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Elematic adds Eurobend reinforcement fabrication machinery

A recent agreement positions Wisconsin-based Elematic Inc. and other units of Finland’s Elematic Oyj to offer Eurobend GmbH reinforcement fabrication machinery as part of precast plant packages. Cooperation between the companies helps guarantee high quality results for concrete operations worldwide, Elematic officials note.

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Icon sandwich wall shear connector achieves high seismic score

IconX LLC reports that its namesake shear connector, used in composite insulated sandwich wall panel construction, has successfully completed cyclic load testing for seismic zones, meeting ICC AC320 Acceptance Criteria for Fiber-reinforced Composite Connectors Anchored in Concrete.

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Precast clamp

Based in the United Kingdom and represented in North America by Lift-Tek, B&B Attachments has developed the Beam Grab, a forklift attachment with optional lifting hooks and rubber pad gripper. The device is designed to pick up a range of different sized elements. A universal crane mounting plate enables the attachment to suit various adaptors; quick release couplings ease the switch to alternative attachments when required.

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Twin Shaft Mixers

A round up of high-performance plant mixers known for their quick cycle times and potential to lower mix designs’ cement dosages thanks to high energy operating mode.

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Safety headset automates noise attenuation

The 3M Pelot series includes the ProTac III Headset, geared for environments where workers are exposed to loud or sharp noises, but need to hear warning signals, alarms, or other sounds in machines and processes. It monitors the surrounding environment and automatically adjusts the amount of attenuation when hazardous noises are present.

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