Check out these products which are new or significantly redesigned and being introduced to the rental industry for 2006.
Little Wonder Self-Propelled HPV
Little Wonder's self-propelled High Performance Vacuum (HPV) features a hydrostatic drive to power over any terrain. Unit is powered by a 6.5-hp Briggs Intek I/C engine, offers infinitely variable speed (forward, up to 4.8 mph), and features powered reverse and large-tread rear wheels for added traction.
Bandit Model 1990 Chipper
The Model 1990 hand-fed chipper effectively processes large-diameter, forked trees. Unit features a 26.5-in.-high by 24.5-in.-wide chipper opening. Standard unit features a powerful feed system and engine options up to 140 hp; heavy-duty version has engine options up to 250 hp and features a feed system similar to whole-tree chippers. Options include a hydraulic winch and 305 Cat rubber-track undercarriage.
Kenco OSB Lifter
Designed to lift and handle OSB wall panels with a 2,000-lb. capacity, Kenco's new OSB Lifter features automatic operation. Unit's design allows the pins to retract behind the outer plate to avoid damage to the wall surface. A sliding tube allows the lifter to be actuated and removed even if the legs are tight against an outer wall. The tube can be manually rotated 360 degrees.
CS Unitec EBS 125
CS Unitec's EBS 125 walk-behind 5-in. concrete grinder can remove epoxy, paint and other coatings. The 14-amp motor was designed with a vertical configuation to keep it away from the dust flow zone. Unit offers a walk-behind cart or can be used alone for hand-held applications.
Grassroots Wingfoot PowerHoe
The Wingfoot PowerHoe is designed for weeding gardens or flowerbeds. The diamond shape knives or "wings" can be reversed when one side wears down. Available as a complete unit or as an attachment, the Wingfoot PowerHoe features a 10-in. tilling width.
Allmand Indirect Oil-Fired Heaters
These three indirect oil-fired portable heaters from Allmand Bros. are designed to provide heated air that is free of moisture and contaminants. Units operate on only 120 volts and offer capacity ranges from 320,000 to 505,000 BTU. Industrial-grade power burner is powered by a 1/4-hp motor. Units deliver between 2,500 to 3,100 cfm and feature 200 to 220 degrees F discharge temperature at 50 degrees F ambient. The heaters can be used in areas with limited ventilation and in areas where pressurized fuel is prohibited.
Allied Hammerhead II
Allied's Hammerhead II concrete breaker fits in the 3,000 or 4,000 ft.-lbs. impact energy class. With 25 to 50 bpm, unit offers a 4-in. tool diameter and can be used on 5,000- to 8,000-lb. skid steers or 7,000- to 15,000-lb. mini-excavators.
Thompson Pump 88HST
The 88HST is Thompson Pump's first 8-in. high-head, high-flow, hydraulic submersible pump. Unit handles solids up to 3 in., has a maximum capacity of 3,300 gpm and pumps at heads up to 240 ft. Designed to run dry without damaging components, this model is constructed from heavy-duty cast iron and steel.
General 240 Hole Digger
General Equipment's 240 Hole Digger features four-stroke engine technology, which eliminates the need for premixed fuel and oil solutions. Designed for use in lawn and garden, homeowner and light construction digging, unit features a Magura twist grip throttle that controls engine speed and an exclusive operator handle design that minimizes fatigue.
The new Coneqtec/Universal DCS6000 trench compaction plate extends down to 36 in. below the surface. The dual counterweight design delivers 6,000 lbs. of true vertical compaction force. Available in 16-, 18- or 24-in. widths, unit attaches to most skid steers equipped with a quick attach.