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Swivel Trolley Hoist

Company cites improvements in its Model SU Monorail Hoist (for curved girders) line for smoother, more reliable performance. Guide rollers have been added to ensure positive alignment and travel along the curve, and are fully adjustable for a variety of flange widths via stack washer assemblies. The Model SU features compact, close headroom design, and capacities to 15 tons, or larger for special applications. Also available for wide flange or “S” beams. — EMH Inc., www.emhcranes.com 

Electronic onboard recorder

The VDO RoadLog EOBR offers an all-in-one solution for daily log book and other compliance reporting, allowing drivers to record and report hours of service (HOS) as well as other key compliance data quickly and easily. A complete regulatory compliance system, it can help fleets and drivers protect their CSA scores and qualify for lower insurance rates.

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Truck weight sensors

A new wireless sensor for mechanical suspension systems provides off-road and severe service fleets with a low-cost and simple-to-install alternative to traditional load-cell systems for onboard scales. With no modifications required, the new sensors suit tandem spring, single point, camelback, walking beam, and Chalmers suspension systems.

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Portable container extends mixer truck washout management

The developer of the Washout Watchdog for mixer truck chutes has added Porta-Pit, a high-strength polyethylene container designed for easy site-to-site transfer and safe, spill-free gray water handling. “What Washout Watchdog does for concrete producers, Porta-Pit does for contractors,” says inventor Les Connard, adding that the compact units enable concrete and pumping contractors “to transport washout materials and water from job site to recycling center.”

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Silo venting

With the development of its Silotop R03 Filter, the company cites new standards in silo venting. The filter features Polypleat filter elements housed in a heavy-duty 304 stainless steel body, and an integrated automatic pulse jet cleaning system inside a weather protection cover. The special design of these tested filter media offers an optimum filter surface to body volume ratio.

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