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Hoists suit tight quarters

Available in 1- to 80-ton capacities, the CXT line has been engineered with a short hook approach, low-headroom design, and can work close to walls whereby owners of crane-equipped operations can optimize building footprints. A hoisting inverter provides accuracy and controlled slow speed operation when lifting, while the empty load hook can be driven with up to 50 percent higher speeds compared to the loaded hook—allowing the operator to choose the most efficient hoist movement.

 

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EMH tailors new gantry series to expedited design and ordering

66 EMH 150A recently introduced, full line of Standard Gantry Crane solutions allows customers to design, price and order a wide range of models by themselves. The cranes are available in single- or double-leg configurations; 3-, 5-, 7.5-, or 10-ton capacities; and, 20- to 56-ft. spans. All incorporate appropriately sized hoists and end trucks. Customers decide between configurations and capacities, while the Standard Gantry Chart does the rest.

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ProCast Products equips San Diego thoroughfare for 100-year event

64 Penetronii 150Highland, Calif.-based ProCast Products has completed casting of 30- x 5.5-ft. box culverts for the Woodside Avenue Flood Control project under the San Diego County Public Works. The culverts’ mix design included Penetron Admix, an integral crystalline waterproofing agent dosed at time of batching.

 

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Scale-Tron economizes automatic, high pressure mixer washout

65 ST 150Critical mixer cleaning system has been made more affordable by running washout heads in sequence, rather than in parallel, to reduce the volume of water required from the pump. Combined with reduced cost of the high-pressure washout heads due to the drop in the Euro, the company notes, system reconfiguration brings equipment cost within range of precasters and central mixed plant equipment operators.

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Licensing-minded developer demonstrates anti-terrorist barrier

62 Karaia 150World of Concrete 2016 saw global launch of a blast-proof, crash-proof anti-terrorist barrier by United Kingdom-based RSG Structures Ltd. The modular, precast concrete KarablocK system can be quickly assembled to form a durable and effective security barrier around strategic locations, such as convention centers, airports and industrial plants. Aesthetically, a range of plant finishes can make the system suited to a range of high profile applications where appearance counts, most notably government buildings and premier hotels.

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