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June 2004

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Timberstar Introduces New Printer
Just when it looks like expensive inkjet printing is the only option for one-location stamp placement, Timberstar has invented the SIX-PAK Rotary Printer. An onboard state-of-the-art computer that requires only standard inputs from existing computers to operate, powers this printer. With six stamps and three available colours on each print head, the new SIX-PAK promises to be an economical solution to trouble-prone inkjet systems. www.timberstar.bc.ca. Reader Service Card #5073

New Hyundai 7 Series Tier II Wheel Loaders
Hyundai Construction Equipment has expanded its line of wheel loaders with the new Tier II HL757-7 and HL757XTD-7, both with 173 hp and bucket capacity of 3.5 cubic yds. These machines deliver greater power, productivity and precision, according to the company. These new models feature a new Ergopower automatic transmission control system that allows for greater productivity through superior control by offering smoother gear shiftingeven under loadwith no traction interruption. Other features include a completely redesigned cab and control centre, fully featured for optimal operator comfort and control, and a new Cummins QSB5.9-C Tier II engine. www.hceusa.com. Reader Service Card #5074

New Reduced-Weight Bars from Oregon
Oregon Cutting Systems has introduced a new, patented, reduced-weight version of its popular Power Match guide bar. Currently available in 32, .063 gauge, 3/8pitch the new Oregon bar offers the timber cutter a significant 26 per cent weight reduction. Reduced-weight bars can be adapted for .404-inch pitch chains with a simple tip replacement. Additional long-bar selections to the Oregon reduced-weight bar offering are currently in development. These additions will be in the 28 to 37 categories. Users will notice a dramatic improvement in saw balance. Less weight helps to limit the risks associated with user fatigue. Cutters will also notice productivity gains. www.oregonchain.com  Reader Service Card #5075

New Products from Better Builds Dry Kilns
Better Built Dry Kilns, Inc is now offering a selection of package and track-loaded dry kilns as well as pallet sanitizers. The pallet sanitizers come in three forms: a rooftop model; a multiple-load, self-propelled machine; and a standard, field-assembled truckload lot machine. MOBILE HT 8000, also called The Traveler, is a multiple-load pallet sanitizer. This large-scale machine, which is loaded by forklift, is capable of processing 8,000 pallets in eight hours. It is available in any width, length or height and is constructed entirely of aluminum and stainless steel. It is self-propelled, computer controlled and has all components installed in a mobile control room. It is also a lumber kiln. A standard, field-assembled machine, the 56/30 HT Pallet Sanitizer can handle full truckload quantities and is indirect-fired by various fossil fuels or steam/hot water. The computer control system has multiple wood and air temperature sensors and controls the entire cycle from start-up to shut down. The company also features a selection of package- and track-loaded dry kilns, which can be high- or low-pressure steam-fired in direct or indirect format. The product selection also includes dehumidifiers in various sizes. The most popular dry kilns are side-loading or forklift-loaded package models, designed based on the users output requirements, space availability and investment costs. Heating options include hot water, hot oil, and high- or low-pressure steam, and the dry kilns can be direct- or indirect-fired using various fossil fuels. All kilns are offered with proven corrosion fighters: thick 304 stainless steel interiors and an anodized aluminum structure. www.betterbuiltdrykilns.com  Reader Service Card #5076

Markal Pro-EX Expands Colour Choices
The Markal Pro-EX lumber crayons now come in ten colours, including new brown, pink, purple and orange choices. Pro-EX Lumber Crayons are designed to last longer than competitive brands on tough industrial marking applications such as lumber, woodworking, construction, concrete, masonry and metalworking. The extruded, clay-based Pro-EX formula provides extended write out, superior strength, water resistance, fade resistance, smear resistance and unsurpassed colour visibility. Pro-EX saves on inventory costs by eliminating the need for special lumber crayons for special applications. The crayons are ideal for marking on wet, frozen or treated wood, making soft style lumber crayons unnecessary. For more information call (312) 565-0044. Reader Service Card #5077

Cat Premium High Output Batteries Offer Higher Ratings
The Caterpillar line of maintenance-free Premium High Output (PHO) batteries is now available with industry-leading Cold Cranking Amp (CCA) capability for a variety of applications. The new, higher CCA capability is available for Battery Council International (BCI) Group sizes 4D and 8D. The Caterpillar 4D battery now has a 1400 CCA rating and the 8D has a 1500 CCA rating. The increased CCA ratings are at 18 degrees C. The plates are secured to the container bottom and locked at the top of the cell for maximum vibration resistance. These unique batteries have an exclusive flat top design, eliminating lost or leaking vent caps. www.cat.com. Reader Service Card #5078


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