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CE eWatch for June 2007

June 13, 2007







  E-MarketWatch from ConstructionEquipment.com - June 13, 2007
 
Caterpillar C-Series Skid-SteersCaterpillar C-Series Skid-Steers
Not only do the new C-Series skid-steer loaders from Caterpillar deliver new machine control standards, they actually extend up the product line itself. With a rated operating capacity of 3,250 pounds, the vertical-lift 272C is the largest-capacity skid-steer loader Caterpillar has ever produced. Read the complete article


Caterpillar C-Series Multi Terrain Loaders

With the introduction of the C-Series machines, Caterpillar has increased the size of its “multi terrain” or compact track loader offering.
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Caterpillar D-Series Crawler Excavators

Caterpillar D-Series Crawler Excavators
Three mid-sized models are the newest D-Series additions to Caterpillar’s hydraulic track excavator product line. Competing in the class of machines weighing 20 metric tons and up, the new 320D L, 320D LRR and 321D LCR models offer standard, reduced and compact swing radius, respectively, ranging from 9 feet to 5 feet 6 inches. Read the complete article

Caterpillar D-Series Track Loaders

The new Caterpillar 953D and 963D track loaders feature a completely new load-sensing, electro-hydraulic implement system. The implement pump provides only the required flow to the work tool and lift arms, allowing more power for the tracks when needed and increasing fuel efficiency.  Read the complete article

Komatsu’s Short-Tail-Swing Excavator
With an operating weight between 31,107 and 32,568 pounds, Komatsu’s PC138USLC-8 short-tail-swing excavator offers more lifting capacity than the PC120LC-6 conventional excavator, while reducing the tail-swing radius by 27 percent. Read the complete article

Volvo ECR145CL and ECR215CL Excavators
The 32,850-pound ECR145CL (18-foot dig depth) in the 14-ton class and the 52,910-pound ECR215CL (22-foot dig depth) are the first in Volvo’s range of short-swing excavators. Read the complete article

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Dynapac CA 134 and CA 144 Soil CompactorsVolvo E-Series Articulating Dump Trucks
Volvo created a full-suspension option with shock absorbers and automatic leveling and stability control for the A35E and A40E — largest of its new E-Series articulating haulers. Read the complete article

 

Stellar Hooklift Loader
Slider65 sliding-jib-style hooklift has a maximum lifting capacity of 65,000 pounds. The jib allows it to accommodate container bodies in lengths from 16 to 22 feet, while still attaining a maximum dump angle of 49 degrees. Read the complete article

Centreville Autocone Trailer
For highway construction crews, setting up cones prior to starting work can be the most dangerous part of the job. Centreville Manufacturing has begun production of a new trailer that is intended to greatly reduce this danger. Read the complete article

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Benson InternationalKipor KDE5000TA Generator
Kipor KDE5000TA diesel generator runs quiet with a specially designed enclosure, intake silencer and resonator. Read the complete article
 
 
 
 
Hilti Combihammer Drill
For the drilling of holes up to one inch in diameter to accommodate the installation of rebar dowels or anchor bolts in concrete and stone, the new Hilti TE 50 Combihammer utilizes a 1,050-watt motor. Read the complete article 

Allmand Bros. Night-Lites
By introducing geographic-specific features to the PRO Series, Allmand Bros. has reconfigured its Night-Lite model offerings. In addition to the standard Night-Lite PRO, available now are the Night-Lite PRO International, PRO CSA Approved and PRO Arctic Special models. Read the complete article

Air Options Compressed-Air Dryers
According Air Options, its compressed-air dryers use a simple two-stage, water-evaporation process to extract water from the compressed-air stream by cooling the air, causing the water vapor to condense out. Read the complete article

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Maxus X-Lite Air CompressorsVermeer Offers Cab for Horizontal Directional Drills
Designed to improve operator efficiency and comfort is a new cab option for Vermeer’s D24x40 Series II and D36x50 Series II Navigator HDDs. The cab is insulated and climate-controlled, offering 360-degree visibility. Read the complete article

Rocksaw RSMM1500-D10 Rock Miner
The RSMM1500-D10 Rock Miner is Rocksaw’s first production rock-mining machine, designed for a variety of applications in the rock mining, road construction, and concrete recycling industries. Read the complete article

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Ridgid Super-Induction TransmitterOEM Service and Repair Monitor
A new wireless “electronic diary” from OEM Data Delivery captures detailed information on equipment service and repair activities, be they in a shop or field environment. Read the complete article

 

Bridgestone Firestone Backhoe Tires
With Bridgestone Firestone Off Road Products adding two new sizes of DuraForce tires specifically for the front axles of backhoe-loaders, more equipment owners can make the switch from bias to radial tires. Read the complete article

Conduit Covers
The Conduit Cover functions as a universal cap-and-plug system for protecting open hoses, pipes lines or fittings that might be exposed to contamination when disconnected or removed from a component or machine during the repair process. Read the complete article

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Volvo Penta TAD734GE 7-Liter Diesel EngineTrimble Construction Manager Update
Trimble Construction Manager version 1.9 features charts and a dashboard view. New features enable users to identify underutilized equipment with bar charts displaying such data as actual hours worked compared to expected hours and work time compared to idle time. Read the complete article

Topcon 2D Excavating Control
Topcon Positioning Systems has added two systems to its 2D excavating control solutions: 2DXi and 2DXe. 2DXi for excavators includes GX-60 touch screen graphical display and four 360-degree tilt sensor all connected via a CANBus configuration. Read the complete article

Topcon Joystick Interface for Caterpillar
Topcon says its optional joystick interface box eases use of its 3D-GPS+ grade control system on Caterpillar D8T, D9T and D6 series crawler dozers. Read the complete article

CES Wireless GPS-205 Tracking Device
According to CES Wireless, the GPS-205 is among the smallest, most powerful and economical GPS asset/vehicle tracking devices available. Read the complete article

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Also check out these features in the June edition of Construction Equipment magazine:
  • Field Test: Case wheel loader
  • Special Report: Fleet Masters
  • Hands-On Trucking: Kenworth T800
  • Buying File: 30- to 40-ton excavators, plus attachments
  • Spotlight: Flatbed trailers
  • Great Managers
  • Equipment Executive

 

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