Rubber Tracks
More Traction and Flotation

John Deere; 913/901-2192;

Direct-Fire Melter
Trailer Mounted

This 115-gallon direct-fire melter, a new addition to the HeatWave Series, features a unique auger type sealant agitator powered by a Honda 4-hp engine. The trailer-mounted unit has a low center of gravity and can be used for larger pavement maintenance projects. Wide doors provide plenty of room for easy sealant loading and maintenance access. Cimline Inc.; 800/328-3874;

Crawler Carrier
Full 360° Rotation Capability

Model CD11OR-2 is an upgraded version of the manufacturer’s original full-rotation crawler carrier with increased drawbar pull and an improved operator’s compartment. Designed for utility, forestry, construction and landscape applications, the CD11OR-2’s 360� rotation provides dumping at any angle, eliminating the need for U-turns and requiring no space for directional change. Komatsu America Corp.; 847/970-5815;

Bobcat Compatible

The SC-25-HU StumpBuster features a standard universal bracket fully compatible with Bobcat skid steer loader models. Featuring a powerful hydraulic motor, the unit can grind a 45-in. swath through even tough hardwood stump. Also, the SC-25-HU ‘s large 24-in.-dia cutting wheel and 23 carbide-steel teeth can chew an average sized stump into a 10-in. hole in less than 2 minutes, claims the maker. Shaver Manufacturing Co.; 712/859-3293;

Four-Section Boom

Manufacturer introduces the TH580B, the largest model in its new B-Series line of telehandlers. Features include a four-section boom that enables the machine to lift loads as high as 56 ft and to reach forward 42 ft. It has an operating weight of 27,465 lb and a rated load capacity of 11,000 lb. The TH580B is also equipped with three steering modes and can maneuver in tight spaces. Caterpillar Inc.; 309/675-8995;

Over-the-tire rubber tracks are now available for the manufacturer’s 200 and 300 Series skid steers. This system is suitable for soft and muddy ground conditions where a wheeled skid steer might bog down. The tracks enhance traction and flotation without causing the surface damage of steel tracks, allowing the operator to work on turf, asphalt and concrete. The rubber tracks can be mounted over 10 and 12-in. pneumatic tires, including standard, extra-wall and hauler models.