Atlas Copco Introduces New Bucket Crusher Attachments

Atlas Copco Construction Equipment introduced its new generation of bucket crusher attachments that offer higher output and greater reliability than previous models. The new bucket crushers — the BC 2500 and BC 3700 — process about 80 percent more material due to their hydraulic drive system. The BC 2500 fits 24- to 33-ton carrier weight classes, and the BC 3700 fits 30- to 42-ton carrier weight classes.Atlas Copco debuted the new bucket crushers during bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany.“The new bucket crushers allow contractors to increase the versatility of carriers, especially on demolition, recycling and road construction applications,” said Rich Elliott, Atlas Copco product manager, hydraulic attachments....

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Contractor Range Extends JCB's Hydraulic Breaker Line-Up

JCB now offers double the number of hydraulic breakers designed to work with its range of excavators, backhoe loaders and compact equipment lines by launching its “Contractor Hammer Range." Contractor breakers will be available alongside the existing professional line of hydraulic hammers. Both Professional and Contractor breakers will come with a three-year warranty.Contractor breakers offer the following features:• Complete range for 0.9-55 ton (0.8-50 tonne) carrier machines• Accumulators to protect carrier machinery from hydraulic pressure spikes• Models above 12.1 tons (11 tonnes) carrier weight equipped with auto greasing systems• Two-speed control valves permit tool speed and stroke customization above 9.9 tons (9 tonnes).• Internal control valves deliver 10% efficiency boost versus competitorsContractor hydraulic hammers have been specifically designed as a solution for customers working in less arduous conditions....

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Rototilt Compactors Easily Allow Operators to Work Flat, Sloped or Uneven Surfaces

Rototilt's line of hydraulic compactors is ideally suited to work with Rototilt for more compacting flexibility. Mounted on a Rototilt, the operator can work on flat, sloped or uneven surfaces and compact easily around obstacles or in tight areas.Designed to perform with low flow requirements these compactors can operate on the standard Rototilt “extra function”, eliminating the need for a separate auxiliary hydraulic circuit....

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Montabert SC-Series Hydraulic Breakers Fit for Use With Compact Carriers

Montabert SC-Series hydraulic breakers are designed for use with skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders and mini-excavators weighing between 2,200 and 30,850 lbs. (998 and 14,000 kg). Ideal for lighter demolition applications, Montabert SC-Series hydraulic breakers enable operators to achieve consistent machine-to-breaker performance by matching the hydraulic capabilities of a carrier to a specific breaker model.Montabert offers eight SC-Series hydraulic breaker models ranging in size from 198 to 1,098 lbs....

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Montabert 501 NG Hydraulic Breaker Provides Operators With Greater Power-to-Weight Ratio

Designed for use with backhoe loaders and excavators weighing between 17,637 and 39,683 lbs. (8,000 and 18,000 kg), the Montabert 501 Next Generation (501 NG) hydraulic breaker demolishes oversized boulders and thick concrete with ease — delivering up to 870 blows per minute. The all-purpose 501 NG falls within the 2,000 ft.-lb. impact energy class and requires a hydraulic flow rate between 21 and 37 gal....

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Geith's Tilting Couplers Increase Productivity

Geith tilting couplers provide up to 180 degrees of rotation side to side — depending on the model. Designed for use with excavators and backhoe loaders weighing between 6 and 26 tons (5.4 and 23.6 t), the tilting couplers allow operators to more precisely position the bucket or attachment without having to reposition the machine — increasing overall productivity, according to the manufacturer.Featuring four independent locking components, the hydraulic quick coupler configuration meets current and proposed safety standards (ISO/DIS 13031).The front lock retains the attachment in the event of improper rear pin connection while the rear lock and mechanical spring system retain the attachment in a working position should a loss of hydraulic power occur....

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Geith Progressive Linkage Hydraulic Thumb Provides Greater Grabbing Ability

The Geith progressive linkage (pro-link) hydraulic thumb provides up to 180 degrees of rotation, allowing operators to pick up and place rocks, tree stumps, pipes and other irregular shaped objects closer to the excavator. The extended range of motion provides greater grabbing ability and flexibility in all job-site applications, according to the manufacturer.The Universal Linkage Pivot System allows the pro-link thumb to be installed on any excavator arm without removing of the dipper arm linkage.Manufactured with high-strength steel, the pro-link thumb's strong, rigid structure and oversized high-profile pivot pin increase torsion resistance....

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MB America and AU Equipment Host Bucket Crusher Event

The Phoenix metropolitan area will be getting live crushing demonstrations of an excavator-mounted crusher attachment. MB America, Inc. and AU Equipment LLC is hosting an open house event to showcase the crushing capabilities of the crusher attachment in Arizona.The companies will be demonstrating the BF90 crusher attachment. It remains the most popular MB model sold worldwide. The BF90 has a productivity range from 16 cy/h to 54 cy/h, depending on the output adjustment....

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Rototilt Introduces Line of Hydraulic Compactors

Rototilt introduces a line of hydraulic compactors that are ideally suited to work with Rototilt for the ultimate in compacting flexibility. Mounted on a Rototilt, the operator can work efficiently on flat, sloped, or uneven surfaces and compact easily around obstacles or in tight areas.Designed to perform with low flow requirements these compactors can operate on the standard Rototilt “extra function”, eliminating the need for a separate auxiliary hydraulic circuit....

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Paladin Attachments Launches New Twindrive Binders

Paladin Attachments, a manufacturer of coupler systems and attachment tools, has announced a new product launch in its aftermarket sales division. Paladin's new TwinDrive binders are in support of the company's ongoing commitment to customer service and aftermarket sales support.TwinDrive binders can quickly tighten and loosen loads of prime mover equipment and attachments by using a cordless drill with socket for a totally powered solution....

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Extreme Duty Brush Cutter Joins the John Deere Worksite Pro Attachments Portfolio

Site preparation, clearing and maintenance tasks are now easier, safer and more productive for operators with the new John Deere extreme duty brush cutter attachment. The extreme duty brush cutter (RS72) is the latest addition to the ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments and is optimized to work with select John Deere E- and D-Series skid steers, compact track loaders (CTLs) and most other models.The extreme duty brush cutter boasts many key features that help drive additional productivity from a skid steer or CTL Most notable is a retractable forward shield....

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