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Crane brakes

46 Magna 150MagnaShear motor brake employs oil shear technology to extend service life in demanding crane applications, especially those with frequent start/stop cycles. Oil shear technology transmits torque between lubricated surfaces, thereby eliminating wear on friction surfaces. A patented fluid recirculation system dissipates heat, eliminating a build-up condition identified as the most common problem in dry braking systems. Elimination of the wear significantly increases service life and virtually eliminates adjustment while elongating maintenance intervals.


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Screw conveyor drive

46 Nordi 150Product engineers cite a compact, economical alternative to traditional screw conveyor drives: Closely stepped speed reduction ratios combined with a directly coupled gearmotor or NEMA C-face input design eliminates the need for top motor mounts, pulleys, belts or guards. Minimizing parts and eliminating the belted input systems ease maintenance, while drive performance. Screw conveyor drive options feature a Unicase reducer housing, Quadrilip reducer shaft sealing and high capacity output bearings with CEMA standard flange mounting and CEMA drive shafts ranging from 1.5 in. to 3-7/16 in.


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Pearson adds gray water handling in heater series upgrade

50 Pearson 150Pearson Systems has announced new features and improvements for its line of concrete plant water heaters—all aimed at increasing performance and efficiency while minimizing operating costs. Exclusive to the tank series are a water make up system that incorporates both a digital flow meter and a manual flow valve, combining for precise control of make up volume; new, simplified, more rugged unit design that reduces failures and routine maintenance schedules, and can be delivered fully assembled to lower installation costs; and, standard burners sized up to 3.5 million Btu, allowing for high heat recovery in all sized tanks while minimizing unit footprint.

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Double-tee deck aluminum magnetic rails

51 Thorii 150Extruded Aluminum Magnetic Rails for Double Tee decks from Thorkast Concrete Casting Solutions offer straight, precise and streamlined, or complex profiles with corner chamfer and draft angles to eliminate extra parts or weld joints.


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Temperature controls equip Castec glue gun for precast form duty

48 Poweri 150Power Adhesives’ new tec 3400, an eco-friendly, 1.75-in. glue gun, features digital controls to offer users enhanced functional and temperature settings over prior models. With patented Ecotec technology, development of new plug-in modules allows the gun to be set to different temperatures from 260° to 420° F, whereby they can maximize adhesives’ bonding strength and minimize substrate damage.


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