In-Cab Operator Controls
New backhoes for Cat skid-steer loaders and multiterrain loaders, models BH30 and BH30w, provide a digging depth of 9 ft, 6 in. They feature in-cab operator controls and an 180û boom swing to further enhance digging capabilities in tight spaces. Standard backhoe loader controls are mounted on a console that folds into the cab of both models. The operator can use the backhoe as well as reposition the entire machine when needed-all while seated in the cab. Each unit has a frame that allows the loader to be shifted manually to the left or right of center. CATERPILLAR INC.; 309/675-8995;

One-Stop Shopping Concept
This complete line of accessories is available for all of the firms demolition products as well as other brands. The line consists of 136 diamond saw blades that come in four qualities. The line is color coded by quality and each blade is clearly marked with the application for which it is designed. The line also offers abrasive blades in 16 models with the choice of 12 or 14-in. diameter and 1-in. or 20-mm arbor holes, more than 225 new accessory tools in the most popular shank configurations, a new ratio drill system, core bits and drills bits. WACKER; 262/257-4131;

For Jobs Extending Up To 800 Ft
The BSA 2110 HP-D is a trailer-mounted concrete pump designed to handle jobs extending up to 800 ft. The unit is available in diesel or electric and features heavy-duty tandem axles as standard equipment. Power is provided by a 326-hp turbo-charged Deutz diesel engine. It has a 3,190-psi (220-bar) pressure and a maximum 143-cu-yd-per-hour output at peak volume. The model is equipped with smooth free flow hydraulics for more controllable pumping and a large 21.2-cu ft capacity. PUTZMEISTER AMERICA; 800/884-7210;

Multiple Lengths For Flexibility
These heavy-duty pallet forks for skid-steer loaders are constructed of heavy-gauge steel to withstand the rigors of any jobsite application, according to the provider. The attachments have recessed forks to prevent damage to pallets, boxes or other bulky material. Adjustable forks allow the operator to adjust the spacing between fork tines from 9 to 45 in. Also, multiple fork lengths offer the flexibility to accommodate a variety of applications. The pallet forks have a load-rating capacity of 4,700 lb at 24 in. Loegering; 800/373-5441;

Larger Generators
Models 15330 and 20330 are equipped with large generators that allow the units to power a variety of auxiliary equipment. They feature the makers exclusive super-high output lamp fixtures and an 1,800-rpm, 32-hp Isuzu 4LE1 liquid-cooled diesel engine. To increase jobsite versatility, the units boast 15-kw and 20-kw generators. The generators deliver enough capacity to provide prime power for temporary work trailers and/or power additional lighting or other power tools. Allmand Bros. Inc.; 800/562-1373;

Measures Hard-to-Reach Locations
The handheld Spectra Precision Laser HD360 is a contractors portable tool that includes a data display screen and a six-button keypad. Using laser technology, it is capable of measuring distance, area and volume, with an accuracy of ±3 mm or better, at ranges up to 60 m. Safety is improved because no physical contact with the distance target is required. HD360 is capable of measuring hazardous or inaccessible locations such as those in high places, over obstacles or in lift shafts. Trimble Navigation limited; 408/481/8000;

Features Instant Lock-on
RC-2 FastTrak has wireless, one-touch operation for locking on to the tracking beam of GTS-800AR robotic total stations. Instant lock-on increases jobsite productivity because user does not have to deal with the problem of losing "lock" due to traffic, obstructions and bystanders, says the maker. Weather-proof RC-2 mounts on top of prism or prism pole and is battery-operated. Unit includes remote control, mounting hardware and "Y" cable for communication with data collector. Firms GTS-800AR series utilizes wide-beam tracking system. Topcon positioning systems inc.; 925/460-1300;