Product Snapshot: Work Boots and Concrete Boom Truck
Women’s Work Boot: Safety and Comfort
The Tradeswoman boot is tailored specifically for a woman’s foot, with extra toe space and a dense foot bed for all-day support. The boot meets relevant ASTM safety standards, comes with a nonmetallic toe and is resistant to electrical hazards. It is made of waterproof leather, with a VersaTrax rubber outer sole for better slip resistance. The boot comes in two styles: a 6-in. standard model and a 5-in. hiker.
Red Wing Shoe Co.; www.redwingshoes.com
Concrete Pump Truck: Compact Design
The 42 M5 XXT truck-mounted concrete pump can unfold its five-segment boom at heights under 28.2 ft and boasts a maximum vertical reach of 135 ft. The boom truck is designed for stable operation at any boom position. The pump features Liebherr’s new Powerbloc drive unit, which combines elements of open and closed hydraulic designs for a lighter, more efficient hydraulic system, according to the manufacturer. First announced at the Bauma trade show in 2019, the 42 M5 XXT is now coming to U.S. markets.
Plasma Cutting Tray: Fold-Away Design
The Plasma Cutting Tray attachment fits onto the Rhino Cart Mobile Fixturing Station. The 18-in. by 30-in. cutting surface comes with 14 reversible steel slats and can support up to 100 lb. The tray’s cutting slats are spaced 1.8 in. apart and are intended for hold-down clamping. The tray can fold down flat when not in use.
Strong Hand Tools; www.stronghandtools.com
Cordless Hole Puncher: Battery-Powered
The Cordless Hole Puncher can punch through structural metal members in under five seconds, according to the manufacturer. The hole puncher has a maximum metal plate capacity of 5⁄16 in. for general steel and 15⁄64 in. for stainless steel. Powered by a 5-Ah, 18V LXT battery, the tool can punch up to 180 20-mm-dia. holes in 15⁄64-in. steel on a single charge. The hole puncher features a 360° rotating handle with a rubberized soft pistol grip and a side handle.
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