Performs in Tight Spaces
This all-new line of minimum swing radius excavators, called the Spin Ace Series, is designed for urban construction sites, traffic-restricted road maintenance or other jobs with limited maneuvering. The series includes the 75 model with an operating weight of 16,900 lb, the 135 model with an operating weight of 29,100 lb and the 225 with an operating weight of 51,376 lb. The excavators come standard with a blade attachment and an optional offset boom attachment for working on existing foundations or wherever space is limited. LBX COMPANY LLC; 859/245-3927;

Self-Loading Machine
IBEX 20PK is a rubber-tracked, compact loader with self-loading features. The loader weighs 2,300 lb and is available in two track widths-36 in. and 44 in. Power is provided by a Perkins 20-hp, three-cycle, water-cooled diesel engine and hydrostatic transmission. Payload capability is 1,750 lb. IBEX 20PK is a versatile unit and comes with a variety of attachments such as dozer blade, high-loading bucket and many more options. SUMMIT CALIFORNIA CORP.; 707/822-3600; fax 707/822-3618

New Rim Design
A new product called Final Cut municipal castings is available to help road crews reduce installation time and cost when placing asphalt overlays. Final Cut street castings eliminate the need for pavement removal around street castings. It allows the cover and rim elevation of manholes, catch basins and hand holes to be raised by 1 in., regardless of the thickness of the cover. Each Final Cut casting is made of cast iron and offers corrosion resistance and durability in heavy traffic. It is suited for municipal projects and can be furnished in a variety of sizes and shapes. SITE SOLUTIONS INC; 734/669-6132;

Enhanced Gradeability
The new Hypac C820C, C830C and C850C series of single-drum vibratory rollers offer improved compaction force, gradeability and tractive effort on a wide variety of soil types, says the manufacturer. The C850C series is the largest of the Hypac single-drum line. It includes three models with operating weights ranging from 26,850 to 28,285 lb. All three units in this series feature an 84-in. working width, dual amplitudes and frequencies with a maximum centrifugal force of 61,825 lb. COMPACTION AMERICA INC.; 309/853-3571;

Stops Falls
Miller's MightyLite 175-ft sealed self-retracting lifeline is intended to give workers freedom of movement while stopping falls within two feet or less. Designed for workers in the oil and gas, communications, mining and other industries, MightyLite can be permanently installed in hard-to-mount locations. Additional features include corrosion-resistant components and a sealed braking system to resist dirt and debris. All models in MightyLite lifeline are available in durable stainless steel or galvanized wire rope. DALLOZ FALL PROTECTION; 800/873-5242;

Retractable Ladder
Saf-T-Step provides safe and easy access to the cargo beds of commercial and industrial pick-up trucks. It features a single step retractable ladder with a removable cautionary hand rail. Mounted in a flat position on the inside of a truck tailgate, the unit manually unfolds into the step position. Saf-T-Step is coated with a special nonslip formulated exterior paint and is able to withstand weight loads up to 400 lb. RODON CORP.; 630/232-1477;