Bonds Precast Forms
The new Power Adhesive hot melt system bonds reveal, chamfer, form liners, and structural and other architectural elements in all types of precast concrete. The system consists of a line of precast adhesives and one of three heavy-duty glue guns tailored to the industrial user.
Power Adhesives Ltd. 704-334-2425. www.poweradhesives.com.
Aggregate heating system
This manufacturer's aggregate heating system uses dry air to heat aggregate for producing high-performance concrete, even in the depth of winter. The hot air system reduces moisture in the aggregate, reducing corrosion in aggregate bins and gates, while controlling moisture content in aggregate.
Inventure Systems. 905-833-2100. www.islmachinery.com.
Gantry crane with wireless remote
The company's SB series rubber-tired gantry crane is an alternative to overhead cranes, broom cranes, reach stackers, forklifts, crawler cranes, or rough terrain cranes. Wireless remote control provide additional safety for the operator, as well as reliable control for easy maneuvering around indoor and outdoor products or structures.
Shuttlelift. 920-743-8650. www.shuttlelift.com.
The High-Pressure Washout system has been upgraded with more choices of pump sizes and washing heads. A three-jet head, suitable for pan mixers, is now available, as well as the four-jet head used in larger twin-shaft and ribbon mixers.
Scale-tron. 800-632-7083. www.scaletron.com.
Ensure a smooth finish
Single- and double-width meridian forms from 8 to 20 feet are available from the manufacturer. An upside down pour ensures a smooth product finish. Median barriers can be made with sloped end sections. Forms come with vibrator mounts, fork pockets, and anchor holes.
Besser Co. 800-530-9991. www.besser.com.
Decumulative batch plants
The ALL-PRO 5 and ALL-PRO 12 decumulative batch plants feature 180-degree access truck charging, a patented LO-PRO blending cement batcher, and an aggregate batcher configured with either two or three compartments. The mixer charging conveyor is available in 24- or 30-inch widths.
CON-E-CO. 402-426-4180. www.con-e-co.com.
Real-time bin monitoring
The BinView inventory management system offers real-time bin level monitoring for solid materials over the Internet or via a company LAN or VPN. Alerts can be sent to a cell phone, PC, or a PDA vie e-mail when the bin levels meet critical levels.
BinMaster. 800-278-4241. www.binmaster.com.
Weight scale for harsh environments
The new 190 STORM digital weight indicator is ideal for extreme-use applications. The polycarbonate enclosure withstands temperatures up to 176° F and high-pressure washdowns to 1450 PSI. The vivid display changes color automatically as the pre-assigned target weights are reached.
Cardinal Scale. 800-441-4237. www.cardinalscale.com.