Product Survey: Tarps & Truck Components
Hendrickson, Hebron, Ohio, offers the Paralift lift axle system. Weighing 1,465 pounds (lbs.), the unit has an 18-degree wheel cut and has a 20,000-lb. lift capacity. According to the company, the system has a parallelogram design that reduces parts and is intended to ease installation and maintenance. The system has a 9-inch (in.) lift.
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Roll Rite, Alger, Mich., manufactures transfer trailer tarp systems that feature knuckle-arm technology with an electric gear motor for side tarping, eliminating the need for hydraulics. With a weather-resistant rear torsion spring rope tarp return, the systems have optional Black Box controls with remote control to monitor tarping from a distance, the company says. Super Tough mesh tarps are available for solid waste and debris, and vinyl fabric is manufactured for watertight coverage for side tarps, the company says.
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Donovan Enterprises, Stuart, Fla., manufactures the Sidewinder, an automatic, single-lid covering system for transfer trailers. The unit has a lid that rotates 270 degrees to cover or uncover the trailer in 20 seconds, the company says. Featuring push-button operation, the driver can cover or uncover the trailer from the ground. The lid rests flush against the trailer for operation in narrow areas. The lid-overhang design keeps the load in the trailer. According to the company, all hinges and framework are kept clear from loading points, and the system's design enables users to choose the mounting side. A self-contained electric/hydraulic operation or a hydraulic valve kit for walking floor trailers is optional.
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O'Brian Tarping Systems
O'Brian Tarping Systems, Wilson, N.C., offers a line of tarps and tarping systems manufactured for the waste industry. The Diablo tarper features arms that are stationed completely below and in front of containers and compactors, the company says. The Magnum is an industrial-duty tarper that is designed to withstand daily usage. The steel- or aluminum-manufactured Duracover XL and Duracover XLA are straight-arm systems that are designed for use with 22-in. cans. The company also manufactures the Skyhook 1600 and Skyhook 2200 tarping systems for 22-in. cans.
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Pioneer Cover-All, North Oxford, Mass., manufactures the RP4500 Rack n Pinion Strong Arm for roll-off trucks and trailers. A hydraulic cylinder moves a rack gear forward and backwards with a pinion gear that is attached to the pivot arms' base. According to the company, this design is for control and precision while covering and uncovering a container. A 114-in. mesh tarp is standard and is reinforced at the front and rear with urethane-coated nylon for wear resistance, the company says. A hydraulically powered rotary actuated side-flip cover also is available for open top transfer and chip trailers.
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PRODUCT SURVEY: ODOR CONTROL
Rusmar, West Chester, Pa., manufactures Long Duration Foam designed for odor control during activities such as trenching, landfill reclamation and liner repair. According to the company, the foam can be used during active excavation activities without adding more volume to the waste stream. Long Duration Foam has varying durations, lasting from overnight to up to six months.
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Mee Industries, Monrovia, Calif., manufactures the Mee Fog system for dust suppression. Mee Fog nozzles produce small droplets to scrub airborne dust and to prevent new dust from forming, the company says.
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Epoleon, Torrance, Calif., offers the N-7C to neutralize odorous gases and eliminate the source of odors. According to the company, N-7C is organic, non-toxic and non-hazardous and removes air-borne odors from a variety of operations including garbage, composting and landfills. It eliminates odors by chemical reaction, counteraction and absorption, and reacts with a variety of gases simultaneously, the company says. The unit is designed to counteract odors produced by food waste and other waste materials with a high amount of neutral gases.
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Odor Control Co.
Odor Control Co., Scottsdale, Ariz., offers a line of natural odor control products that can be customized for specific odor problems. The line is available in liquids, granules and powders.
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HLS Ecolo, Toronto, manufactures a line of odor control products for waste industry applications. The AirStreme Transfer Station Kit is designed for small- to medium-sized facilities, the company says. Available with a drum and mixing station, the AirStreme AMS Control Unit can be installed in protected locations near electrical and water connections. Nozzles can be installed above the tipping floor, doorways and at exhaust ventilation systems. According to the company, the AirSolution 9204 is manufactured to neutralize solid waste odors. The BioStreme 111F is designed for use on transfer station floors, walls and equipment surfaces that are subject to spills and splatter. It provides immediate and long-term reduction of odors when used regularly, the company says.
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