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Wire rope hoists

69-IN-Yale-150Company engineers Global King and World Series wire rope hoists for challenging material or product handling and transfer. For greater speed adjustment, improved load control and increased hoist life, the hoists are available with Magnetek variable frequency drives, providing user-friendly controls and a keypad for easy programming and on-the-spot troubleshooting.

 

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Pipe, precast site upgrade

69-IN-Site-150Iowa-based New Hampton Metal Fab has optimized its new website for uniform presentation on desktop, tablet and mobile devices. The company cites improved functionality for www.newhamptonmetalfab.com, which is divided into Concrete Pipe & Precast Industry, Concrete Pouring Bucket and Custom Fabrication & Manufacturing sections. In Pipe & Precast, New Hampton specializes in manhole, box, safety end, curb inlet, pouring table, flared end and custom formwork. The 1- to 4-yd. Crete Hawg Pouring Bucket is equipped with an air-operated slide gate and available with a range of automation options. New Hampton’s Fabrication & Manufacturing division serves a wide range of industries.

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Collector technology boosts daylighting for standard, high bay plant conditions

66-IN-SolatubeIII-150To address traditional skylights’ limitations for large space daylighting, the company has developed collector technology extending its high output SkyVault Series line. SkyVault Series M74 DS with Collector is the first commercial daylighting system to employ a specially-designed vertical lens that boosts light output under marginal conditions.

 

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Pile alignment tool

68-IN-PileIII-150Company has announced a noncorrosive, plastic centralizer version of its steel “OS2” model, suited to micro or auger cast piles, drilled shafts, caissons or tower footings. The two-part system locks together in seconds, and then is installed onto the vertical reinforcing bar with wire or plastic zip-ties. The plastic version has debuted in 11- and 15-in. (outside) diameter, covering most common sizes of auger piles and drilled shafts, while fitting through most cages if needed. The open sided or offset design falls into place quickly on a single reinforcing bar or threaded rod, and is engineered for #7 or #11 bar with a ¼-in. off-center variance.

 

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Screw conveyor systems equal to extreme duty

65-IN-NBE-150Citing a marketplace void for process-critical models, the manufacturer has introduced a line of flexible screw conveyors and hoppers designed for harsh applications and demanding environments.

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