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Rotary batch mixer

The 700-THX-50-ARI Rotary Batch Mixer blends abrasive materials in one to three minutes with minimized wear or product degradation. With useable batch capacity of 50 cu. ft. or 4,000 lbs., it features abrasion-resistant steel material contact surfaces, internal mixing flights bearing easy-to-replace wear plates, and radial seals for dust-tight operation. The mixer achieves uniformity with equal efficiency from 100 percent to 15 percent of rated capacity, regardless of disparities in the bulk densities, particle sizes or flow characteristics of batch ingredients.

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Cat applies iron competencies to plant- and site-grade utility vehicles

A manufacturing and supply agreement with Textron Specialized Vehicle positions Caterpillar Inc. for a mid-2018 launch of its first-ever utility vehicles, starting with the Cat CUV82 and CUV102D models running three-cylinder gas and diesel engines, respectively. Each model features rugged steel cargo bed; 1,000-lb. total rear cargo and 2,000-lb. towing capacities; plus smooth acceleration, clear sightlines and engine braking capability.

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Shell Lubricants rounds out new API service category offerings, adds DEF

Shell Lubricants has introduced Rotella T5 Ultra 10W-30 synthetic blend which meets the API FA-4 service category for 2017 (and beyond) diesel engines. The low viscosity oil has been formulated to provide better fuel economy, improved high and low temperature performance, and meets the requirements for many low emissions engines built beginning this year.

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Intelligently designed curing systems

Besser Co. engineers curing systems to deliver accurate temperature, humidity and cycle control for chambers, kilns or plant bays, plus air control and insulation to provide circulation and energy savings. The company employs proprietary simulation software to design new systems for maximum efficiency and dependability; the software also evaluates current systems, locating and correcting any deficiencies.

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Mixer, pump truck washout containers

Outpak All-Weather Washout features heavy-duty, woven polypropylene construction to contain and transfer waste concrete and water from mixer trucks and pumps, plus lifting straps with 5:1 safety rating. Vessels are available in 4- x 4- x 14-in. (0.68-yd., 140-gal. capacity) and 6-ft. x 6-ft. x 12-in. (1.33-yd., 260-gal.) sizes, and fold for ease of handling.

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