EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Husqvarna Construction Products N.A.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Southwest Scaffolding
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
Bosch Rotary Hammers
Bosch Rotary Hammers
February 28, 2014 8:00 AM CST

New masonry products for February 2014

Rotary hammers, grinders and more


Bosch Rotary Hammers

Mount Prospect, Ill.

Bosch Power Tools has introduced its new 1 9/16-inch rotary hammers. At 6.1 foot pounds of impact energy, according to European Power Tool Association measurement guidelines, the RH540M SDS-max rotary hammer and RH540S spline rotary hammer are hard hitting and fast drilling. With impact energy, tool users can enjoy productivity in all-day drilling and chiseling applications. The RH540 rotary hammers deliver 38 percent more impact energy than previous Bosch models and up to 20 percent more impact energy than key competitors. Internal tests revealed that the RH540 tools are up to 50 percent faster than previous Bosch models and up to 10 percent faster than competitors.

EDCO Single-Disc Wedge-Less Grinder

EDCO – Equipment Development Company Inc.
Frederick, Md.

EDCO Single-Disc Wedge-Less Grinder
EDCO’s Single-Disc Wedge-Less Grinder has EDCO's exclusive Leveling System that adjusts the machine’s height, allowing operators to quickly attach many accessories of different sizes and purposes. WedgeLess Grinders allow these accessories to make level contact with floor surfaces, which increases productivity, extends accessory life, and creates predictable results. The Single-Disc model features gear-driven power, compact dimensions to access small areas, enhanced dust prevention, and front-loading weight trays. EDCO’s entire accessory line all simply slide on to the redesigned Multi-Accessory Discs, decreasing rental turn-around times and increasing production.

“The Economy of Sustainable Construction”

Waltham, Ma.

“The Economy of Sustainable Construction”
“The Economy of Sustainable Construction” examines how sustainability can deliver a robust response to fiscal challenges. The book evaluates current architectural practices and models, and also introduces materials and methods to maximize the environmental, social and economic performance of buildings. Contained within its 400 pages are essays, reports and case studies that examine the relationship between commercial and sustainable values, and explore the paths that construction will take in the 21st century. The book points out the urgency of adapting more sustainable construction practices and buildings.

RadarEye Vision System

Jasper, Ga.

RadarEye Vision System
Orlaco’s RadarEye is a vision system consisting of an advanced camera and monitor system that feeds constant, real-time vision and detection information of the working area to the vehicle operator. Since its introduction, the RadarEye system has been helping to improve the safety and efficiency of industrial vehicles for numerous companies. Real-time feedback appears on a large dashboard display, and built-in warning signals let the user know what’s behind him when backing up – and when to stop.

Telescopic 55-Ton HRG

Talbert Manufacturing
Rensselaer, Ind.

Telescopic 55-Ton HRG
Talbert has designed the 55-ton HRG with a telescopic deck capable of extending from 30 to 50 feet in length. Extended, the unit has a 27-foot wood deck in the front and a three-foot wood platform in the rear with beams stretching between. The trailer expands and locks in four-foot increments. When lengthened, the telescopic trailer is ideal for hauling any equipment that requires a long deck, such as tanks, bridge beams or bulky equipment. When compressed, the trailer can be used as a standard deck trailer. It features a 96-inch swing radius and a gooseneck extension with a 120-inch swing clearance.

Originally published in Masonry magazine.

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