June, 2001





New Products 

DuraTech Tub 
Grinder DuraTech has come up with a new tub grinder which can be loaded on a truck and transported to any location for grinding - the HD-9R rolloff grinder. "Just hook it up, load it on the truck in less than two minutes, and transport it to almost any location," says Bruce Leiseth, DuraTech's industrial division sales manager. Transporting the grinder is made easy because it requires no axles, brakes, hitch and only limited lights. The grinder features a tub that tilts hydraulically and a 275-hp electronic John Deere engine. For more information call (701) 252-4601, fax (701) 252- 0502 or visit their web site at www.duratechindustries.net

LaCrosse Work Boots 
LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. has introduced the Leatherneck series work boots. They are lightweight, and use Dupont‚ Thermastat™ Extreme linings to wick moisture away from feet. They also use AgION™ antibacterial protection in the lining and insole to prevent odor and fungal growth. Other features include added arch support and balance of spring and shock absorption. For more information call (608) 782-3020 or fax LaCrosse at (608) 782-3025. 

Komatsu Dozer 
Komatsu has introduced its new dozer technology - the D39EX/PX-21. Its specially designed hydrostatic system provides the operator top-rate maneuverability in all conditions. "It's especially effective in tight conditions," says Ed Warner, dozer product manager. It features three forward and three reverse speeds that increase productivity by reducing machine cycle-time through faster ground speeds - up to 5.3 mph in forward and reverse. Other features include the 95-hp Komatsu SAA4D102E engine and blades with the capacities of 2.52 cu. yd. and 2.69 cu. yd. respectively. For more information contact Komatsu American International Co. at (847) 970-5815 or email Steve Cihock at scihock@komint.com

Morbark 1300 Track Tub Grinder 
Morbark has introduced its Model 1300 Tub Grinder on tracks. It moves easily around clearing jobs and lessens the need for support equipment. Horsepower options range from 750 hp to 860 hp, and the machine is capable of continuous output as high as 320 cubic yards per hour, depending on material and screen size. It features a hammermill rotor equipped with 24 T-1 steel fixed hammers with double-edged replaceable cutting tools, as well as a hydraulic tub tilt. For more information call (800) 233-6064, e-mail inquire@morbark.com or visit their web site at www.morbark.com

Lots of Lubricants 
The D-A Lubricant Company has announced a number of new product lines. First is the RedPlex™, an extreme pressure, heavy-duty lithium grease. It is red in color and designed for generalpurpose lubrication application. D-A has added to their growing line of synthetic lubrication with Gear-Syn™ ISO 220, 320 and 460. All are multipurpose rust and oxidation inhibited industrial gear lubricants that handle high and low temperatures well. In addition, they now carry synthetic Compressor Oil 32. The fluid is designed to satisfy the lubrication requirement of oil flooded rotary vane and score type compressors. For more information call (800) 636-5823 or visit D-A's web site at www.dalube.com

Kobelco Excavator 
Kobelco American Inc. has come out with a new 80CS Center Swing Hydraulic Excavator. Its center-swing boom sets the 80CS apart from other excavators in the 8-ton class. The excavator weighs in at 17,600 lbs. and features an Isuzu A-4JB1 engine. Lift capacities with the standard 5'11" arm at ground level and a 10' radius, are 9,170 lbs. over the front and 5,080 lbs. over the side. For more information contact Kobelco at (281) 240-4800, fax (281) 240-4906 or visit their web site at www.kobelcoamerica.com

Helical Face Chippers 
Precision Husky now offers Helical Face Chippers. The drawing shows the gradual decrease of the disc's plate's thickness from one knife clamp to the next knife edge. The tapered war plate helps maintain a smoother feed by allowing the material to feed along its natural path insuring a more consistent sized chip. For more information call Jeff McLaughlin, sales/engineer, (205) 640-5181. 

Timberjack Teams Up For New Felling Heads 
Timberjack has announced they have entered into a supply agreement with Les Products Gilbert Inc. of Roberval, Quebec to produce two high rotation felling heads. The new FG18 and FG22 felling heads are offered to loggers as factory installed optional equipment on new fellerbuncher machine orders. These felling heads feature a wrist rotation of 220 degrees, and the FG18 and FG22 also feature a patented offset saw blade design with integral tooth holders and single piece tooth construction. "The increased rotation angle dramatically improves felling and bunching cycle times, reduces machine travel and minimizes ground impact," says Brian Lowe, Product Manager Tracked Harvesters. For more information call (678) 393-7800, FAX (678) 393-7775 WEB; www.tjtody.com.


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