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Revolution pump boom reaches new maneuverability, speed benchmarks

New boom technology holds the potential to take the concrete pumping business to new levels, Schwing America contends. The Revolution boom on the S 36 X truck-mounted concrete pump offers what company engineers note are unmatched maneuverability and speed, with continuous 360-degree articulation of the tip section and 330-degrees of third section articulation. Hydraulic motors replace the last two cylinders of the four-section boom to provide the additional coverage.

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Emergency equipment shut off

The Model PC is a rugged safety stop control, actuated by a pull cord and providing a quick positive shut off of conveyors and other powered plant equipment. The device’s one or two microswitch outputs can control up to two separate circuits, depending on the model chosen, and include one for machinery shutdown, one for alarm. The Model PC was developed to meet stringent safety agency requirements throughout the world.

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Grade ring battery form

The three-piece Horizontal Grade Ring Battery Form with Rollback Core, unveiled at the 2019 Precast Show, can be customized to individual plant requirements. Production efficiency is achieved as rings of multiple grade widths can be cast in a single pour.

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Fork positioning, mast rework raise lift truck operator visibility

The Hyster H190-360HD2 series, with four models in the 19,000- to 36,000-lb. capacity range, features a recently redesigned mast and carriage. Lift chains and the mast inner channel have been modified to create a wider window through the carriage, providing greater visibility of fork tips at ground level and trailer height. The mast is also mounted closer to the truck, allowing for a higher load capacity without a longer or heavier chassis.

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Self-propelling vibratory beam screed plays finishing fast and safe

Introduced at the 2019 Precast Show, the Motoscreed is available in 6-, 8-, 12- and 18-ft. wide sizes, each built on a 6-in. wide, 4-in. high aluminum beam. The device spreads, levels, finishes and vibrates conventional, high slump and self-consolidating concrete mixes, while also self-propelling along architectural or structural product form rails.

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