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Tool tethers

New family of ergonomically constructed Super Coil anchored tool tethers are manufactured with a low-force polyurethane elastic core woven throughout the entire body of the webbing. The result is a device that creates an 18-ft. diameter working area but gently retracts to 42 inches.

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Gear-free motor drive roller

A brushless DC gearless motorized drive roller, the V24 brings torque and speed while eliminating the need for multiple gear ratios. The oil-free, gear-less MDR is of solid, single throughshaft construction, and available in black E-Coat finish or stainless steel for washdown applications. Gearless operation minimizes mechanical wear and allows for use in extreme temperatures.

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Truck trailer hopper opener

A railcar component specialist has engineered a lightweight, handheld and flexible device to open truck trailer hopper gates/traps safely and efficiently. The Door Demon HTO (Hopper Trailer Opener) features what engineers call an ideal combination of torque, speed and weight.

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Polyurea coating

High-performance polyurethane, polyurea and hybrid coatings suit a variety of applications and include the fast-set Chemline Arc, which adheres well to concrete with the use of a primer. The spray applied, two-component polyurea contains 100 percent solids and zero volatile organic compounds. It is widely used in both the construction and contractor markets due to its physical properties and moisture resistance. Typical applications are wastewater basins, parking garages, foundations and water ponds.

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Curing cover

Company rolled out TopCure, an advanced, seven-day cover that provides a controlled curing environment for slabs on grade, at World of Concrete 2018. It features a) a grit, anti-skid surface to keep workers from accidental slips and falls; b) proprietary Transhield white coating that reflects sunlight and helps control the temperature under the cover; c) hydrating pods to allow faster water absorption in the nonwoven material and concrete surface area; d) performance film composition with higher strength and better physical properties compared to equal weight covers.; and, e) a pH modifier fostering an optimal concrete curing climate.

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