LBX Co. LCG series contractor handling grapple
Lexington, Kentucky-based LBX Co. has launched the Link-Belt LCG series contractor handling grapples, designed for scrap handling, construction and demolition sorting and bulk material handling. The LCG contractor grapple:
- is available with perforated or heavy-duty ribbed tines
- offers maximum crushing force to densify material, while the rotation system is designed to resist back-driving forces
- is available in three models
- features a single cylinder with dual drag links to minimize the number of moving parts and simplify the hydraulic system
- features a streamlined tine, frame and linkage design with easy-to-locate grease fittings for simplified maintenance
Visit www.lbxco.com for more information.
Cat MH3040 wheeled material handler
Caterpillar, Peoria, Illinois, has released its MH3040 wheeled material handler, an update on the company’s M325D L MH model, which debuted in 2015. Features of the MH3040 include:
- a maximum 50.8-foot reach, with multiple configurations available
- a range of work tool attachments in different sizes
- boom sticks and other high-stress areas are equipped with thick multi-plate fabrications, castings and forgings to withstand applications in scrap yard and mill operations
- specially designed mountings on the upper frame support the heavy-duty cab
- a 151-kilowatt Cat C7.1 engine that meets Tier 4 Final emission standards
Visit www.caterpillar.com for more information.
Olympus Vanta Element-S XRF analyzer
Waltham, Massachusetts-based Olympus has introduced the Vanta Element-S hand-held X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer, which it says delivers fast light element detection at an affordable price. Olympus says the S model:
- is equipped with a silicon drift detector (SDD) to analyze light elements, such as magnesium (Mg), aluminum (Al), silicon (Si), sulfur and phosphorus, in alloys
- is ideal for scrap recycling, basic positive material identification, metal manufacturing and precious metals
- offers clear on-screen grade identification and comparison for the light elements Mg, Al and Si
- features an SDD that can distinguish among similar alloy grades
- is powered by Olympus’ Axon Technology for high-count rate and stability
Visit http://olympus-ims.com for more information.