Cardinal Scale Armor series digital truck scales

The new Armor series digital truck scales with SmartCell load cells by Cardinal Scale, Webb City, Missouri, is designed for long-lasting endurance, minimal upkeep and “internet of things” monitoring convenience. Armor truck scales have:

  • no moving parts below the scale deck, including the load cells
  • digital load cells that are mounted high within the stand near the scale deck
  • cloud-based iSite remote monitoring software for email and/or text alerts
  • a 135-ton capacity and a 50-ton concentrated load capacity (CLC)
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Galbreath TH-14 trail hoist light-duty roll-off trailer

Galbreath, a Winamac, Indiana-based manufacturer of hoists, container handlers and trailers, has launched its TH-14 trail hoist. The trail hoist can be used by small independent waste haulers and municipalities looking for a piece of equipment for hauling applications. The TH-14 trail hoist:

  • features a metal frame reinforcement designed to prevent cracking and a spring suspension
  • meets Department of Transportation regulations for rear impact
  • comes standard with a 12-horsepower Honda engine
  • uses hydraulic cylinders to move the winch cable via five individual 8-inch sheave blocks
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Tomra Laser Object Detection (LOD) system

Germany-based Tomra Sorting has introduced its new Laser Object Detection (LOD) system that, when used in combination with its AutoSort and Finder devices, is designed to boost a plant’s sorting capabilities. The firm says the LOD, in combination with the other equipment, can allow “scrap recycling operations to reach final product purity levels unique to the market and never before possible.” The LOD:

  • sorts based on the feed material’s spectral and spatial characteristics
  • detects material that near-infrared (NIR) technology is incapable of identifying
  • can boost final product purity by as much as 4 percent without sacrificing circuit productivity
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Strautmann vertical baler line

German equipment manufacturer Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH is marketing its PP 1208 and PP 1208 Plus70 vertical baler models as ideal for handling recyclables, including cardboard, plastic film and foam, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and other plastics. The vertical balers feature:

  • a pressing force ranging from 3 to 70 metric tons
  • the QuickDoor swing/sliding door, through which material that is outside the chamber can be “simply pushed” into the baling chamber
  • the CircleSystem, integrated plates or clamps inside the press chamber, reduce the re-expansion of compressed material
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