Pre-packaged corrosion inhibitor

MCI Grenades are water-soluble pouches of the companion 2006 NS migrating corrosion inhibitor, substituting as needed for doses of the MCI 2005 liquid admixtures. The Grenades are sized to treat 1 yard of concrete. Urgent field conditions aside, the company notes, the pouches afford concrete producers and their customers a convenient option “added onsite and safely handled despite their high…

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Pivoting lift truck

The electric powered, multidirectional Combi-MR4 reach truck is equipped with the new Dynamic 360° steering function, which provides rotation on each wheel and enables seamless directional change while on the move. Dynamic 360° allows the agile forklift to work in forward, sideward and crab steer mode, guaranteeing swift operation.  Engineers sought to develop a multidirectional model with a very low…

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Product, mesh handling devices

Forklift attachment manufacturer specializing in solutions for manufactured-concrete producers has added two devices. The pipe clamp handler has a dual clamping mechanism activated by hydraulic cylinders, its large rubber grippers preventing slippage and damage to the concrete. By means of the clamping mechanism, the pipes are tightly held to enhance accurate placement. The clamp is adaptable, with several different designs…

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Admixtures target finishing, strength, waterproofing

Euclid Chemical launched three new admixtures at the World of Concrete, each developed to respond to engineering and construction professionals’ evolving needs. The liquid Eucoshield is designed as an integral finishing aid that prevents rapid moisture loss from the concrete surface by binding the internal water in the pore structure. It is especially effective for operations performed in direct sun,…

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1,200-lb. power cart

With an all-electric drivetrain powered by a robust rechargeable battery pack, the 1400 series has joined the Overland Cart portfolio of site and plant material handling equipment. The heart of the new series is the new high performance 36V 1,400-watt transaxle, with nearly four times the power of the company’s standard 400W motor. Overall speed has improved from 3 mph…

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Rotary hammer

The GBH18V-28DC 18V Brushless Connected-Ready SDS-plus Bulldog 1-1/8-in. Rotary Hammer and GDE28D SDS-plus Dust-Collection Attachment are equipped for drilling energy and precision, plus particle extraction. The tool measures 17.2 in. and weighs 6.7 lbs. Among key features of the hammer and attachment combination: KickBack control. Helps reduce the risk of sudden tool reactions when the hammer is used in binding…

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22V cordless battery

Hilti Group presents Nuron as a 22V cordless battery platform, introducing “technologies to reinvent how construction professionals work daily on jobsites, tackle health and safety challenges, and manage their businesses—giving them the power and confidence of being safer, smarter, and more efficient. Connectivity is at the core, making it part of every tool, battery, and charger now and well into…

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Concrete, masonry anchors

Designed for light and medium-duty concrete, block, and brick applications, the Power Pro Concrete Anchors are durable and corrosion resistant, ICC-ES code compliant, and available in three colors, various lengths, plus 3/16-, 1/4- or 5/16-in. diameters. Unlike traditional fastening alternatives, they feature a fully threaded tip to enable quick penetration into wood and other materials. Their wide serrated and mid-crossband…

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Cellular glass, structural block answers thermal bridging in masonry walls

As the architectural/engineering/construction community looks to achieve ever more energy-efficient homes and buildings, especially in an age of net zero classification, Owens Corning has crafted a solution for concrete block walls with manufactured stone veneer or face brick. Company engineers bill Foamglas Perinsul SIB as a thermal bridging solution for high-performance buildings. Material science helps explain the thermal function: Foamglas…

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