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Load securement line

69 Doleco 150A subsidiary of German manufacturer Dolezych GmbH, Doleco USA has released its 2016 Load Securement and Lifting Products Catalog. In 52 pages, it features 100-plus new products and more than 300 total units. Since its charter product catalog in 2014, Doleco USA has continued to expand its product line for customers seeking an alternative to distributed brands. Among new offerings are patented side loading ratchet strap assemblies; patented winch bars; transport chain packaging; expanded retail strap offering; hardware section; and, a section dedicated to high capacity, premium Dyneema tiedowns and slings.


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Block cube clamp attachment

69 Bii 150Represented in North America by Lift Technologies (Lift-Tek), U.K.-based B&B Attachments Ltd. engineered the WR44 Overhead Side-Shifting Block Clamp for unit masonry handling.


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Enerpac Configures Cylinders for Accurate Hoisting, Load Positioning

67 Enerpac 150A below-the-hook lifting solution, the SHS-Series SyncHoist enables operators to use a single crane to easily position loads vertically and horizontally, all while ensuring safety, speed and control. Designed with four BTH-1 compliant hydraulic lifting cylinders, the system is connected directly to suspended rigging. Cylinders are available in 60-, 94- or 120-ton capacity with strokes ranging from 19.69 to 59.06 in.


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Elematic tickets to bauma: Hollow core automation, wall panel technology

68 Elematici 150Ahead of bauma 2016, April 11-17 in Munich, Finland’s Elematic Oyj has announced advanced technology supporting hollow core and Acotec wall panel production equipment sold through North American subsidiary, Elematic Inc., and sister operations across the globe.


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Hoists suit tight quarters

Available in 1- to 80-ton capacities, the CXT line has been engineered with a short hook approach, low-headroom design, and can work close to walls whereby owners of crane-equipped operations can optimize building footprints. A hoisting inverter provides accuracy and controlled slow speed operation when lifting, while the empty load hook can be driven with up to 50 percent higher speeds compared to the loaded hook—allowing the operator to choose the most efficient hoist movement.


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