What Else Is New? March 2011

March 1, 2011
Every month, dozens of new products are introduced by manufacturers serving the rental industry. Here is a look at some of the latest offerings.

Diversified Products now offers single man baskets designed to attach to any knuckleboom that meets ASME standard B30.23. Specialized adapters install easily and extend the capabilities of knuckleboom trucks. Eliminating the need to use ladders or climb on equipment, the 350-pound capacity baskets also provide fall arrest and fall protection.
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Topp Portable Air unveils the newest addition to the Safe-Heat Series, the IDF-500PN, which is part of the indirect-fired line of portable heaters. Unlike its predecessor that only ran on fuel oil, the new IDF-500PN is designed to run on propane and natural gas.
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Lincoln Electric offers a new personal protection clothing line, Red Line Welding Apparel, which includes gloves, jackets, caps and safety glasses. The line is designed to offer protection for welding applications including MIG, TIG or stick welding.
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Leading Edge Attachments offers the Multi-Ripper Bucket designed to replace hammers, blasting and rock trenchers at a lower cost. Applications include breaking through rock, frozen ground, and coral up to four times faster than a hydraulic hammer, the company says. The unit uses thick HARDOX 400 Swedish steel shanks and replaceable teeth.
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NuStar Inc. introduces its improved pedestrian-powered Super Power Pusher with a new handle. The new model has the ability to push, pull and maneuver heavy industrial loads up to 150,000 pounds. The new ergonomically designed handle encircles hands for greater protection and features a fingertip speed control and a built-in belly kill switch.
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Cool-A-Zone offers its C-400 portable evaporative cooling fan, designed to cool up to 4,000 square feet. The C-400 lowers ambient temperatures an average 10 to 25 F with the environmentally friendly evaporative cooling method. Features include a stainless-steel blade design, a fiberglass shell and a fifth center wheel to prevent warping.
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Next Generation Power's EPA-compliant UCI 2-5.5 is a 5.5-kW diesel generator designed as a solution for back-up or auxiliary power. Weighing 240 pounds, the unit fits easily onto trailer tongues and into tight spaces for mobile or stationary applications. The UCI 2-5.5 is powered by a 2-cylinder, water-cooled, heavy-duty Kubota engine.
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Bosch Power Tools introduces the MX25E oscillating multi-tool, designed to ease flush-cutting, plunge cutting, sanding, grinding, grout removal scraping and more. The MX25E is rated at 2.5 amps and is designed to provide enough power for heavy-duty uses. Patented Constant Electronics Circuitry technology ensures the tool maintains speed under load.
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