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Backpack Vibrator

ErgoPack is equipped with 50cc Honda gas engine in what product developers describe as a highly mobile yet comfortable form factor.ErgoPack is equipped with 50cc Honda gas engine in what product developers describe as a highly mobile yet comfortable form factor. The model the only backpack vibrator on the market to offer an ergonomic design where the engine weight is properly supported by the operator’s hips, they contend. The design discourages injury-prone postures and delays operator fatigue to improve overall productivity while allowing easy mobility around the job site. A single crew member can vibrate low- to high-slump concrete with up to a 2-in. head.

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Hearing protection

Howard Leight FirmFit earplugsHoward Leight FirmFit earplugs are engineered to enhance the wearing experience for individuals who prefer a firmer fit in order to “feel” their hearing protection devices and are accustomed to the familiar cylindrical or barrel-shaped earplug. Notes Honeywell Safety Products’ Rachel Newport, senior product marketing manager, “The more comfortable the earplug, the longer workers will wear it. That’s more protection for employees—and greater compliance for safety managers—a win-win for everyone.”

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Truss arch structures

ClearSpan, Gable style, Hercules truss arch buildingsGable style, Hercules truss arch buildings suit raw or finished materials storage and transfer, plus precast concrete curing enclosures. Shown here are recently completed twin structures at the Brookhaven Rail Terminal in Yaphank, N.Y. At 100- x 300-ft., they are connected by three breezeways and mounted on slabs on grade. The buildings are stamped engineered and built to Suffolk County code to meet 20 lb./sq. ft. snow load and 120 mph wind loads. The cover is a UV-resistant, 12.5-oz. rip-stop polyethylene material.

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