New Products November 2018
Telescopic loaderThe new Avant 423 features a 4-cylinder, 22 horsepower Kubota engine and has more power and torque than the previous 420 model. It’s ideal for arborists and landscapers looking to enhance productivity and tackle varied jobs while preventing ground damage.
Bon’s new Paver Dolly securely and easily transports layers of paving blocks directly to pallets where they are needed on building sites. The cart has fully-adjustable clamping jaw and screws that provide a snug fit for block layer widths that measure from 22-1/2 to 35 inches. No tools are required to make adjustments. The cart can be used to load non-palleted block by hand. The cart is designed with a foot bar that provides leverage for easier transportation. Reinforced cross-brace handles will not twist under the weight of loads up to 440 pounds.
Skeleton bucketsUsed primarily to separate rocks and large debris from soil and sand, the new Skeleton Buckets from Cat feature heavy duty construction and find application in a number of industries, including landscaping. Designed for use with skid steer loaders, multi-terrain loaders, compact track loaders, and compact wheel loaders, Cat Skeleton Buckets incorporate structural elements that ensure efficient operation and long-term durability.
Excavator grapple attachmentsKinshofer offers its D-Series grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell, ideal for sorting and demolition. The attachments feature 360-degree endless rotation for precise positioning to give construction, demolition and recycling contractors optimal control when grabbing materials. D-series grapples are available for 4,400-pound (2-ton) to 176,000-pound (80-ton) excavators.
Snow blowerAriens has expanded its Sno-Thro lineup by introducing the Platinum 28 SHO RapidTrak. The machine combines the Sno-Thro platform with the patent-pending RapidTrak. The 28-inch Sno-Thro also includes heated hand grips and the patented quick-turn chute control.
Compact wheel loader
The new Cat 903D Compact Wheel Loader, compared with its 903C2 predecessor, features a 25 per cent increase in both lifting capacity and travel speed. With new optional features, such as creep control, throttle lock and work tool electrical harness, the 903D has the ability to run any number of tools.
V-Plow guard systemWinter Equipment recently announced the V-Plow Guard system, featuring steel blades, centre and outer PlowGuards, hardware and installation instructions. All steel is reinforced with Winter carbide matrix hard facing weld, increasing blade efficiency, while also reducing damage from rough roads and unseen obstructions. Additionally, the PlowGuards and blade work in tandem to protect and reduce uneven and premature wear, eliminating in-season blade changes and reducing downtime.
Stump shredder attachmentJohn Deere continues to expand its Worksite Pro attachments lineup with the addition of the SS30 model Stump Shredder. Ideal for landscaping and construction job sites, the new shredder removes stumps from 203 mm (8 inches) to 711 mm (28 inches) in one pass. Larger stumps are easily removed with multiple bores. The stump shredder is optimized for the new mid- and large-frame G-Series skid steers and compact track loaders.
Power tool battery pack
The Milwaukee Tool M18 Redlithium High Output XC6.0 Battery Pack is now available. The new pack provides 50 per cent more power and runs 50 per cent cooler than its predecessor and is compatible with M18 tools.