Kice Industries diverter valve

Wichita, Kansas-based Kice Industries has introduced an upgraded diverter valve for Kice models 67Q2-2 through 67Q6-2 and 68Q2 through 68Q6 (2 inches to 6 inches in outside diameter). The diverter valve offers:

  • prolonged equipment life
  • precise blade positioning to reduce wear on the diverter blade’s leading edge
  • a new guard, which was engineered to remove potential pinch points and finger entry
  • kits enable conversion from a manually controlled diverter valve to an automatic valve
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LiuGong vertical lift loader

LiuGong, Katy, Texas, showcased its newest product, the vertical lift wheel loader, at the 2017 Conexpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas from March 7 to 11. It features:

  • vertical lift loader arms on an articulating frame
  • a mechanical self-leveling Z-bar bucket linkage
  • a heavier tipping load, a higher lift height and reach through arms that bend while raising the bucket
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Firestone off-road radial tire line

Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas Inc. has debuted its new Firestone VersaBuilt tire line. The company says its first full line of Firestone off-the-road radial tires is designed to perform in a variety of work environments and applications and with many types of equipment. The tire line offers:

  • a steel casing and SideArmor sidewalls designed to protect against cuts and punctures by deflecting stones and debris
  • a nondirectional, self-cleaning tread for added traction and a tough tread compound to promote wear life
  • three different tread patterns optimized for general use
  • 11 different size offerings to meet the demands of different applications
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Wildeck LadderLink modular access system

Waukesha, Wisconsin-based Wildeck Inc. and its subsidiary Ladder Industries have announced their new LadderLink modular access system. The companies say LadderLink provides “an affordable and rugged framework of five core bolt-together components that will allow users to easily create a customized access solution for distribution centers, warehouses and manufacturing operations.” LadderLink features:

  • diamond plate platform decks
  • guardrails with continuous handrails and kickplates
  • towers and supports
  • vertical access ladders and ships ladders
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration and International Building Code-compliant stairs
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