Caterpillar material handler

Designed specifically for bulk material handling and scrap recycling applications, the new Cat MH3295 material handler from Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Illinois, is designed for high production. Features include:

  • a choice of two heavy-duty front linkages and two power modes
  • wireless connection to the VisionLink website user interface, providing data such as machine location, hours, fuel consumption, productivity, idle time and diagnostics
  • Cat Positive Pin Retention system
  • Specially designed track idlers and raised final drives for enhanced lifting performance and overall stability
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Terex compact excavator

The new TC85 compact crawler excavator from Terex, Westport, Connecticut, is designed for demanding excavation jobs and space-restrictive trenching work. Features include:

  • bucket capacities from 3.1 to 10.8 cubic feet; a dig depth of 14 feet, 10 inches; a bucket digging force of 11,960 foot-pounds; and a reach of 25 feet, 4 inches
  • a Tier 4 Final 75-horsepower 2.9-liter Deutz diesel engine with 221 foot-pounds of torque at 1,600 rpm
  • Knickmatik boom allows it to work closely alongside walls and other existing infrastructures
  • auto engine stop comes standard to help operators realize fuel savings
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West Salem Machinery wood and bark hogs

West Salem Machinery (WSM), Salem, Oregon, introduces wood and bark hogs. Features include:

  • bulk feeders, prescreening and cleaning for low-cost processing
  • reduced grinder wear and increased throughput
  • heavy-duty rotor with disc and hammer configuration options
  • designed with mill-duty construction for long- term operation and optimal performance in demanding applications
  • can be used in a variety of wood processing applications, including fine grinding of wood chips for pellet fuel or chipboard, to coarse grinding of bark or wood waste for mulch or biomass
  • processes a wide range of feedstock at rates of up to 150 tons per hour
  • an optional pivot housing, which provides access to main wear components with all infeed components remaining in place
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Geith grapples

Atlanta-based Geith’s heavy-duty grapples are designed for demolition, recycling and land clearing projects as well as handling heavy objects such as broken pavement, oversized branches and large boulders. Features include:

  • designed for use with excavators weighing between 8,000 and 115,000 pounds
  • available in a variety of sizes, with the largest at a width of 130 inches
  • abrasion-resistant, high-tensile strength steel
  • boxed tines feature replaceable wear plates
  • replaceable bearings in the main hinges and pin-protecting seals
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