CONEXPO--CON/AGG 2005, co--located with IFPE 2005, attracted more than 124,220 industry professionals eager to see the latest equipment, product innovations and technological advances in the construction, construction materials and power transmission industries. The show featured 1,968 exhibitors encompassing more than 1.88 million net sq. ft. of exhibit space.
Here is just a sampling of the introductions seen at the show.
Leica Geosystems SmartStation
The SmartStation integrates GPS and total station functionality into a single compact package with common software, database, storage medium and user interface.
All operating procedures for GPS and terrestrial surveying carried out through total station keyboard and display
Data stored in same database on a CompactFlash card
TPS and GPS components can be used together or separately
Hirschmann PRS 80 EZ Wireless Indicator
The PRS 80 EZ allows for monitoring single or multiple sensor inputs, including combinations of load, anti--two block, boom angle and wind speed.
Large, backlit, graphic display capable of displaying up to seven sensors at one time
Operator can preset limits on load, wind speed and angle with audible and visual warnings when limits are reached
Utilizes Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology
Operating range of up to 1,000 ft.
Caterpillar 904B Compact Loader
The 52--net--hp 904B features a skid--steer quick coupler, high--flow hydraulics and Z--bar linkage in a package that is only 7 ft. 10 in. tall and uses a bucket less than 8 ft. wide.
9,810--lb. operating weight
.78--cu.--yd. standard bucket capacity
8,010--lb. breakout force
5,511--lb. static tipping load (full turn)
Can be used with a mechanical or hydraulic quick coupler
22--gpm auxiliary hydraulic flow
TELC Door Locks
The Equipment Lock Co. offers two combination versions of its locking devices for sea containers, semi--trailers and construction site office trailers.
Cargo Door Lock secures both doors of semi--trailers or sea containers
Jobsite Office Door Lock secures the doors of typical office trailers found at construction sites
Both feature a built--in, changeable, four--digit combination lock
Bridgestone M850 On/Off highway Radial
The M850 deep--tread, all--position radial promotes long tread life for flatbed haulers, dumps and other tough delivery and hauling jobs.
Deep 24/32--in. tread with a block/rib tread pattern for long, even wear on various road surfaces
Ultra--wide tread with notched shoulder design
Groove--bottom platforms help prevent trapped stones from pushing into tread grooves
Available in 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes with an "H" load rating
Honda WX10K1 Water Pump
The 13.4--lb. WX10K1 is powered by Honda's compact 25cc overhead cam mini four--stroke engine.
Lightweight aluminum centrifugal self--priming pump with aluminum impeller and volute
80--second priming time at 16.4 ft.
118--ft. total head with 26--ft. suction head lift
51--psi maximum output pressure
Rotary slinger pumping lubrication system enables starting, operation and storage in any position
Blastrac 2--4800DH Shot Blaster
The 2--4800DH Shot Blasting System strips, cleans and profiles up to 30,000 sq. ft. of concrete or 7,500 sq. ft. of steel per hour.
Travel speeds up to 350 fpm
Twin centrifugal blast wheels with a 48--in. blast pattern
Blast head adjusts side--to--side for blasting at any position within the machine width or within 6 in. of an obstruction.
Gomaco V2 Mold
The V2 is a dual--mold system that is hydraulically adjustable for paving at different widths.
Allows for on--the--go width changes for tapered slabs
Separate mold control for the left and right side
Dual power transition adjusters for crown height adjustments
Diamond Z Model 1460B--TK Grinder
The Model 1460B--TK direct drive, track--mounted grinder offers production capabilities up to 95 tph.
60--in. hammermill with 26 fixed hammers
Standard 1,000--hp or optional 800-- or 860--hp Caterpillar engines
32--in.--wide Caterpillar 320 EL track assembly
10--ft.--long phase I and 23--ft. 9--in. Phase II conveyors
Vermeer D24x40 Series II Navigator
The D24x40 Series II Navigator horizontal directional drill provides 24,000 lbs. of pullback and thrust.
Delivers 4,000 ft.--lbs. of torque
125--hp John Deere Tier II diesel engine
Rack--and--pinion drive system
Shinn EPSS--Series Grinders
The EPSS--Series excavator--powered stump grinders are built with heavy--duty spherical bearings, an interlocking shield design, motor--friendly jackshaft drive and long--life carbide teeth.
Grinding heads easily interchanged with cutter heads
18-- to 38--in. disk diameters
75-- to 185--hp ratings
Severe--duty main drive and high--torque Denison motor
Topcon 3Dxi GPS Excavator Control
The 3Dxi GPS control features a space--saving GX--60 display and rugged MC--A1 antennas.
Ethernet and Bluetooth capabilities facilitate communication with other site management systems
Displays real--time movement of bucket, stick, boom and entire machine
Plan, profile and section views can be selected singly or in combination
Grove TMS800E Truck Crane
The TMS800E is rated at 80 tons and has a 128--ft. four--section, full--power, MEGAFORM curved boom and a 56--ft. bi--fold lattice swingaway as standard.
20-- or 40--ft. inserts increase tip height to 230 ft.
450--hp Cummins diesel engine with 10--speed automatic--shifting manual transmission
Up to 9 tons of counterweight in four sections is hydraulically installed/removed for roading requirements
Gorman--Rupp Solids--handling Pumps
These 6-- and 8--in. pumps are powered by John Deere diesel engines with an auto start control panel for unattended operation.
6--in., 225--hp PA6E60--6068H provides flow rates up to 4,300 gpm, heads up to 29 ft. and handles solids up to 3.38 in.
8--in., 115--hp PA8A60--4045T handles up to 3.38--in. spherical solids and provides medium head and high flow characteristics
Can run dry indefinitely with no damage
Kobelco SR--3 Series Compact Excavators
The 27SR--3, 30SR--3, 35SR--3 and 50SR--3 feature standard auxiliary hydraulics and pattern control changer.
Incorporate zero tailswing and center boom swing
Independent boom swing mechanism enables simultaneous boom, arm or bucket operation without effecting swing operation
5,490-- to 10,384--lb. models rated from 21.3 to 40.8 net hp
Maximum digging depths from
8 ft. 4 in. to 11 ft. 9 in.
The SkyPositioner removable, platform--mounted, pipe and duct positioning system can be installed on JLG Model.
3394RT and 4394RT rough--terrain scissor lifts.
Two 1,000--lb.--capacity interchangeable heads hold pipe up to 21--ft. long and 8--in. diameter or duct up to 49 in. across
Adjustable jacks lift material as high as 78 in. above deck for positioning
Measures 50 in. high in stowed position and can be bolted onto units with single or dual deck extensions
Liebherr L 524 Wheel Loader
The 110--hp L 524 offers a 15,440--lb. tipping load, a 22,270--lb. operating weight and a 2.6--cu.--yd. bucket.
Advanced hydrostatic travel drive
Traction control, limited slip differentials and hydrostatic driveline contribute to 25% less tire wear and low brake wear
Combined swing axle and oscillating center pivot chassis layout.
LBX Link--Belt 700 LX Series Excavator
The 151,635--lb. Link--Belt 700 LX Series features the Inte--LX computer system, which monitors hydraulic output and pressures and regulates engine performance.
Choice of four selectable work modes or Auto--Mode
Auto Power--Up function automatically supplies a power increase based on operating conditions
Auto Power Swing maintains attachment and swing flows
Two--speed boom--lifting and arm--opening function
425--net--hp Isuzu Tier II--compliant electronically--controlled engine
27--ft. 7--in. maximum digging depth with 11--ft. 8--in. arm
Komatsu Dash--5 Compact Loaders
The 55--hp WA65--5 and 61--hp WA70--5 are equipped with Komatsu emissionized engines.
10,208-- and 11,077--lb. operating weights
8,162-- and 8,008--lb. breakout force
96--in. dumping height
Delta boom provides unobstructed view to loader bucket
Travel speeds up to 12.4 mph
Ergonomically designed cabs with enhanced visibility and 73--dBA noise level
Sandvik Crawlmaster 1208i
The Crawlmaster 1208i mobile crushing units feature an intelligent control system.
Facilitates sequenced startups, close--downs and fault tracing
Computer monitor with user--friendly icons and symbols is incorporated into control system
Automatic control of material flow can be manually over--ridden
Jawmaster crusher with 32" x 48" feed opening
Features include crawlers, diesel engines and main product belt conveyors
Daewoo Engine Line
Daewoo offers new environmentally friendly engines for a variety of applications.
Automotive models include 7.6L and 11.0L six--cylinder diesels and 8.1L and 11.1L inline six--cylinder CNG versions
Industrial models include 129--kW 5.8L, 155--kW 8.1L and 235--kW 11.1L inline six--cylinder versions suitable for heavy equipment applications
12 diesel models for standby and prime generator set applications
Power unit and marine engines also available
Potain Self--erecting Tower Cranes
The Igo 50, Igo MA 21 and HDT 80 combine a small footprint and greater reach with ease of setup and transport.
Igo 50 has a 4.4--ton maximum lift capacity, 131--ft. jib end, 76--ft. height under hook and a footprint of 14.7' x 14.7'
Twin axle--mounted Igo MA 21 has a 3,968--lb. lift capacity, a jib end of 85.3 ft., 63.3--ft. height under hook and 13.7' x 13.7' footprint
6.6--ton--capacity HDT 80 has a three--section telescoping mast offering 51--to 112--ft. jib heights with the jib horizontal or a 176--ft. maximum hook height when the jib is luffed
John Deere Track Loaders
The 62--hp Deere CT 322 and 76--hp CT 332 feature a two--speed transmission, hydraulic Quik--Tatch, self--leveling bucket, high--flow hydraulics and an HVAC system.
6,400-- and 9,200--lb. tipping loads
8,305-- and 10,825--lb. operating weights
4,300-- and 8,210--lb. breakout forces with heavy--duty construction bucket
Ashland I--180TS Tracked Scraper
This 18--cu.--yd. (heaped), 14.5--cu.--yd. (struck) capacity scraper incorporates a pair of 36" x 72" ATI track modules that provide 5,184 sq. in. of gross contact area.
Incorporates two 4" x 60" ejector cylinders and a 54--in. front apron opening
Five--piece reversible blade set with a 126--in. width of cut
5.5" x 20" trunion--style lift cylinder directly over the blade for instant hydraulic response
22--in. ground clearance
Heavy--duty push--off system
Johnson Crusher FT300 Fast Trax Cone Crusher
The fully self--contained FT300 track--mounted cone crusher features a Kodiak 300 roller bearing--style cone crusher rated at 300 hp.
Accepts up to 11--in. size feed materials
Can provide maximum production rates up to 460 tph based on discharge settings from 1/4 up to 2 in.
Can be transported on a standard lowboy trailer and set up and operational in minutes
The 20,950--lb. SV100 has an Ultra Tight tailswing for operation in confined work areas.
16--ft. 1--in. maximum digging depth with a maximum reach of 23 ft. 9 in. at ground level
12,216--lb. bucket dig force
73.5--hp Tier II--compliant four--cylinder turbo diesel engine
Trimble Asset Management System
The Construction Asset Management System is suitable for managing multiple construction projects simultaneously or geographically dispersed assets.
Construction Manager software connects to all system--enabled assets and facilitates management from one geographical interface
CrossCheck communicator combines a GPS receiver, General Packet Radio Service and computing capabilities for mobile asset management
TrimTrac locator available for more stationary assets such as compressors and generators
JCB 8016 and
The 1.5--ton 8016 (fixed width) and 8018 (extending undercarriage) mini--excavators feature a tubular boom for added strength, durability and visibility.
Two--piece cast slew frame
Dump height increased 4.3 in. on 8016 and 7.9 in. on 8018
8018 offers 20% greater bucket breakout force vs. 8017 model
Michelin X--SUPER TERRAIN AD
The X--SUPER TERRAIN AD E4 radial tire is designed to deliver long life through its deep tread and durable rubber compound.
Suited for use on articulated dump trucks, scrapers and loaders
Rugged shoulder and sidewall design
Aggressive, self--cleaning tread design
Reduced vibration and low rolling resistance
Available in 23.5R25
Bil--Jax 5031A Aerial Work Platform
The 5031A trailer--mounted boom features 56 ft. of working height and a telescopic upper boom beam providing a 31--ft. total outreach.
Hydraulic outriggers with outrigger LED display
360' non--continuous hydraulic basket rotation