Products   03/02/2011
Concrete-Placing Boom: Long Reach The MX 43/47Z-Meter Placing Boom has a 138-ft, one-inch reach and does not require a counterweight. The extended reach allows for concrete placement on high-rise buildings, bridges, dams and other specialty applications. The boom features more straight pipe runs than earlier models for less stressful concrete runs and longer wear on parts. The MX 43/47Z can operate with either a diesel or electric power pack.
Putzmeister America; 800-884-7210;
Concrete-Form Release Agent: Curing in the Cold Pro-Release is a concrete-form release agent that is formulated to work with newer concrete-mix designs, including those that use fly ash. It is water-based and available with a Winter Guard option for curing at temperatures as low as 25� F. Nox-Crete Products Group; 800-669-2738;
Jobsite Heaters: Durable Design The Tradesman line of forced-air heaters features heavy-gauge combustion chambers and burner plates for extra durability. Three propane-fueled models are available with outputs ranging from 50,000 to 100,000 BTUs, while the natural-gas-fueled Tradesman 350N has an output range of 250,000 to 350,000 BTUs. L.B. White Co.; 800-345-7200;
Compact Track Loader: Improved Design for Clearer View The T770 Compact Track loader is the latest addition to the Bobcat M-Series line of loaders. The T770 has a rated operating capacity of 3,100 lb and is powered by a 92-hp diesel engine. The T770 features improved hydraulic performance over earlier models, with a standard flow rate of 23 gallons per minute. A cab-forward design and a lower door threshold offer improved visibility. Bobcat Co.; 701-241-8700;
Concrete Integrity: Accurate Testing The PIT-X2 pile integrity tester can evaluate concrete strength using two accelerometers, which allows for the testing of concrete piles under existing structures, the evaluation of foundation length and better data on larger piles. A wireless transmitter permits a single user to run the test. Pile Dynamics; 216-8316131;
Oscillating Multitool: Many Applications The MX25E Oscillating Multi-Tool is rated at 2.5 amps and can be used for sanding and grinding as well as flush and plunge cuts. The cord features a ball joint to help position the tool during use. Bosch Power Tools and Accessories; 877-267-2499;