Ergodyne’s N-Ferno 6825 Nomex Fleece Balaclava to its N-Ferno Warming Product Line. With its stretchable Nomex fleece, the new N-Ferno 6825 Balaclava delivers warmth, comfort and flame resistant (FR) protection that meets NFPA 70E HRC 2 with an ATPV of 9.7. Designed for workers who need warmth and FR protection, the N-Ferno 6825 Balaclava is available at all authorized Ergodyne distributors. For more information, call 800-225-8238.
As part of MSA’s release of the ALTAIR 4X Gas Detector, a new ALTAIR 4 QuickCheck Station software version is now available and is currently installed in production units. This version allows the ALTAIR 4 QuickCheck Station to bump test both ALTAIR 4 and ALTAIR 4X Gas Detectors. Units manufactured prior can only bump test ALTAIR 4 Gas Detectors. To determine if your ALTAIR 4 QuickCheck Station has the latest software to work with an ALTAIR 4X Gas Detector, call 800-MSA-2222.
Recycled advertising billboard vinyls are being repurposed as tarp material to protect all kinds of things important to a builder: materials on site, roofs and openings during remodels, floors during demolition or painting, etc. In addition to being a “green” tarp alternative, they are affordable and effective. The vinyls are 20-mil.-thick and 13-ounce/yard material. They are about 75 percent less expensive than store bought tarps of similar quality, with prices starting at $60 per vinyl. Sizes vary.
Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. has expanded the DSC12 mechanics truck line, an addition to the Dominator family of mechanics trucks, to include an option for any 10,500 GVW chassis. The DSC12 can be built on any 10,500 GVW chassis, while the previously announced Sprinter chassis version will become the DSC12S. Both are perfect options for customers looking to get improved fuel economy out of a vehicle that can maneuver in tight, urban environments. At only 1,700 pounds, the DSC12 is the most compact of all the trucks in the Dominator series. It features an integrated crane structure capable of handling a telescopic crane up to 12,000 foot-pounds.
The EZ-Set is a patented material handling tool featuring a scissor frame and detachable lifting plates. The different plate configurations allow the EZ-Set to grip, lift, move and maneuver a variety of heavy materials. The frame and plates are sold separately, so you can customize it to fit your project. It is available in 1,000-, 3,000- and 6,000-pound handling capacities. The EZ-Set is perfect for stone veneers, pre-cast steps and landings, banded paver, flagstone, wall caps, boulders and more.
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