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New product announcements:   01/13/2010
Hard-Hat Lanyard: Keep It Close Hard-Hat Lanyard: Keep It Close The Gear Keeper Hard Hat Lanyard is a tether designed specifically to secure a hard hat when working at height. The lanyard features 2.5-oz retraction force to take up any unused slack and prevent entanglements. It can support hart hats up to 18 oz and has a spectra-nylon line that extends up to 14 in. A snap-clip mount allows for easy attachment to any standard hard hat, and the Quick Connect System allows the hard hat to be detached without removing the lanyard’s base. Hammerhead Industries; 805-658-9922; www.gearkeeper.com
Wheel Wash System: Lightweight and Portable Wheel Wash System: Lightweight and Portable The Tracinator is a portable single-wheel wash system for small or short-term construction projects in which a heavier-duty wheel wash system is not practical. It is designed to flush itself clear of debris with an attached 2-in. water hose. Innovative Equipment Solutions; 866-303-4437; www.innovativeequipment.org.
Architectural Wire Cloth: Can Be Added to Existing Structures Architectural Wire Cloth: Can Be Added to Existing Structures Architectural Wire Cloth systems from C.R. Laurence Co. can be used to not only change the appearance of a building’s facade but to provide protection from unwanted sunlight for climate-control purposes. The wire cloth can be retrofit to a building without any major structural reconfiguration. Outdoor wire-cloth systems are made of high-quality stainless steel and also can be used in interior applications. Tensioning systems with edge detail can be incorporated to ensure the cloth remains taut. C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.; 800-421-6144; www.crlaurence.com
Quick-Dry Lubricant: Takes the Heat Quick-Dry Lubricant: Takes the Heat Quick Dry Moly Lube is a dry-film lubricant with molybdenum disulfide, which reduces friction and extends equipment life. The lubricant can be used on a wide variety of machinery and can withstand extreme pressure and temperatures of up to 650 F°. It is also is water- and chemical-resistant. The lubricant can be used as a general maintenance lube on gaskets, transfer belts and conveyor belts, as well as an assembly lube on motors and handling equipment. CRC Industries; 800-272-4620; www.crcindustries.com/ei
Pickup-Truck Staircase: Fits Any Full-Size Pickup Truck Pickup-Truck Staircase: Fits Any Full-Size Pickup Truck Truckstairs is a simple, fold-away stair attachment designed to fit any full-sized pickup truck. The stair is wide enough to accommodate a hand trolley and thin enough to still allow the truck bed to be used as a work platform. The Truckstairs can also be locked into horizontal position for carrying materials with the tailgate down. Made of aluminum, it has adjustable legs to suite the terrain. New England Machine Co.; 603-935-9210; www.truckstairs.com
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