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Hard hat cradle design, adjustment mechanisms impart custom comfort

The North Zone features patented suspension, multiple adjustment points and a rear cradle geared to fit everyone’s comfort zone. Its ability to fit the vast majority of head sizes directly supports worker safety, product developers contend, as a comfortable hard hat will remain where it belongs.

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Moisture barrier

Air-Shield is a single-component, liquid-applied, water-based, polymer-modified air/vapor and liquid moisture barrier, formulated to prevent the transmission of air and inhibit vapor and moisture from passing through porous building materials. Its liquid-applied characteristic makes for simple application through conventional tool or spray methods. W.R. Meadows Inc., 847/214-2100; www.wrmeadows.com

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Footed load cells

Equipped with adjustable rubber feet, company’s footed load cells are used for platform scales, tank weighing, hoppers, and conveyor systems. Captive load pin designs provide a high degree of structural integrity, engineers note, and make the devices flexible for a wide variety of installations.

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LED case light

The Paladin CLU10K has a new body and light head, built with aircraft aluminum, glass-reinforced nylon, and heavy-duty rubber; they combine to make the fixture equal to harsh weather and site conditions, along with routine impacts. The CLU10K offers up to 10,000 lumens of LED light for four hours on battery power and—weighing 17.5 lbs. with no need for a cord—can be staged in less than a minute on a construction or building site. Output can be set to 10,000 or 5,000 lumens, giving off the target amount of light for any situation or location. Traffic and strobe settings on the CLU10K can keep a crew safe when working roadside or in high-traffic areas.

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Petro-Canada brands diesel engine lubricant series for new API specs

Petro-Canada Lubricants’ Duron next generation oils are formulated to meet American Petroleum Institute CK-4 and FA-4 specifications, officially launching December 2016. The company calls Duron its most durable, high performance heavy-duty diesel engine oils, and will offer the line in four performance tiers: HP (High Performance), SHP (Super High Performance), UHP (Ultra High Performance) and Advanced. The former three will meet API CK-4, the successor to CJ-4 oils and suiting most on- and off-road engines, while Duron Advanced stands as Petro-Canada’s fully API FA-4 product, formulated to maximize fuel economy in primarily long haul trucking.

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