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Double-L side rail system meets FMCSA 5,400-lb. rating for flatbed trailers

41 East iEast Manufacturing has announced a patent-pending, integrated extruded aluminum side-rail system to accommodate a Double-L winch with flat-hook straps for cargo securement. Available on both sides of the Beast or Beast II flatbed trailer, the flat hook tie downs are interchangeable, allowing torque to be applied evenly to stabilize the load. Each tie down is movable so it can be positioned exactly where needed to firmly secure the cargo. Once the flat hook is engaged, the unique design of the rail holds the hook in place while users tension the strap, and enables them to source Double-L winches wherever they find cargo securement accessories.

 

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Bluetooth technology enables remote tracking of employee air-sampling

40 CasellaCompany has introduced the next generation of its personal sampling pump: the Apex2 featuring Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity and supporting Airwave app. The technology enables managers or supervisors to remotely monitor dust or other airborne contaminant levels from employee breathing zones on an Android mobile device up to 75 feet away.

 

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Long lifecycle aluminum elbows equal to cementitious material transfer

39 HammerTekThe cast aluminum line of Smart Elbow deflection elbows is now offered in tube and pipe sizes from 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) up to 12 in. (30.5 cm) in diameter. Engineered for dilute-phase and dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, the components prevent portland cement, cementitious materials, sand, aggregate and other abrasives from impacting the elbow wall, curtailing wear, failure and downtime.

 

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Sheltered storage

40 HDFabric building solutions specialist has announced the Commodity HD Building, featuring an open side that simplifies bulk and aggregate storage. The design allows for the structure to be broken down into separate storage bays, making it easy to keep aggregate materials separate. The Commodity HD also offers clearance for large equipment access and maneuvering.

 

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Sensor controls mixer access, quells worker exposure to blade momentum

39 CastellIndustrial safety specialist Castell Locks Ltd. has engineered a motion-monitoring device to protect concrete plant workers assigned mixer operating and maintenance duty. The BEMF unit ensures that motor-driven equipment up to 600V with a variable rundown time has completely stopped before access is possible. It leverages trapped key interlock technology, thus far deployed in concrete block and paver production lines to ensure power shutdown when workers enter or hover guarded machinery areas or components.

 

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