At World of Concrete in Las Vegas in January 2019, Superabrasive, the manufacturer of the Lavina line for concrete grinding and polishing, launched an all-new generation of grinders called Lavina Elite.
Caterpillar Work Tools has expanded its range of excavator attachments with three new scrap shear models - S3015, S3025, and S3035 - which build on the company’s demolition and scrap processing technology experience.
A complete range of three floor grinders, three dust extractors and a pre-separator with a focus on ergonomic design and user-friendliness, have been launched for smaller grinding jobs by specialist manufacturer HTC.
At bauma 2019 Atlas Copco is set to unveil new sustainable portable air, power and flow equipment that reduces operational expenditure through enhanced clean drive technology, connectivity and versatility.
The three new Cat MP332, MP345, and MP365 multi-processor models are heavy duty, high production tools that accept multiple interchangeable jaws for taking on a variety of specialised demolition tasks.
Erkat has for the past 20 years developed a range of robust, high quality special cutter attachments. Now integrated into Epiroc, the company is looking to develop new areas of application and flexible usability for its broad range of products, as well as seeking to develop a sustainable solution to the problem of fine dust pollution on construction sites.
Arden equipment, based in the north east of France in the Arden region, recently opened a US subsidiary. The company, which supplies a wide range of attachments, has developed and launched a number of recent innovations for security and environment - such as Arden Jet technology - into the American market.
Tool changes in seconds, less machines on the worksite, higher production rates, more profit, and the right tool for the job, lower transport costs, no oil spill, improved safety with no people around the excavator when changing tools and no protected hose run. These are the major advantages when using a proper, fully hydraulic, automatic quick coupling system. Here we outline the latest developments from suppliers in this year’s PDi feature on quick coupling systems for demolition excavators. Jan Hermansson reports.
When purchasing a machine, surface preparation contractors must often see the bigger picture to avoid challenges after construction, with choices having to be made concerning the use of either propane and battery powered ride on floor strippers.
Hitachi has introduced a waste handling package for its ZW180-6 and ZW220-6 wheel loaders. This comprises of a range of additional features that provide extra protection for the operator and key components, enhancing the safety and durability of the machine, and reducing unscheduled downtime and maintenance costs.