NRT ColorPlus-R sorter

National Recovery Technologies (NRT), Nashville, Tennessee, has added the ColorPlus-R to the company’s product offering. The ColorPlus-R is:

  • similar to the ColorPlus, using an image processing system to detect materials based on color analysis and object recognition
  • has the ability to color analyze opaque objects, such as black plastics
  • employs transmissive detection, placing the material between the light source and the detection camera
  • equipped with LED lighting
Visit www.nrtsorters.com for more information.

Fairbanks Scales Portable Axle Load Scale

Fairbanks Scales Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, released the Portable Axle Load Scale (PALS), designed to be a cost-effective weighing solution when application requirements don’t exceed accurate, non-commercial vehicle axle weights. The company’s PALS:

  • eliminates the need for a pier or slab foundation
  • is constructed in a subframe, requiring only a flat, unyielding surface to install and complete the unit
  • can be installed on concrete or asphalt already in place
  • operates in a wide range of applications, from moving and shipping to light manufacturing
  • has an ultra-low 6-inch profile
Visit www.fairbanks.com for more information.

ScrapWare Corp. ScrapQuest

Rockville, Maryland-based ScrapWare Corp., the developer of ScrapWare software for the recycling industry, has announced a new fleet management tool known as ScrapQuest that can be integrated with RouteSmart’s Routing as a Service application. It is:

  • designed to help reduce average travel distance, route planning time and dispatcher hours and to quickly solve complex routing and dispatch problems
  • intended to help recycling companies run their truck fleets more efficiently and reduce operational costs
  • developed in conjunction with strategic partner RouteSmart, Columbia, Maryland
Visit www.scrapware.com for more information.

Columbus McKinnon Tornado 360° hoist

Columbus McKinnon Corp., Getzville, New York, a designer and manufacturer of material handling equipment, has introduced the CM Tornado 360°, which features the Sidewinder lever handle. The CM Tornado 360°:

  • is designed for increased safety
  • reduces repetitive wrist action, letting the operator use a 360-degree range of motion to work up to 12 times faster
  • features a 360-degree rotating lever and a fold-out revolving handle
  • is available outside North America under the Yale brand as the Yale Ergo 360° ratchet lever hoist
Visit www.cmworks.com for more information.