drive capability, with the cargo capacity and a feature set designed to get challenging tasks done and make the work shift more efficient," said Mike Parkhurst, TSV vice president, Golf & Turf North America. "It's the latest expansion of our versatile Hauler line of utility vehicles, which provides a complete, robust line of gas, diesel and electric utility vehicles to tackle any job."
The Hauler 4x4 is available as a three-person vehicle, and the Hauler 4x4 Crew accommodates up to six people. Both models are available in either a whisper-quiet 50-hp gas engine, or a robust 25-hp diesel engine. Electronic power steering is standard on Crew models, and available as an option on three-passenger models.
With standard safety features such as seat belts, doors and a rollover protection system, the Hauler 4x4 was developed to protect your crew. Other standard features include high/low-beam headlights, LED brake lights and taillights, and a locking rear differential.
Hauler 4x4 series vehicles can be equipped with a wide selection of options and accessories to exceed your job requirements, including a glass windshield, canopy, centre seat console, under seat storage, a rear-view mirror and much more.
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As digital technologies continue to produce powerful value for water managers and the communities they serve, global water technology company Xylem Inc has launched the new Godwin NC100S and CD100S Dri-Prime dewatering pumps, the third and fourth pumps in the Godwin S Series of smart pumps. Equipped with interchangeable, application-specific impellers and a new generation of cloud-based Field Smart Technology, these new 4-inch surface-mounted centrifugal pumps deliver enhanced levels of control and flexibility for the toughest dewatering applications. While each is ideal for the application described below, the pumps enable the operator to switch from a NC100S to a CD100S, and vice versa, due to the interchangeable impellers on both models, thereby providing a ‘two in one' solution for each pump to increase the application range and removing the need to invest in multiple fleet models.
Enerpac, an international market leader in high-pressure hydraulics, announces the availability of its new extensive lineup of industrial cutters. The new line includes five families of tools designed to cut metal bar, industrial chain, wire rope and cables, metal tubes, profiles and similar materials. The new Enerpac cutters are designed to provide quick, safe and cost-effective solutions for the construction, mining, manufacturing and many other industries.
ICUEE, the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition, will take place October 1-3 in Louisville, Kentucky. ICUEE is the utility industry's largest trade show, covering 28+ acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits, and bringing together more than 18,000 utility professionals every two years.
Atlas Copco Power Technique North America (AC) has introduced the XAS 950, a single-stage, oil-injected rotary screw type portable air compressor. Powered by a liquid-cooled six-cylinder turbocharged Caterpillar C7.1 Tier 4 Final diesel engine, this new unit offers simplified maintenance and cost savings by putting the operator in control.
Yamaha Motor Canada introduces all-new Special Edition models for select Proven Off-Road 2020 ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles.Boasting superior capability, comfort, and confidence in a variety of terrain, the new Special Edition machines are equipped with stout new radial tires, a WARN winch, advanced suspension, new painted Titanium Bronze / Tactical Black colour scheme, and more.
Properly done, soil compaction adds many years to the useful life of structures by increasing the foundation's strength. To compact soil in confined areas, vibratory rammers and plates are typically used. Traditionally, these machines have been powered by gasoline and diesel engines; however, due to increasingly strict environmental regulations, rammer manufacturers have been required to engineer new solutions in order to comply to the Environmental Protection Agency's standards. Wacker Neuson redesigned its own two-cycle rammer engine in order to exceed all EPA emissions regulations, but the company didn't stop there
Purpose-built with heavy-duty construction in mind, Generac Mobile's new MIH800 and MIH1.2 indirect heaters are designed for reliable performance in the harshest environments. Units are easy to use and maintain thanks to the smart control panel design and the simplified assembly design. Standard safety features protect the unit, the environment and the user.
Getting the right power to your jobsite is about efficiency, convenience and safety. We asked the experts at Atlas Copco to share their insight on the latest trends in portable power and what innovations they expect to power jobsites in the future.
The new LP 9505 is a powerful, easy-to-operate trench compactor that delivers superb productivity in demanding trench compaction jobs. Whether in steep, tight or loose soils, Husqvarna says that the LP 9505 will get the job done on time.
Vermeer has introduced the new SC382 stump cutter. This powerful, compact machine comes equipped with a 37-hp (27.6-kW) EFI Briggs & Stratton Vanguard engine, a redesigned cutter wheel to help optimize performance, four-wheel drive and an optional blade to make cleanup more efficient. The Vermeer SC382 stump cutter boasts the power and maneuverability to take out tough stumps, making it an excellent machine for professional tree care contractors.
It's not uncommon to see compact loaders and compact excavators in a contractor's equipment fleet. As utility products become more versatile with the addition of attachment capabilities, an increasing number of contractors are taking a second look at these machines to increase their jobsite productivity.
The new Goodall "Start-All Jump-Pack" series are compact, powerful, lightweight lithium-ion cobalt jump starters. The innovative unit instantly starts up to a Class 8 Truck and off-road equipment. The units also feature a personal power bank to keep all your electronics charged such as cell phones, smart watches, computers, and speakers.
The new 2019 Bobcat UV34 and UV34XL diesel utility vehicles feature an all-new chassis for increased durability, an enhanced suspension system, increased towing capacity and more integrated accessories.
Doosan Portable Power is expanding its small air compressor lineup with the introduction of the Doosan XP185WDO. This high-pressure model produces 185 cfm and 125 psi, making it ideal for a variety of applications such as general construction, sandblasting, pneumatic tool operation, pipeline testing and fibre optic cable installation.
Atlas Copco Power Technique North America has launched a high-pressure booster range to the market. The booster enables the operator to increase the pressure of the primary compressor for better productivity on the jobsite, offering solutions up to 5,000 PSI.
York Fluid Controls partners with many great manufacturers to provide the best pumping products to Canadian businesses. One of these partners is Hydra-Tech Pumps, which produces variable-speed, hydraulically driven submersible pumps and purpose-built hydraulic power units. Hydra-Tech dedicates itself to designing and creating quality solutions.
Atlas Copco Power Technique North America is launching a new Smart Air Xc4004 controller on all of its large air compressors and boosters with flows up to 4,500 cfm and pressures up to 5,000 psi. The innovative and powerful controller increases the efficiency of operations by providing powerful insights and features an easy-to-use interface that puts users in full control.
VMAC has developed an innovative spline drive air compressor for OEMs that has proven to be an ideal alternative to reciprocating air compressors in industrial applications.
Wacker Neuson is introducing the first battery-powered single direction vibratory plates offering zero-emissions compaction. The AP1850e and AP1840e series offer a new solution for contractors and rental centres looking for a cordless, emissions-free plate compactor for a variety of applications. These plates are ideally suited for use in new commercial interior or indoor renovation projects, poorly ventilated areas such as trenches and tunnels and projects with strict emission and noise guidelines, as well as traditional soil and asphalt compaction applications.
Terramac is preparing for an exciting exhibit at WasteExpo, booth #2463. Terramac plans to showcase how its crawler carriers are redefining landfill management of municipal solid waste as well as feature its latest advancements.
Vermeer enhances its professional tree care equipment product line with the introduction of the SC70TX stump cutter. Equipped with a 67 hp (50 kW) Cat turbocharged, Tier 4 Final/Stage IIIB diesel engine, the SC70TX stump cutter delivers power to the cutter wheel and can travel up to 1560 rpm.
Xylem Inc. will showcase its latest innovations at bauma. New and improved products under Xylem's powerful portfolio of tough dewatering and flood protection pumps is set to redefine toughness for the mining and construction industries, allowing customers across Europe to dig deeper and build bigger.
Sullair introduced its 185 Tier 4 Final Diesel Portable Air Compressor powered by a Caterpillar engine at The Rental Show. The CAT model will be offered alongside the Kubota powered machine to provide customers with choices regarding their preferred engine.
Sullair introduced its 375H Tier 4 Final diesel portable air compressor powered by a Perkins engine at The 2019 Rental Show. The Perkins-powered machine will be offered alongside a current Cat-powered offering, providing customers with choices regarding their preferred engine.
Wacker Neuson's new G70 mobile generator, powered by a Tier 4 Final Kohler engine, is a prime powered generator designed to withstand the rigors of repeated transport and continuous load. The compact, sound-attenuated model provides single and three-phase power for construction, commercial, industrial and special applications where quiet power is needed.
Allmand Bros., Inc., a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton Corporation and a manufacturer of high-performance portable jobsite equipment, is pleased to announce the launch of its Maxi-Air 100, 375 and 400 Portable Air Compressors and Maxi-Power 65 and 150 Mobile Generator in booth #6341 at the ARA Show February 17 - 20 in Anaheim, California.
Doosan Portable Power has introduced the P250/HP210 Tier 4 Final portable air compressor. The "two-in-one" model delivers the pressure and flow typically supplied by two units in a single air compressor. The P250/HP210 is the only air compressor on the market to offer 210 cfm high-pressure mode.
Doosan Portable Power has released a newly updated Doosan P185WDO portable air compressor featuring increased runtime and a proprietary Doosan airend as well as a Doosan engine. Doosan is the only air compressor manufacturer to use both proprietary engines and airends in its products.
The latest addition to Husqvarna's battery-powered range, the Husqvarna K 535i battery power cutter, builds on its fuel- and electric-powered equivalents, while adding benefits such as low vibrations, low weight and user-friendly ergonomics to the mix. It's almost maintenance free and offers a low cost of ownership. And on top of that, it can easily be used for wet cutting.
Perkins Engines is showcasing its expanding line of high-performance, power-dense diesel engines that meet both U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards at World of Concrete 2019. Featured in booth C6781 is the Perkins Syncro 2.8 litre, the 9.3 litre 1706J and the 1204J, which are among the latest additions to Perkins industry-leading global product range covering 8.2 to 597 kW (11 to 800 hp).
Generac Mobile users can extend their Tier 4 Final generator run time with a new extended run fuel system. The system makes it easy to connect external fuel and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tanks to the generator for longer run times. The system is optional on all Generac Mobile Tier 4 Final diesel generators starting at 75 kVA and up.
Vanguard 200 and 400 single-cylinder engines, the first two models in an all-new single-cylinder horizontal shaft commercial engine line, at World of Concrete in booth O31418. The new engine line was developed around key areas of performance critical to improving overall productivity — including starting, maintenance intervals, service and support, and total cost of ownership.will display the new
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