Compact wheel loaders

Building on M-Series models, the new Next Generation Cat 906, 907 and 908 wheel loaders boast a reengineered operator’s station, leveraging exclusive technologies to improve operator experience and provide larger wheel loader model comfort on a smaller platform. The loaders’ new Cat C2.8 engine, plus upgraded drive and powertrain, deliver faster roading speeds and drive train performance than the predecessor…

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High-visibility hoodies

The new RLPH1 Series of lightweight pullover hoodies combine sun protection with lightweight moisture-wicking fabric to keep workers well protected and cool. The RLPH1 pullover hoodie is available in small to 5XL sizes and high-visibility yellow or orange, plus dark gray. The two former colors allow workers to be clearly visible by others around them during the day as well…

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Truck back-up sensor

Manufacturer’s Ultrasonic Back-Up Sensor Kit can be retrofitted to, or incorporated as OEM option, for virtually any commercial truck or off-highway vehicle. It sounds an audible alarm when the vehicle comes within 10 feet of an object, then beeps faster as the driver or operator gets closer to the obstacle. The kit can also be customized for specific distance intervals…

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Digital appraisal service reveals motor energy saving opportunities

A new service is enabling industrial operators to maximize energy efficiency and boost sustainability by identifying motor-driven equipment in their facilities with the best energy-saving potential. The ABB Ability Digital Powertrain Energy Appraisal service draws on data measured from fleets of digitally connected electric motors and variable frequency drives to show where and how much energy can be saved by…

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Master Builders’ base mix, six-Pak series net 100-plus repair formulations

The new MasterEmaco ProMix Concrete Repair System uses one bag of universal base and combinations of six specialized PowerPak materials to create up to 120 different products. Using ProMix system is simple and intuitive, and yields robust formulations through water adjustments. Among additional system features, the company cites: Superior performance. Once mixed, it provides increased durability compared to competitive products;…

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Stair safety treads, tape

SuperGrit two-stage safety nosings and treads provide traction on interior or exterior stairs. Suited to new concrete or steel pan filled stairs, they are available in 11 standard colors or with photoluminescent Niteglow treads. SuperGrit treads feature a heat treated, corrosion resistant, extruded aluminum base with a satin lacquered finish for a durable, but aesthetic appearance. Two-stage assembly allows a…

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Rotary batch mixer

The new 700-THCX-600-MSL blends abrasive materials in six to eight minutes with total uniformity and little to no shear, degradation or heat. Constructed of carbon steel, the mixer is intended for demanding applications, including packaged concrete; has a useable batch capacity of 600 cu. ft.; and, achieves uniformity with equal efficiency from 100 percent to 15 percent of rated capacity,…

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Joint filler

Fabricated from flexible, closed cell polypropylene, X-Foam suits concrete slab expansion, contraction or isolation joints. The product comprises a resilient material rugged enough to handle the elements, exhibiting ultraviolet stable, non-absorbent and chemical resistant properties. It debuted at World of Concrete 2022.  “It made sense for us to add X-Foam to our extensive family of concrete joint fillers because we…

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Monolithic curb maker

Concrete roller screed manufacturer has introduced the Badger Curb Maker for monolithic pours. Designed to seamlessly shape and finish curbs after another device screeds the flatwork, the battery-powered machine supports user efficiency and reduces the need for extra equipment, transportation and labor. “There has been a growing demand for monolithic pours from operations both large and small as they look…

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Protective rebar coating

A developer of smart coatings incorporating microencapsulation technology has announced AMP-UP RB, a self-healing, low VOC protective solution for rebar and structural metals embedded in concrete. Built on the Autonomic Materials corrosion inhibiting platform, the agent is explicitly designed for long-term protection, and—through a self-healing barrier—minimizes the need for inspections tied to damage of coatings during new construction or repair…

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