New product announcements:   11/19/2008
Wastewater Treatment: Versatile Wastewater Treatment: Versatile The PuraSAF Submerged Aerated Filter is a wastewater-treatment solution that can be pre-engineering and installed at a site or employed as a temporary backup filter system while normal systems are offline or are being refurbished. The PuraSAF can provide effluent up to secondary-treatment standards, and can also be used for tertiary treatment to reduce ammonia. Its filter media is made of recycled plastic, and it normally operates in an upflow packed-bed configuration. Bord Na Móna; 800-787-2356;
Telehandler Attachments: Universal Couplings Telehandler Attachments: Universal Couplings The new line of JLG telehandler attachments includes a grapple bucket, an 8-ft tower and a fork-mounted work platform. The attachments are compatible with JLG, SkyTrak and Lull telehandlers and use a common, quick-attach coupler. The coupler works with any brand of telehandler, and is intended to give fleet owners greater flexibility. Other specific attachments include material buckets, truss booms, carriages of various sizes and fork options. JLG Industries Inc.; 717-485-5161;
Hydraulic Breaker Attachment: Narrow Design Hydraulic Breaker Attachment: Narrow Design

The SB302 Hydraulic Breaker is capable of delivering a maximum impact rate of 1,380 blows per minute. Its solid design contains all parts in the same iron-alloy casting for greater durability, and does not have side bolts for the front head, cylinder or back head. Its relatively slim design allows for better operator visibility and allows it to be used in confined spaces. The 670-lb breaker is intended for carriers in the 4.5  to 9 tonne range. Atlas Copco Construction Tools LLC; 803-817-7434;

Collapsible crane: Easily TransportedCollapsible crane: Easily Transported Collapsible Crane: Easily Transported The Series 548 collapsible crane is capable of lifting up to 1,000 lb and can be quickly folded into a 16 x 17 x 57-in. unit. The crane features a rolling four-wheel base and a manually operated hydraulic jack for raising the boom. It’s extendable boom has four positions leading up to a 78.5-in. length, and the crane’s hydraulic jack has a control knob for smooth lifting and an overload relief valve to prevent overload damage. The wheels are scratch and spark-resistant and its swivel hook allows accurate placement of loads. The legs are secured to the base by cabled pins, allowing the crane to be collapsed and transported. Thern, Inc.; 800-843-7648;
Air Blower: Constant Flow Air Blower: Constant Flow The DB 236C air blower is available in versions from 7.5 to 60 hp and with capacities up to 812 cfm at psig. It features a tri-lobe blower with pressurized chambers to help maintain a constant flow rate and reduce pulsation. It sports integrated motor starters and instrumentation for faster installation. All maintenance points are on the front and all process and utility connections are on the back, allowing multiple units to be operated adjacently. Anti-vibration pads on the feet help reduce noise levels. Kaeser Compressors; 800-777-7873;
Keeping Warm: Diesel-Powered Portable Heater Keeping Warm: Diesel-Powered Portable Heater The Maxi-Heat portable heater is able to supply heat with up to 110 ft of 16-in. ducting at a static pressure of 1.5wg, and features twin heating units that produce a maximum of 1.01 million BTUs. It can be used for concrete curing, equipment pre-heating as well as for general heating applications. It is powered by an 1,800-rpm Isuzu diesel engine, with a 191-gallon fuel tank, allowing more than 24 hours of continuous operation. It also features an in-line fuel heater and pre-filter to cope with contaminants and variances in fuel viscosity. Allmand Bros. Inc.; 800-562-1373;