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Products   09/29/2010
Fall-Arrest Anchor Post: Works on Many Roof Designs Fall-Arrest Anchor Post: Works on Many Roof Designs The Miller Fusion Roof-Anchor Post is a single-point fall-arrest anchor that provides a temporary or permanent anchor without piercing the roof substrate. The Fusion anchor comes in several different models that are specially designed to work on a variety of roof designs, including standing seam, membrane, metal sheathing, concrete and wood. The ring mechanism is designed to rotate with the user’s position to prevent tangles, and a built-in energy-absorption system protects the structure during a fall. Miller Fall Protection; 800-873-5242; www.millerfallprotection.com
Underground Cables: Preventing Water Damage Underground Cables: Preventing Water Damage Hendrix Wire & Cable now is offering its Dual-Block system for stranded conductor cables. Dual-Block is designed to prevent water penetration in underground cables. A fill compound is applied along the conductor interstices to prevent longitudinal water migration, while a water-swellable powder is applied under the polyethylene jacket; these two materials work together to prevent water migrating along the neutral wires under the jacket. Hendrix Wire & Cable; 603-673-2040; www.hendrix-wc.com
Truck-Mounted Crane: Long Boom, High Capacity Truck-Mounted Crane: Long Boom, High Capacity The Terex Roadmaster 8000 Truck-Mounted Crane has two main boom options, with a boom length of either 59.4 meter or 50 m and maximum system lengths of 81.7 m or 77 m, respectively. The crane provides a lifting capacity of seven tonnes at a 20-m radius when using a fully extended boom and the 9.1-tonne counterweight. The truck-mounted crane is able to travel with its 9.1-tonne counterweight within the acceptable axle load, allowing for rapid deployment. The truck-mounted crane is in the 1,000-tonne class and can be set up and operated by a single user. Terex Cranes; 319-352-3920; www.terex.com
Paddle-Switch Angle Grinder: Lightweight But Powerful Paddle-Switch Angle Grinder: Lightweight But Powerful The Makita GA4534 41/2-in. Paddle Switch Angle Grinder is powered by a 6-amp motor that delivers 11,000 rpm. The GA4534 weighs only 4.2 lb and features a new barrel grip that is thinner than earlier models. The side handle is positioned at a 20° angle for a more comfortable grip, and the paddle switch has a no-lock-on feature for greater control. The angle grinder is intended for cutting brick, masonry, paint and rust removal and metal polishing. Makita; 800-462-5482; www.makita.com
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