Simplicity Engineering, Durand, Mich., has introduced the OmniScreen, which can be arranged in horizontal, inclined and multi-slope configurations with single, double and triple decks. The OmniScreen can be used in wet and dry applications and has a crack-free screen body, the company says. Screens can be customized based on changing slopes and speeds, according to the company.
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Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., has introduced the 325C L hydraulic excavator C-series. The excavator weighs approximately 63,100 pounds and is powered by a six-cylinder, 188-horsepower (hp) turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled diesel Cat 3126B engine, featuring electronic control and the Cat HEUI fuel system. The 325C L uses an open-center, two-pump, negative flow hydraulic system; has an 0.88-cubic-yard to 2.50-cubic-yard capacity; 23-foot, 3-inch maximum digging depth; 34-foot, 6-inch maximum reach at ground level; and 23-foot, 4-inch maximum loading height.
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Tire Maintenance System
Innovative Transportation Products
Innovative Transportation Products Inc. (ITP), Dallas, offers the PressureGuard tire maintenance system with an automatic protection and warning system. The system constantly checks and maintains tire pressure at pre-set levels. PressureGuard uses a leak-free inner tube to seal the connection point between the stationary axle and rotating wheel-end for safety, according to the company. The one-piece regulator contains an integral filter and automatic drain valve housed in a 6-inch by 3-inch box that attaches to the frame rail or slider box. Features include a removable hubcap-venting plug to add lubricant, compatibility with trailers and solid ribs to protect tire hoses outside the hubcap, the company says.
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Rear Loader Body
Loadmaster Corp., Norway, Mich., has introduced the Elite smaller refuse body for short routes, tight spots and low-clearance areas. The Elite rear-load refuse body comes in six-, eight- and 10-yard capacities, and requires no commercial driver's license (CDL), the company says. Features include a container winch and a waist-high loading height.
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Kit conveyor systems from Superior Industries, Morris, Minn., are bolt-together head and tail sections that can be assembled for stationary, over-land or transfer conveyors, the company says. Features include 24-inch to 42-inch belt widths, support stands, standard terminals, CEMA B or C idlers, 2- or 3-ply belting, belt scrapers, variable idler spacing, and frames in 2-foot to 20-foot increments. Options include gravity take-ups, upgraded skirting and skirting clamp systems, rock box-style receiving hoppers, extended radial receiving hoppers, discharge hoods and wind hoops.
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The Anchor Pump with programmable logic controller (PLC) from Blackhawk Environmental Co., Glen Ellyn, Ill., is an electrically operated positive piston displacement pump for hazardous and non-hazardous landfill applications such as recovering leachate from vertical or horizontal sumps or wells, methane condensate sump and gas well dewatering, and groundwater remediation and recovery. The reciprocating action plunger pump mechanically recovers fluid from the well bottom, independent of the well's liquid level, while maintaining a constant flow rate, according to the company. The pump can be installed both vertically and horizontally. The PLC can be programmed for run time, liquid level, stroke count, system pressure and flow rate parameters, the company says.
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International Truck and Engine
The International 8500 tractor with International HT 530 engine from International Truck and Engine Corp., Warrenville, Ill., features a multiplex electrical system, 50-degree wheel cut, air-ride cab suspension, synchronized routine maintenance schedules and high-pressure power steering system. The tractor has a 107-inch bumper-to-back-of-cab dimension and replaces the International 8100.
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