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Filtrona Extrusion-Davidson Traffic Control, Tacoma, Wash., introduced the Interstate Grade FG 300 Curb System at the New Products Showcase. The FG 300 EFX post, which is made of polyurethane, is combined with the company's curb and base units.
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Existing w-beam barriers were developed many years ago when the vehicle fleet was different from what it is today. When tested with today’s larger vehicles, many results have not been successful with the existing w-beam barriers. The MGS Barrier from Road Systems Inc., Stow, Ohio, was successfully...
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Intellistrobe Safety Systems Inc., Springfield, Mo., announced the addition of two new trailer-mounted Automated Flagger Assistance Devices. The systems are activated remotely from a transmitter carried by the operator directing traffic through the work zone.
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Yanmar America Corp., Adairsville, Ga., now offers two universal mid-size mini excavators. The new models, the Vi045-5 and the Vi055-5, have operating weights of 10,121 and 11,312 lb, respectively. The stability of the new universal series zero-tail-swing machines equals that of full-size...
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The Pneumatic Drum Doctor, the newest product of Mechanical Advantage LLC, Columbia City, Ind., reshapes and repairs damaged channelizer drums onsite to help save money over the life expectancy of traffic drums.
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The new BPR55/65D reversible plate compactor from Bomag Light Equipment, Kewanee, Ill., offers the power, performance and durability to handle nearly any jobsite situation. Ideal for work on a variety of soil types, the BPR55/65D (Circle 914) is built with an 8.9-hp Lombardini air-cooled diesel...
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SignCAD Systems Inc., Minnetonka, Minn., introduced ConeZONE, an automated and fully integrated system for work-zone design and management. ConeZONE uses its “Dynamic Arrangement Engine” to select devices and configurations from state-approved lists and standards and to automatically place them...
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Rockhound Attachments, Hughson, Calif., has added the BrushHound 30 Brush Shredder to its line of attachments. This machine has numerous advantages, including armor plate construction, T1 skid shoes and 18 2-lb blades with a blade cost of only 75 per hour. It features a direct-drive gear-type...
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The trailer-mounted SST Safe-Stop Truck Mounted Attenuator by Quixote Transportation Safety, Chicago, is designed to require minimal modification to host vehicles with a quick and simple attachment. The SST TMA’s length from the back of the host vehicle is less than 20 ft and has many...
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Atlas Copco Construction Tools Inc., West Springfield, Mass., has introduced the HC 409 and HC 920 hydraulic compactor attachments. Both compactors are part of a new line of hydraulic compactor attachments being offered by Atlas Copco that feature FAG bearings, a Permco motor and Lord shock mounts...
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The Thermo Mark II Sparrow by Advanced Striping Equipment Inc., Douglasville, Ga., is an economy-sized thermoplastic handliner. It is compact, modular, insulated and lightweight with a precision swivel wheel and dual front brakes, which come standard. The swivel wheel also comes with a quick-...
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Weatherproof plastic barricade banners have been added to the line of traffic and safety products from J.L. Geisler Corp. of Warren, Mich. Standard styles include: CAUTION, DANGER, POLICE LINE: DO NOT CROSS and FIRE LINE: DO NOT CROSS. Standard sizes available are 3-in. and 6-in. by 1,000-ft rolls...
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The DD-158HFA double-drum compactor from Ingersoll Rand (IR) Co., Hamilton, Bermuda, offers all of the versatility needed to meet a contractor’s changing requirements in paving operations. The DD-158HFA is equipped with SMART drum technology for enhanced performance and high productivity. The DD-...
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Available from Roadtec, Chattanooga, Tenn., is the RX-500 cold planer (Circle 929). The RX-500 is a 500-hp or 600-hp cold planer with sufficient conveyor swing and turning radius to accommodate demanding urban milling conditions.
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TransTech Sytems Inc. of Orlando, Fla., offers the Shoulder Wedge Maker, a simple yet effective device that mounts on the screed extension face against the end gate of any brand of asphalt paver. The Shoulder Wedge Maker has the ability to form a compacted tapered edge fillet at an angle less than...
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Bomag, Kewanee, Ill., has improved key drive-train components on its 79-in. rotor width asphalt recycler/soil stabilizers. Both the MPH362-2 and MPH364-2 have been re-powered with a six-cylinder, 360-hp Cummins QSM11 water-cooled diesel engine. The electronically controlled QSM11 is Tier 3 Stage...
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Vermeer Manufacturing Co. of Pella, Iowa, has introduced its latest organic waste recycling technology with the TG7000 tub grinde. Built with many of the same features as the TG9000 tub grinder, the TG7000 packages innovation and technology for large land-clearing projects and organic wood and...
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Michigan Pneumatic Tool Inc. of Detroit recently introduced the MP-3000C-U Core Knock-Out Machine, which cuts production time and eliminates the need for air chisels that mark the insides of castings, resulting in X-ray rejections.
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The Rhoplex Fastrack XSR, a product of Rohm and Haas Co., Spring House, Pa., uses new technology to extend the seasonal range of waterborne traffic striping operations. Traffic paints based on Rhoplex Fastrack XSR resin can be applied at cooler temperatures, extending the striping season for...
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Subaru Robin, Wood Dale, Ill., recently introduced a new line of compact gasoline generators powered by its EX series overhead cam (OHC) engines. The new generator models include the RGX2900, RGX3600, RGX4800 and RGX4800E, offering maximum outputs ranging from 2,900 watts to 4,800 watts.
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