Rubber lining adhesive

Linatex liner manufacturer Weir Minerals has partnered with world’s largest adhesive producer, Henkel, and its Loctite team to develop a solvent-free adhesive for rubber lining applications with zero volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The custom-formulated Linatex Loctite – Lina 88 rubber adhesive range sets a benchmark for bond strength by exceeding the current British Standard by up to four times. Weir…

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Synthetic form release agent

Company’s newest innovation for concrete forming and casting is Platinum 727, a synthetic release agent especially suited to structural members. Powered by proprietary, economical and eco-friendly Platinum technology, the low-odor agent yields superior concrete surfaces, holding even fine detail. The product complies with Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines or rules for low volatile organic compound…

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High dexterity work gloves

The FlexGrip Series 363 line of gloves is made with extra functionality and improved comfort, while sporting a new, modernized look. The series includes Utility, Utility Pro, Utility Grip, Impact, Heavy-Duty, Desert Camo, Camo Impact and Cut A5 Hi-Viz Utility offerings. The gloves feature high dexterity design, with three touch screen fingertips and knitted synthetic leather palms. Their breathable birdeye…

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Tank level monitoring

The Pulse Level Tank Monitoring platform offers systems running entirely on Wi-Fi and allows users to track fuel or lubricant tank levels, capture and apply data, and allocate inventory quickly, accurately and confidently. A tank-level monitoring system measures the amount of fluid in a tank, giving service centers, fleet garages, construction operations, and industrial manufacturing companies more visibility over inventory…

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Fuel filter, engine oil monitor

The Filter Minder Connect solution monitors heavy-duty engine fuel filters and engine oil condition, consists of components that can be installed in minutes, and integrates into existing on-board telematics and fleet management systems.  Filtration efficiency is lost when filters are changed too soon, product engineers note, while servicing filters or changing fluids too late can result in unplanned downtime and…

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Rake and trowel flooring

Ucrete HF60RT, a heavy-duty formulation where “RT” stands for “rake and trowel,” affords quick and easy application with reduced manual labor by lessening the need to work on hands and knees. Finished HF60RT is an impact-resistant, durable solution for a variety of applications where high impact, thermal shock and chemical exposure are common. The low odor, VOC-compliant material resists steam…

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Automation eliminates auxiliary suspension guesswork

Manufacturer bills its ROI (Road Optimized Innovation) Auxiliary Suspension system as the first intelligent component of its kind, eliminating the guesswork for drivers of when to lift or lower and helping maintain maximum traction without axle overloading. The system is programmed to determine optimal tire-to-ground pressure and automatically respond to the vehicle’s wheel traction. In snow, mud and other challenging…

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Tire pressure control adjusts to trailer axle load

Tiremaxx Pro-LB builds on the technology of Tiremaax Pro, which inflates, relieves and equalizes tire pressures across all wheel positions with the added benefit of load-based pressure adjustments. “The consensus in the market is that most trailer tires are inflated to a pressure greater than necessary for the typical load. The cold tire target pressure setting is often selected based…

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Volvo CE finds traction in electric compact machine pilot

Volvo Construction Equipment recently presented results of testing its battery-powered L25 Electric compact wheel loader and SR25 Electric compact excavator after nearly a year of southern California demonstrations. Powered by lithium-ion batteries and producing zero emissions, the machines proved themselves as environmentally sound options to conventional equipment running on diesel fuel. They also allowed some users to operate inside buildings…

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Mixer Systems mobilizes Cor-Tuf UHPC mix production

Cor-Tuf UHPC, the exclusive licensed producer of namesake ultra-high performance concrete in North America and markets worldwide, is bringing its mix technology into daily heavy/civil practice. A mobile batch plant model developed with Mixer Systems Inc., the CT-25, enables producers and contractors to deliver agency-grade mixes to any jobsite under any conditions. “Our one-of-a-kind UHPC mobile batch plant brings us…

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