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The Stomper line now includes three models of rammers designed for every jobsite compaction need from narrow trenches to areas requiring optimum impact. Each rammer is powered by a four-cycle Honda engine. Engine design allows the Stompers to be laid down in any direction for easy transport and worry-free starting when standing. The line includes models XH670, XH730 and XH840 with impact forces of 2,650 lb, 3,100 lb and 3,500 lb, respectively. Stone Construction Equipment Inc.; 585/229-5141; www.stone-equip.com
Manufacturer expands its flame-resistant clothing line with more choices to better provide for workwear needs. The brown duck vest joins the clothing line that also consists of outerwear, jeans, dungarees and accessories. The duck vest includes an inside patch pocket with hook and loop closure, a brass zipper and hidden snap closure for electric arc protection. Carhartt; 313/749-6622; www.carharttFR.com
These new ergonomic paving breakers, part of the manufacturers complete new line of air tools, are available in 50, 60 and 90-lb models. They offer reduced fatigue, increased productivity and lower noise levels, the manufacturer claims. Valves, pistons and other moving parts are made of shock-resistant tool steels heat-treated to a specified Rockwell hardness. MobiliarTools also has rock drills, rivet busters, trench diggers, chipping hammers and backfill tampers. Kaeser Compressors Inc.: 800/777-7873: www.kaeser.com
Automaticc Control Is Standard
The new HB 4200 features Krupp percussion technology and a four-tonservice weight, making it suitable for demolition, tunneling, trenching, foundation work and primary and secondary quarry breaking. Accepting a maximum hydraulic flow of 84 gallons per minute at 2,610 psi of pressure, it delivers an impact rate of up to 530 blows per minute. It comes standard with AutoControl, a monitoring system that allows the hammer to adapt frequency and power output for operating conditions. Atlas Copco Construction Inc.; 413/746-0020; www.us.atlascopco.com
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.; 800/729-3878: www.milwaukeetool.com
Two new 1Ú2-in. hammer drills, models 5381 and 5387, have optimized balance and ergonomics, two-finger trigger and soft-grip handles to reduce vibration. Both have an 8.5-amp motor and a durable metal gear case that withstands daily jobsite abuse. A recessed selector allows the user to operate in hammering or rotation modes. Model 5381 is a single speed hammer drill with 0 to 1,800 rpm and 0 to 28,000 blows per minute. It comes with a 10-ft fixed cord and is suitable for concrete fastening.