New product announcements:   12/03/2008
Air Compressor: Designed For Drilling Equipment Air Compressor: Designed For Drilling Equipment The DrillAir line of compressors is specifically designed to supply air at rates needed for drilling applications. It is capable of 1,284 cfm of free-air delivery, 1,335 cfm at 365 psi and 1,198-1,252 cfm at 435 psi. The redesigned line provides a 4% reduction in energy consumption and 15% lower thrust load. It is powered by a 575-hp, Caterpillar C18 Acert Tier 3 diesel engine, and is available in skid-mount, support-mount or tandem or wagon-wheel versions. Atlas Copco; 803-817-7434;
Equipment Tracking: Wireless Monitoring Equipment Tracking: Wireless Monitoring The OEM Data Delivery Telematics System is a wireless, hands-free setup to track and log heavy equipment movement and status. Units mounted on equipment are monitored by a central module that uses GPS to log locations as well as idle and work time and odometer readings. The unit also can automatically generate service alerts for maintenance and can keep track of fuel consumption. OEM Data Delivery; 203-929-8431l
 Li-Ion Drill-Driver Kit: Plenty of Power in Lightweight Tools Li-Ion Drill-Driver Kit: Plenty of Power in Lightweight Tools The new 10.8V LCT302W lithium-Ion three-piece cordless combo kit includes a compact driver-drill, impact driver and flashlight as well as a charger and case. The 1.9-lb driver-drill has a 1⁄4-in. hex driving shank and can deliver 200-in.-lb of torque in two speed settings. The 2-lb impact driver provides up to 3,000 impacts per minute. Both tools have built-in LED lights to illuminate the work surface. The 0.5-lb flashlight can deliver 540 minutes of light. Makita; 800- 462-5482;
Hoisting Platform: Fast Lift Hoisting Platform: Fast Lift The LTD4000 Eagle Hoisting Platform is designed to provide the lifting capacity of a crane in interior and hard-to-access areas of a construction site, while performing the duties of a materials platform. It has a maximum load capacity of 4,000 lb and has line speeds of 32 to 200 ft per minute. The platform can be set up in hours and it can easily hoist drywall, block and other materials, freeing up a site’s tower crane for other uses or possibly eliminating the need for a second crane. The platform’s hydraulic pump/winch is available with either electric or diesel power, and it comes standard with enough wire rope for a 10-story building, with longer lengths available. Baxter Crane; 239-229-5273;
 Small Generator: Easy Transport Small Generator: Easy Transport The ultra-compact UCI 2- 2.5 5.5 kW industrial diesel generator is designed to fit in smaller compartments on work trucks and other applications. It measures only 23 in. by 20 in. by 21 in. and weighs 240 lb. Powered by a 2-cylinder Kubota diesel engine running at 2,800 rpm, the generator is designed for higher power output with cleaner exhaust and less vibration and noise. It features one-side service access, an easy-drain oil system, automatic shutdown and a remote start panel. Next Generation Power; 888- 463-9878;