The DEWALT® Carbon Fiber Composite Hammer Tacker (model DWHT75900) features a lightweight carbon fiber composite structure that weighs 45 percent less, and reduces vibration levels by 45 percent and muscle effort by 25 percent, allowing you to work longer with less fatigue. Designed in conjunction with US Ergonomics standards, the DEWALT Carbon Fiber Composite Hammer Tacker’s carbon fiber housing provides an ergonomic, slim, and comfortable handle that allows the user an enhanced feel. Tested up to 450,000 cycles, ensuring product reliability and jobsite performance. Drives 5/16-inch, 3/8-inch, and ½-inch heavy-duty staples. For more information, visit www.dewalt.com.
American Technical Publishers (ATP) introduces a comprehensive study reference used to prepare professionals for the WELL AP® exam. The WELL AP Exam Preparation Guide includes four 100-question practice exams, one of which is provided in the text and three of which are provided digitally. This study guide emphasizes the key topics of the WELL Concepts and the certification process and aids in exam success through online learner resources, including self-study tools for reviewing the key topics covered in the guide, Quick Quizzes®, an illustrated glossary, flash cards of terms and definitions, practice exam questions, and a media library of animated illustrations and video clips. For more, visit www.atplearningpromo.com/construction/well.
Grease Coupler XL
The LockNLube® Grease Coupler XL is a longer version of the best-selling original. It features the same unique sliding sleeve that’s operated by a thumb lever. Four hardened-steel jaws lock onto the grease Zerk, creating a leak-proof seal, and will not pop off under pressure. With almost 4 inches or reach, it is especially suited for recessed Zerks, such as those found on shielded PTO shafts, axles, U joints, and harvester heads. It releases easily, even under extreme pressure. The LockNLube fits all 1/8-inch NPT hoses and is compatible with all grease guns. It comes with a 30-day money back guarantee and sells for $39.95 including S&H in the U.S. For more, visit www.locknlube.com.
DuraTech Self-Retracting Devices
FallTech launches a new family of DuraTech Self-Retracting Devices (SDR) with a side cable payout designed with a smoother extension and retraction of the cable that assists in reducing nuisance lock-up. The DuraTech SRD offers an internal braking system that provides fast acting braking in the event of a fall for maximum stopping power. A dependable 3/16-inch galvanized wire cable is the lifeline that includes a load-indicating locking swivel carabiner for a safe and secure connection to the worker’s harness. Offered in lengths of 15 ft, 20 ft, 25 ft, 30 ft, 40 ft, 50 ft, and 60 ft, and complies with all applicable ANSI and OSHA standards. For more, visit www.falltech.com.
Kubota introduces an addition to its popular KX excavator line with the new 3-ton class KX033-4 compact excavator. With a 24.8 gross hp engine, an impressive breakout force of 8,138 pounds and a digging depth of 10 feet, 6 inches, the KX033-4 can handle the toughest excavating jobs with speed and efficiency. A larger cab, dash-controlled presets for auxiliary circuits and a standard hydraulic diverter valve are a few examples of the new features. The KX033-4 also includes a large entrance, increased legroom, digital panel, and enhanced ergonomics to reduce operator fatigue. For more, visit www.kubota.com.
ALLIANCE TIRE GROUP
The Galaxy Hulk Deep-Tread SDS solid skid steer tire from Alliance Tire Group (ATG) features two-stage solid construction to maximize service life and improve operator ride comfort. The chevron-and-block pattern of the Hulk SDS tread provides excellent self-cleaning while delivering long service life on all surfaces with its high 68-percent rubber-to-void ratio. The solid Hulk SDS virtually eliminates downtime, increases load capacity, and more than doubles tire life. The Galaxy Hulk SDS—the latest introduction in the Galaxy SDS solid tire line from ATG—has been released in the 30×10-16 and 33×12-16 sizes, with and without apertures. For more, visit www.atgtire.com.
Modern Contractor Solutions, February 2017
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