What Else Is New? April 2011

April 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.

General Pipe Cleaners' J-1450 Jet-Set electric water jet is a compact and portable drain-cleaning machine designed for the rental industry. The unit uses high-pressure water to clear drain lines clogged with grease, sand, sludge and ice. It is powered by a 1½-hp enclosed motor with GFI that drives a 1,500 psi, 1.7-gpm pump. Vibra-pulse helps the hose slide around tight bends and down long runs.
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Knaack and Weather Guard truck equipment offer redesigned Hi-Side Truck Boxes for construction, municipal and field service professionals who require frequent and easy access to tools and equipment, while keeping the truck bed open for other equipment and supplies. The new design features a gutter design that channels rain and snow off the box to keep its contents dry. An attachment point was added to the rear of each box to secure or lock down tools and supplies in the truck bed.
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The Allen Engineering MP 215 is a complete redesign of the MP 205 Mechanical Drive riding trowel. The MP 215 is an entry-level riding trowel with features that are found in the company's larger riders. It is equipped with a torque converter clutch that gives the operator full variable-speed control of the rotors. Other features include a GX690 air-cooled Honda engine and two, 36-inch diameter 4-blade overlapping rotors.
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Caterpillar introduces the Tier-4 Interim/Stage IIIB Cat C4.4 ACERT, 94-174 bhp through the C18 ACERT 600-630 bhp Industrial Power Units. These new fuel-efficient units allow customers to order pre-configured power packs for applications including irrigation, dewatering, mining and hydraulic pump applications.
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The new AllExcavate hydro excavator from Vacall features a high-pressure water system, tanks with lifetime warranties and an intelligent control system. It is designed for excavation around water, sewer, gas and utility lines. The new AllSmartFlow CAN bus intelligent control system has a programmable LCD display that monitors engine, water-flow and vacuum performance while allowing more precise boom and reel adjustments.
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JKN Enterprises offers a lightweight, pneumatic tool designed for the removal of shingles, fasteners and build-up as well as flooring material such as luan, linoleum, hardwood and ceramic tile. The Rapid Roof Remover, with its 30-inch heat-treated tear-off blade, is capable of removing a square of multi-layered shingles in 3 to 5 minutes. It is adjustable to various pitches of roof and requires a standard compressor to operate.
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TurfEx introduces the TS200 spreader as part of its full line of zero-turn mower attachments. Capable of spreading seed, fertilizer and ice melt, the spreader is engineered specifically to maximize mower productivity. The spreader comes with a universal mount, designed to help it attach quickly to most available zero-turn mowers. It holds up to 2.5 cubic feet of material and features a corrosion-resistant polyethylene hopper.
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The new heavy-duty MPE060-080VG end rider series from Yale Materials Handling is designed to withstand heavier duty cycles and has a capacity range of 6,000 to 8,000 pounds. The series' undercarriage has been enhanced with more robust tie bars, frame sections, linkages, casters and bearings to provide greater strength and stability.
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