Modular cartridge bin vent

Device filters fine airborne particles from within a storage tank and releases clean air to the atmosphere. While material is pneumatically conveyed into a storage vessel, fine particles and air are efficiently separated by the unit’s large cartridge filter. This enables clean air to pass from the tank out to the atmosphere. Reverse jet cleaning from a compressed air accumulator…

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Safety-grade readers

Ultra-lightweight Carhartt Braswell Readers are designed specifically for workplaces or jobsites, and available in a Black or Tan frame and +1.5, +2.0 or +2.5 magnification. Weighing a mere 25 grams, the readers have a half-frame design, plus a bevy of features to provide a customized fit and weightless feel. The adjustable nosepiece and temple tips are constructed of a unique…

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Leading edge lanyards

New line of 6-ft. lanyards has been tested and approved for use over precast concrete and steel beams. “Leading edge workers have unique safety needs,” says Werner Director of Product Management Eric Miller. “We use aircraft-grade steel cables that can stand strong against other tough materials, and our innovative DeCoil technology decreases impact at the end of a fall. Those…

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Crack isolation mat

A high-performance acoustical underlayment system that muffles impact noises through hard surfacing materials, the 170.5 Sound & Crack Isolation Mat is a Greenguard-certified, 5-mm thick rubberized membrane comprised of 88.5 percent post-consumer recycled material. It helps prevent the transmission of substrate cracks of up to 1/8 inch from transferring to the finished floor, and is equipped with anti-microbial technology for…

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Centralized truck lubrication

Fluid handling equipment manufacturer has upgraded its line of EZ Greaser compact lubrication flow divider valves. The assemblies’ compact series progressive (CSP) divider valves add centralized lubrication to trucks, tractors and trailers. Users can safely maintain many vehicle components or parts from one fitting, shortening the amount of time spent greasing and ensuring no grease points are overlooked.

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Automated mixer drum cleaning raises safety levels, maximizes payload

Experience in mixer truck fleet management has shown how concrete build up on drum walls and fins equates to tons of waste material accompanying daily deliveries and unnecessary fuel consumption. As an alternative to chipping and ultra-high pressure washing, the namesake cleaning system of Walter Gerätebau GmbH is based on the principle of early high-pressure application. It entails just the…

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Fast returns flow from silo aeration retrofit investment

Flooring materials manufacturer Forpac realized more efficient operation through an investment in modern silo aeration at its Haines City, Fla. operation. “We had been operating with airpads in our 144-ton silos that store white cement powder and calcium carbonate used to make our thin set adhesive and grout for tile floors,” observes Plant Manager Mike Dulin. The result, he adds,…

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PMP Industries delivers a new level of control for mixer drum drives

“It’s not uncommon to see a mixer truck roll off the assembly line using drum drive technology from the 1980s,” says PMP Industries North America General Manager Robert Magness. While the maturity of such technology may provide confidence in the equipment, he adds, mixer fleet owners are prevented from realizing important drive and control performance improvements in an age of…

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