Equipment Spotlight

  • Video Tutorials Focus on Eddy Currents

    Video tutorials focus on eddy-current separators

    New video tutorials from Eriez (Erie, Pa.) aim to help buyers set up and maintain RevX-Eeccentric eddy-current separators.
  • Forklifts Can Take a Larger Battery

    Forklifts can take a larger battery

    The BXC40R and BXC50R counterbalanced forklift models from UniCarriers Americas Corp. (Marengo, Ill.) now have a battery box that fits a 25-plate battery, allowing them to run longer than previous models, it says. 
  • Forkligt Line Offers New Models

    Forklift line offers new models

    The GP155-170SVX ICE high-capacity pneumatic tire forklift from Yale Materials Handling Corp. (Greenville, N.C.) has a shortened counterweight that reduces its length by up to 12.8 inches, making it more compact and easier to maneuver through tight spaces, Yale says. 
  • Tag-Along Trailers

    Tag-a-long trailers come in various sizes, configurations

    The Tag-A-Long Austin Carry-All (AC Series) from Talbert Manufacturing (Rensselaer, Ind.) can transport a variety of equipment weighing between 10 and 25 tons. 
  • Sorters Offer New Variations

    Sorters offer new variations, updated technology

    Tomra (Asker, Norway) has updated the Autosort’s sensor-based sorter, which now incorporates its Sharp Eye sensor technology as standard. 
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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.