A volumetric concrete equipment leader, Iowa-based Cemen Tech Inc. unveiled its C860 mixer at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas last month, spotlighting an electronic control panel and GPS tracking solution among key new features. The model offers customers “a design that will make the operation easier and allow their drivers to pour concrete in a more efficient way,” notes Director of Sales & Marketing Mark Rinehart.
A manufacturer of asphalt paving machines for Caterpillar dealers world wide, whose contract production log includes a decade of concrete mixer drum system deliveries, has expanded its branded lines. After acquiring a mixer system design and intellectual property, Knoxville, Iowa-based Weiler Inc. is now offering complete truck models, showing its first vehicle at the Caterpillar World of Concrete 2015 booth.
Iowa-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.
Company 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.
Company 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.