New product announcements:   12/30/2009
Natural-Gas Engines for trucks: Low Emissions Natural-Gas Engines for Trucks: Low Emissions Kenworth Truck Co. is now offering Cummins Westport ISL G natural-gas engines for its T800 and W900S models. The ISL G engine operates on either compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas. The engine has a maintenance-free, three-way catalyst and does not require the use of selective catalytic reduction or a diesel particulate filter. The engine is rated at 320 hp and 1,000 lb-ft of torque and is 2010-compliant. The engines can be configured to suit user applications and range requirements. Kenworth Truck Co.; 425-828-5000;
Electrical Panel Covers: Meet OSHA Standards Electrical Panel Covers: Meet OSHA Standards TempCovers are UL-classified temporary panel covers that use non-conductive magnetic strips to attach on exposed electrical boxes during construction. Unlike improvised covers made of cardboard or other materials, TempCovers are puncture- and tear-resistant and meet all applicable OSHA standards. Grace Engineered Products Inc.; 800-280-9517;
Demolition-Hammer Attachment: Packs a Punch Demolition-Hammer Attachment: Packs a Punch The DXB 170h hammer attachment is designed for the Doosan DX225 and DX255 excavators and is the first model to be introduced in an upcoming line of excavator-hammer attachments from Doosan. The hammer attachment has an operating weight of 3,572 lb and falls in the 5,000-lb impact class. It has an operating pressure of 2,610 psi at a flow of 26.5 to 39.5 gpm. Doosan Infracore; 770-831-2200;
Wheeled excavator: Work From Any Side Wheeled Excavator: Work From Any Side The XL 5300 III wheeled excavator is the largest model in the Gradall line of excavators, with an operating weight of 51,216 lb and a maximum lift capacity of 13,508 lb. It has a rated boom force of 24,941 lb and a bucket breakout force 25,405 lb, with a working boom reach of 33 ft and a maximum digging depth of 24 ft. Axle-oscillation locks and a low frame allow the excavator to work in front, behind and to the sides of the machine without having to lower outriggers. Gradall Industries Inc.; 330-339-2211;
Lift Platform: High Capacity Lift Platform: High Capacity The T60MH-2000 is a high-capacity man lift that has a platform capacity of 2,000 lb, a maximum platform height of 66 ft and has a gross weight of 31,000 lb. The T60MH-2000 can be configured to include winches for lifting up to 1,000 lb and also can accept forklift-style forks to lift up to 2,000 lb. An optional 7,500-W generator and welder package also are available. Man & Material Lift Engineering; 414-486-1760;