TR & Associates
TR & Associates, Carrollton, Texas, manufactures the OnLine Scrap software system for the recycling industry. The system, which operates on a server that the company hosts, records scrap transactions and uses the ScanShell 800 ID scanner to scan and store driver's license information to comply with law enforcement requirements, the company says. Following the transaction, the system prints a receipt for both the customer and dealer. Additional features include customer identification, teller-specific cash drawers, average cost inventory control and multiple price categories. The system can be used with existing computer hardware.
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Card Scanning Solutions
Card Scanning Solutions, Los Angeles, offers the Snapshell IDR camera scanner that is manufactured for a variety of industries including waste management and recycling facilities, and is designed to capture ID information. Using a built-in 3-megapixel camera, the scanner can capture high-quality digital images of ID cards, the company says. The unit can read ID card information from all 50 states and more than 45 countries and can quickly insert a card's text information into appropriate fields, eliminating manual typing, the company says. The unit features a small footprint that makes it usable on a desktop and in kiosks. It is available with the company's IdScan or Scanshell.net modular software, or it can be integrated with third-party management software.
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CETCO Lining Technologies
CETCO Lining Technologies, Arlington Heights, Ill., offers prefabricated PVC panels for waste and liquid containment applications including landfill caps, animal waste lagoons and wastewater treatment facilities. The panels can be used with the company's Bentomat geosynthetic liners to create a high-performance composite liner system, the company says.
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Allegheny, Delmont, Pa., offers the SelecShred, a single-shaft grinder with an adjustable screen. The unit enables operators to change the screen size inside the grinder by pushing a button, enabling users to handle varying grinder and document security requirements without removing and replacing screens.
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Komatsu, Rolling Meadows, Ill., manufactures the WB156-5 and the WB156PS-5 backhoe loaders. With operating weights between 16,530 pounds (lbs.) and 18,780 lbs., the loaders have Tier 2 engines and loader buckets with capacities up to 1.50 cubic yards (cu. yds.). Both models feature a climate-controlled operator station, which offers 360-degree visibility. Multiple suspension seat adjustments and a tilt steering column also are available. Featuring a 95 net horsepower (hp.), the WB156-5 has a load sensing closed-center hydraulic system. A backhoe control pattern change valve comes standard and enables the operator to choose between backhoe-style or excavator-style options. Additional features include a one-piece welded mainframe and a telescopic dipper arm that reaches 23 feet (ft.) 6 inches (in.) at ground level. The WB156PS-5 has a full PowerShift transmission, which includes a built-in grip gear control, auto-shift and kick-down functions. The models feature a tilt-forward engine hood and a lockable tool box, which also protects the hydraulic filter and battery.
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Vecoplan, High Point, N.C., manufactures the ReTech RG52U rotary wood grinder for converting wood waste into wood fiber. Featuring a 52 in. by 58-in. load size, the grinder also offers a 3- to 5-cu. yd. hopper volume and a 15-in. rotor diameter. The grinder has a 500- to 18,000-lb. throughput range. According to the company, it has a 40- to 125-drive hp. and features low rpm, low noise and low maintenance.
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Meese Orbitron Dunne
The 32GM Series utility carts from Meese Orbitron Dunne, Ashtabula, Ohio, are manufactured for handling shredded paper. Featuring a flexible canvas liner, the carts have a rugged steel frame and industrial-strength casters so that shredded paper can be placed in the cart and rolled to a baler, dumpster or onto a truck, the company says. Heavy loads are handled with the cart's kink-lock frame, and steel and wood base. The carts are available in nine sizes ranging from 7 to 30 cubic feet. A lockable security lid to safeguard shredded paper and prevent dust infiltration is optional.
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