THOROGOOD WORK BOOTS
Style 814-4200 Work Boot
Thorogood’s Style 814-4200 is handcrafted with a comfort cushion insole, cork fill, and Thorogood’s exclusive MaxWear wedge outsole.
I spent a few weeks in these boots (my rather large feet attest to the true to fit men’s size 10). Comfortable and supportive—with both arch and ankle support—the 814-4200 had virtually no break-in period. From day one, they felt good on the feet. The laces come undone fairly easily and the top of the boot rubs at the skin; however, these minor issues can be avoided by double-knotting the laces and wearing thick socks. The pros far outweigh the cons with the 814-4200. It’s a boot worth trying out for yourself.
~ Rachael Plant, editor.
AL 100 Series
Ampliroll’s Hooklift AL 100 Series has a lifting capacity of 20,000 lbs and is designed to pick up, dump, transport, and unload your containers safer and faster. The telescopic jib concept enables a perfect load distribution with all your bodies. Featuring a sub-frame made of bended plate steel, this hooklift assures versatility, durability, and long life with minimal weight and maximum efficiency. The hooklift is designed to handle containers between 10 and 17.5 ft in length and performs all operations from the cab.
The Elliott Nurse Paver transports water, fuel, and equipment to the worksite. It is a work-ready unit for paving and milling operation crews. Custom configurations vary depending on the capacity needs of water and fuel. Material choices include polyethylene, steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Design considerations include PM service equipment, custom storage for cutting blades, signs, materials, and power equipment. Fuel and water dispensing systems are available in hydraulic, pneumatic, 12 VDC, or auxiliary engine drive. Multiple trailer towing sets are desired features.
HTV PTO Truck Series
The HTV series is a new series of PTO truck driven systems available on Ford or Freightliner chassis. The full line of the HTV series has debris tanks ranging from 300 to 1500 gallons. The truck’s PTO drives positive displacement vacuum blowers that produce 1,000 to 2,600 cfm. These units are standard with a high-pressure water system, full hydraulic rear door, reverse pressure, and the patented “Big Red” filter housing that cleans the air down to 0.5 microns before it passes back through the vacuum pump.
Interchangeable Truck Bodies
Introducing an all-new detachable Service Body, the Reading Classic II, specifically designed for the innovative Switch-N-Go™ hoist system. Now, contractors can safely leave their tools and materials at the job site for their crew while maximizing the return on their trucks by using other Switch-N-Go™ detachable bodies for other jobs. The unique Switch-N-Go™ Detachable Truck Body System provides safe and efficient exchange of a wide range of specialized work truck bodies and beds. Switch-N-Go™ designs and manufactures patented truck equipment solutions for a variety of contractor industries.
BackSafe Systems manufactures the Guardian, a communication tool for backing trucks with limited visibility, which is comprised of a dash-mounted display screen, charger base, and handset. The spotter, who controls the handset, positions him/herself in a safe spot that offers a complete view of the rear of the truck. When it’s safe for backing, the spotter squeezes the handset’s trigger—sending a “SAFE” signal to the cab display—then simply lets go of the trigger in order to send the “STOP” signal to the driver.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS: MARCH 2016 ISSUE
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