Mobile Generator: Powerful
The CPG 625 generator is powered by a Volvo Penta 16.1-liter, six-cylinder, Tier 4 Final diesel engine, rated at 724 hp. The engine’s aftertreatment system uses selective catalytic reduction to meet emissions standards. An AREP alternator excitation system allows for 300% over-current starting capabilities, and the engine is capable of handling a 100% load step. Up to 32 CPG 625 generators can be linked in parallel when using an optional controller.
Chicago Pneumatic; www.cp.com
Vacuum Excavator: More Economical Version
The HX30G comes at a lower price point than other vacuum excavators. It offers comparable power on small to mid-sized vacuum jobs, according to the manufacturer. The HX30G runs on a 31-hp Vanguard gas engine and comes with a 542-cfm blower. It has 3000-psi water pressure and 4.2-gpm water flow. A hose restraint inhibits jumping, and the hose stores flat inside the unit frame. Available add-ons include a jib boom and 12K, 14K and 20K trailers.
Ditch Witch; www.ditchwitch.com
Door and Window Pan: Waterproofing Membrane
The Ready Sill system allows membrane-based waterproofing products to be used on window and door installations instead of fabricated metal systems. By replacing the metal pan with a bituminous membrane, doors and windows can be installed more readily. According to the manufacturer, the Ready Sill system avoids some of the problem of metal pan systems, including damage or warping due to water condensation. The system is designed for large pocket doors, French-style doors or any style of window.
TLS Laboratories; www.tlslabs.com
Off-Highway Haul Truck: High Capacity
The HD785-8 rigid-frame, off-highway haul truck boasts a payload capacity of 101.6 tons and is powered by a 1,140-hp Komatsu engine. The engine meets Tier 4 Final emissions standards, using passive regeneration methods that require no input from the operator. Designed for mining, quarry and aggregate hauling, the HD785-8 has a turning radius of only 33 ft, 2 in. and features a seven-speed automatic transmission with two selectable reverse speeds. Downhill travel speed can be preset, allowing the operator to focus on the road.
Komatsu America; www.komatsuamerica.com
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