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65th anniversary for Allied Construction Products
Allied Construction products distributes hammers and associated products, including the Sandvik brand, in North America.
Breakers: weight does not equal performance
How can you be sure that a given breaker is right for your application. Atlas Copco uses the established AEM method to calculate single blow impact energy. This article reviews both the method and the state of the market when it comes to published impact energy figure
Meeting the need
It is not just noise and vibration issues that are driving hydraulic breaker development for Tramac (Montabert in Europe). Now part of DII attachments, the company told D&Ri that its North American customers are increasingly looking for improved reliability and ease of maintenance
Bobcat launches new silenced hydraulic breaker
Bobcat has launched the new HB1380 hydraulic breaker, as a replacement for the B1400 model.
Equipment Focus: Hydraulic Breakers
Hydraulic breakers are getting bigger and more powerful and are used in a range of different applications across the globe.Manufacturers of the biggest breakers say that as the tools increase in size, so too must their productivity. Becca Wilkins reports.
Record breaker
Indeco unveils the world’s largest hydraulic breaker
Equipment attachments: Tools of the trade
Equipment attachments can reduce manual labour and improve productivity and safety on site, as well as turning a single carrier machine into the construction equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife. Chris Sleight reports.
End of an era
A mix of Sandvik demolition attachments is being used on the demolition of the remains of the US airbase at Rhein-Main, Germany
Simple can mean powerful
By simplifying the design as much as possible, rejecting every non-essential element, Atlas Copco believes that it has developed in the MB 1500 a medium class hydraulic breaker that will require practically no maintenance
Promove adds to breakers
Promove used the Samoter trade show to present two new hydraulic breakers in the shape of the XP 70, a 65 kg unit for use on 0.8 tonne micro excavators, and the XP 1000, a new all-rounder for 12 to 22 tonne carriers.
John Deere adds backhoe breaker
John Deere used the World of Concrete trade show to launch its first hydraulic hammer specifically designed for use on its range of backhoe loaders - the Worksite Pro HH100
Atlas Copco's record breaker
Atlas Copco is set to break the record for the world's largest hydraulic breaker when it presents the HB 10000 to the industry at the forthcoming Bauma trade fair in Munich at the end of April.
Breaking through
Hydraulic breakers are to be found in numerous applications around the world, from mining and quarrying through to demolition sites. As a well established technology, new breakers launched onto the market are geared towards improved productivity through product refinement rather than with quantum leaps in technology. D&Ri takes a look at the sector
John Deere to Worksite Pro range
The HB60 and HB85 are John Deere's latest additions to its line of Worksite Pro attachment range
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