Drill Driver: Built-In Kickback Control

Bosch’s Brute Tough DDH183 drill driver features kickback control to prevent damage to the tool or injury to the user. A built-in acceleration sensor automatically stops the motor during bind-up situations. The cordless drill driver can deliver 663 in.-lb of torque and features two variable speeds. The tool runs on Bosch’s 18V battery platform and weighs only 4 lb without the battery. Bosch Tool Corp.; www.boschtool.com 

Tilt Bucket: Works With 3D Grade Controls

Caterpillar has released a new line of tilt buckets for its model 311 to 325 crawler excavator and its model M314 to M322 wheel excavators. For more precision grading, the buckets can tilt 45° from vertical to the right or left. The tilt buckets can accept the bolt-on sensor required for Cat Grade Control 3D, which provides the operator with in-cab visual guidance for complex excavator and grading tasks. Caterpillar; www.cat.com

Vacuum Excavation: High-Pressure Air Tool

The Air Saber lance is rated at 250 psi and can be used to improve vacuum excavation operations. The lightweight fiberglass design of the lance is easy to manipulate, and a spring-lock quick-connect prevents accidental detachment from the air hose. The air lance’s housing is nonconductive, allowing it to be used safely in utility installation projects. Ditch Witch; www.ditchwitch.com

Aerial Work Platform: Improved Working Capacity

The SX-135XC Aerial Work Platform has a working height of 135 ft, with 90 ft of maximum outreach. It features a boom-up time of only 150 seconds. The lift has a platform lift capacity of 660 lb, which goes up to 1,000 lb when working within a restricted envelope. The SX-135XC has 19 ft, 8 in., of reach below grade. Its narrow chassis is designed for working in confined areas. Factory-installed options for the platform include a welder package and a lighting package. Genie; www.genielift.com

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