Dec. 18, 2018 – Rottne has taken a revolutionary coherent approach with the lighting on all of its harvesters and forwarders. The new LED lamps used are not just significantly better – they are also dimmable when necessary and positioned so that they appreciably facilitate work and driving in the dark.
Dec. 17, 2018 – A look at the latest attachments for clearing biomass in Canadian forests.
Dec. 11, 2018 – Sitting side by side at the John Deere demo site in Illinois, the brand-new 748L-II grapple skidder and its predecessor, the 748L, are nearly identical. Brandon O’Neal, John Deere’s product marketing manager for full tree forestry, chuckles when he says from the outside the machines are not all that different. But a closer look at the interior reveals the three years of product development that went into the L-II models.
Dec. 7, 2018 – Continuing to build on the strengths of the K-Series lineup, John Deere introduces the 655K and 755K Final Tier 4 crawler loaders. These machines serve as the latest additions to the crawler loader line and provide operators with increased productivity and uptime, along with lower daily operating costs. Designed and manufactured in Dubuque, Iowa, the 655K and 755K feature familiar designs, systems and components consistent with other product lines throughout the John Deere crawler family.
Nov. 29, 2018 – The undercarriage of tracked heavy equipment, such as log loaders, consists of many moving components that need to be maintained in order for them to function properly. If the undercarriage is not routinely inspected and maintained, it can easily cost valuable time, money and potentially decrease the track’s lifespan.
Nov. 26, 2018 – The XR range comprises compact, powerful rotators with heavy-duty bearings. They are designed for extreme applications where rotator function requirements and load capacities are especially high. Optimally designed for both rigid and dangle mounting. Slew bearings, high performance and long service life make the XR series the rotators to rely on when it really counts. Wherever you need to handle large loads, XR rotators come into their own. Indexator is now launching a smaller model, the XR 300.
Nov. 9, 2018 – With its six wheels, the 550 T-Pro can easily navigate in difficult terrain and minimizes ground pressure work on sensitive surfaces. The sturdy mid-section in combination with the pendulum arms allows you to easily move the machine with an extended crane, without having to retract the unit. This leads to increased productivity and valuable time saving.
Nov. 7, 2018 – Toney Lumber recently purchased a new Brunette Flare Butt Reducer, with the main objective of improving log handling and increasing recovery at their North Carolina sawmill. The Brunette Flare Butt Reducer is designed to meet this goal by turning troublesome logs into valuable timber. The advantages of installing this machine will be evident throughout the entire plant.
Nov. 5, 2018 – Regal Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission components, announced it has been awarded a 2018 Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) Bearing Manufacturer Excellence of Innovation in Product Design Award for their innovation of the Sealmaster Time Saving Axial Groove Mounted Ball Bearing.
Oct. 31, 2018 – The Rexroth Sytronix variable-speed pump drives comprise a comprehensive modular system of pumps, controller and motors, as well as software depending on the cycle characteristics and configuration. The variable-speed pump drives can reduce energy consumption in the most varied applications by 30 to 80 per cent.
Oct. 30, 2018 – To better meet customer needs, John Deere is introducing its updated E-Series Knuckleboom Loaders. Already known for superior torque and durability, the updated 2019 337E and 437E models feature up to an eight per cent boost in fuel economy, ensuring output is maximized and power is not sacrificed.
Oct. 29, 2018 – HAIX North America is excited to announce the release of their newest boot, the Protector Ultra Signal Red. Now you can get better cut protection without sacrificing comfort.
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