1. McCloskey self-contained desegregating conveyors. McCloskey International, based in Peterborough, Ontario, has introduced the first in a new line of self-contained desegregating conveyors designed to enhance and streamline materials handling. The SDX-130 is a 36-inch-by-130-foot desegregating telescoping stacker. Features include:
- desegregates and maximizes stockpile capacity using a fully automated and highly flexible control system
- onboard diesel hydraulic unit makes the SDX-130 highly portable for mobile screens and crushers on-site
- design reflects feedback from customers in a cross-section of applications and industries
Visit www.mccloskeyinternational.com for more information.
2. Builtrite electric handler. Builtrite Handlers & Attachments, Two Harbors, Minnesota, has introduced the Model 2300-SE as the newest member of its stationary electric material handler lineup. Features include:
- designed for handling scrap, solid waste, construction and demolition debris, wood and other materials
- lack of emissions makes it ideal for indoor use
- reach of from 32 to 35 feet, depending on the style of boom
- lift capacity of up to 23,300 pounds, depending on the boom length
- optional cab risers, remote controls, auto lube and remote power unit
Visit www.builtritehandlers.com for more information.
3. ClearSpan Fabric Structures Giant Doors. ClearSpan Fabric Structures, headquartered in South Windsor, Connecticut, has introduced Giant Doors to its line of buildings and accessories. Features include:
- can be custom designed and provide an entryway that is large enough for most vehicles, machinery or equipment
- pairs only with ClearSpan buildings
- bifold design maximizes headroom and wall clearance
- design allows the door to elevate within its threshold, saving interior and exterior space
- constructed with a corrosion-resistant, galvanized steel frame with multiple cladding options, including fabric, polycarbonate and steel
Visit www.clearspan.com for more information.
4. Mack Manufacturing new product line. Theodore, Alabama-based Mack Manufacturing Inc. has introduced a series of self-contained remotely operated crane bucket and grapple attachments ranging from 3/8-cubic-yard capacity up to a 20-yard capacity. Features include:
- small-sized grapples and buckets were developed for customers in forestry, recycling, aggregate and shipping industries
- designed to handle a wide array of materials, including scrap metal, waste, logs, rock and other bulk materials
- the smallest of the Mack attachments are powered by 14-horsepower air-cooled Hatz diesel engines, while the largest models use 85-horsepower air-cooled Deutz diesels
- maneuvered by hand-held radio controls
Visit mackmfg.com for more information.
5. Vecoplan V-Eco shredders. Vecoplan, Archdale, North Carolina, has introduced the V-Eco line of shredders to its offerings. Features include:
- variable frequency inverter drives (VFD) eliminate gearboxes and fluid couplings
- “W” rotors embedded with five rows of cutters are suitable for flexible, fibrous, rigid and bulky materials
- single or double rows of bed knives for increased shredding surface
- pneumatic assist drop-down screen carriages for quick rotor access
- hydraulic lift-up cutting chamber floor
- externally adjustable bed knives
Visit www.vecoplanllc.com for more information.
6. Siltbuster wet waste separation system. Siltbuster, a U.K.-based provider of wet waste separation systems, has introduced the Gritbuster WT-250, a larger version of its material washing, separation and aggregate recovery system. Features include:
- aimed at the road sweeping and trommel fines recycling markets
- capable of handling more than 25 metric tons of material per hour
- feedstocks can be separated into washed gravel and sand products
- designed to wash and separate the aggregate while minimizing the risk of contaminating the sand product with organic matter
- integral hydraulic density separator is used to separate coarse aggregate from plastic, sticks and other debris
Visit www.siltbuster.com for more information.
7. Genesis XT Mobile shears. Genesis Attachments, Superior, Wisconsin, has added the GXT 225, GXT 1555 and GXT 2055 straight and rotator models to its line of XT mobile shears. Features include:
- entire line of 18 models fits 25,000- to 625,000-pound excavators
- shorter and lighter than other models
- closer center of gravity to the excavator enables models to mount on excavators that previously could only carry smaller shears
- the apex is closer to the back of the jaws, providing improved material gathering, increased cutting performance and reduced maintenance, according to the company
Visit www.genesisattachments.com more information.
8. Komptech separator. Komptech, with global headquarters in Austria, has introduced the Komptech Hurrifex, which combines a stone separator and wind sifter in a single machine. Features include:
- stones, inert and light items can be removed from a wide variety of material streams in a single work step with a separation rate of up to 95 percent
- separation requires one process on one machine, saving space, material handling effort, energy costs and transportation costs
- has the ability to clean up the screen overflow from compost, which when cleaned can be used as a biomass fuel
- a low-emissions diesel generator is available as an option for users who need off-grid flexibility
- can be ideal for wood scrap and mixed construction scrap processing
Visit www.komptech.com for more information.