Equipment Spotlight

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    Pink-Belt supports breast cancer research

    To raise money and awareness for breast cancer research, Link-Belt (Lexington, Ky.) has created the Pink-Belt, a 15.2 mt Link-Belt Spin Ace hydraulic excavator painted bright pink.
  • Firm offers two mobile slow speed shredders

    Firm offers two mobile slow-speed shredders

    Doppstadt (Velbert, Germany) has released the Inventhor Type 6 and Methor mobile slow-speed shredders. 
  • Wheel Loader has protective features

    Wheel loader has protective features

    The T-1025 RECYCLER wheel loader from Taylor Machine Works (Louisville, Miss.) has standard protective features including cab window guarding, critical component protection, lighting guards, and a heavy-duty rear bumper. 
  • Portable Shears Offer Flexibility

    Portable shear offers flexibility

    The Bonfiglioli Squalo 4000 portable vertical guillotine shear from Al-Jon (Ottumwa, Iowa) processes material such as long beams, heavy melting scrap that needs to be sized, or loose mixed ferrous or nonferrous scrap. 
  • Shear blades made with nickel

    Shear blades made with nickel

    The NiCore blades for mobile and stationary shears consist of a specialized high-alloy material with 4% nickel content that is designed to last 60% to 80% longer per edge than average standard blades, BladeCore (Superior, Wis.) says.
  • Caterpillar approves Maxam Tires on Wheel Loaders

    Caterpillar approves Maxam tires on wheel loaders

    Caterpillar (Deerfield, Ill.) has approved the MS405 L4 tire from Maxam (Danvers, Mass.) for use on some of its 982M wheel loaders. 
  • Mat Pads Quickly Absorb Water

    Mat pads quickly absorb water

    New Pig (Tipton, Pa.) has designed its water absorbent mat pads to soak up nearly one quart of water on contact. 
  • Hydraulic Cutter Attachment now available in US

    Hydraulic cutter attachment now available in U.S.

    The Combi Cutter 1600 hydraulic attachment from Epiroc (Broomfield, Colo.) is now available in the United States. 
  • Power Torch offers flexible power adaptor

    Plasma torch offers flexible power adaptor

    The Cutmaster 40 manual plasma cutting system with SL60 1torch from the Thermal Dynamics subsidiary of ESAB (Annapolis Junction, Md.) has an adaptor that allows users to choose whether to use 115 or 230 volts when operating. 
  • Sorter Handles Smaller Fines

    Sorter handles smaller fines

    The updated X-TRACT X6 fines sorter from Tomra (Asker, Norway) can detect and sort mixed nonferrous metal particles as small as 5 to 40 mm, almost half the size of material that previous sorters can handle, it says. 
  • Mobile Shredder fits small yards

    Mobile shredder fits small yards

    The BRAVO 6280 mobile shredder from 3TEK (Grand Prairie, Texas) is designed for small yards that want to go from collecting to shredding scrap metal.
  • Wheel Loaders Built for a variety of uses

    Wheel loaders built for variety of uses

    The ZW140-6, ZW150-6, and ZW150PL-6 wheel loaders from Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America (Newnan, Ga.) have updated features to work in multiple applications and job types. 
  • Grapples Suited for Scrap Handlling and Sorting

    Grapples suited for scrap handling and sorting

    The Link-Belt LSG series scrap grapples and LCG series contractor handling grapples from LBX Co. (Lexington, Ky.) are designed for scrap handling, construction and demolition sorting, and bulk material handling.
  • Hot Wash System Reduces Pet Flake

    Hot wash system reduces PET flake contamination

    The hot wash system from Herbold Meckesheim USA (Smithfield, R.I.) helps reduce impurities in recycled plastic flake.
  • Belt Cleaner can be cut to size

    Belt cleaner can be cut to size

    The QC1+ belt cleaner from Martin Engineering (Neponset, Ill.) allows users to cut the belt cleaner blade to the desired size, which reduces the need to stock multiple blade sizes and avoids uneven blade wear. 
  • Scale Display Visible from Distance

    Scale display visible from a distance

    Cardinal Scale (Webb City, Mo.) designed the SB600 remote display for users that need to read scale weights from long distances. 
  • Attachments come in a range of sizes

    Attachments come in a range of sizes

    The KFX-Series of hydraulic breaker excavator attachments from Kinshofer (Sanborn, N.Y.) contains 14 models that come in a range of weight and power options for demolition and recycling applications.
  • Air Systems Separate ASR

    Air systems separate ASR from heavy material

    Advanced air systems from Best Process Solutions (Brunswick, Ohio) help recyclers remove light auto shredder residue material from heavy material. 
  • LIBS Analyzer has improved

    LIBS analyzer has improved identification capabilities

    The KT Series of handheld LIBS metal analyzers from Rigaku (Wilmington, Mass.) now more precisely identifies low-alloy steels, carbon steels, stainless steels, and high-temperature alloys. 
  • Hardox-HiAce-workshop

    Steel stands up to corrosive environments

    Hardox HiAce steel from SSAB (Mobile, Ala.) is made to withstand acidic and corrosive environments.