Products in the News

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Gold Medal products topping dispenser

The automatic popcorn topping dispenser from Gold Medal Products Co., Cincinnati, has an automatic eye with an infrared beam to guide the dispenser to release the topping when it “sees” popcorn or the container. The dispensing speed is adjustable and the unit hold one 35-lb. bag of product, includes an LED sign, a stainless-steel pump and manual push button.


Allmand Bros. light tower

The Allmand Maxi-Lite II™ light tower from Allmand Bros., Holdrege, Neb., will be available in either a traditional lay-down style or a V-series hydraulically-actuated vertical tower. The Maxi-Lite II has a 100-gal. fuel capacity and can operate up to 175 hours with all four lights operating. The redesigned trailer has heavy-gauge formed steel gull-wing style doors for accessibility to major engine and generator components. A larger enclosure also is designed to accommodate Tier 4 final engines as well as any peripheral attachments.

Ditch Witch drill

The JT25 horizontal directional drill from Ditch Witch, Perry, Okla., is designed for use by utility contractors to install utility pipe and cable up to 12 in. in diameter and up to 500 ft. in length. The drill offers 27,000 lbs. of thrust and pullback, and 4,000 ft./lbs. of rotational torque.

Doosan Portable Power compressor

The XP200WJD Tier 4i-compliant air compressor from Doosan Portable Power, Statesville, N.C., produces 300 cfm at 125 psig. The company says the compressors can be used for applications such as general construction, sandblasting, pneumatic tool operation and pipeline testing. The compressor has an eight-hour runtime at 100 percent load and the company says it can operate in conditions up to 118 degrees Fahrenheit.


Powr-Flite air dryer

The Powr-Flite hybrid three-speed air dryer models from Powr-Flite, Fort Worth, Texas, are designed to speed carpet drying after cleaning and for use in disaster restoration. The PDH1 and PDH2 systems have a low-amp draw while providing a maximum air velocity of 3,400 ft. per minute.

Terex Environmental Equipment chipper

The TAC Woodsman 700 and 710 arborist chippers from Terex Environmental Equipment (TEE), Farwell, Mich., now come with a new clutch system developed as the result of feedback from rental customers. The new centrifugal clutch system is designed to be automatically engaged at full rpms to eliminate operator error, the company says.