Link-Belt 250 X4 material handler.

LBX Co. of Lexington, Kentucky, has introduced the new Link-Belt 250 X4 material handler and 250 X4 scrap loader/handler. Features of the LBX 250 X4 material handler include:

  • an electronically controlled 177-horsepower Isuzu engine
  • a two-piece attachment with hose-burst check valves
  • a straight boom and droop-nose arm
  • a hydraulic cab riser with an operator view of 16 feet, 10 inches at eye-level height

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Firestone VersaBuilt 24-inch tire.

Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas Inc. has announced the expansion of its Firestone VersaBuilt All Traction (AT) radial tire line with the addition of a 14.00R24 size, designed primarily for loaders and graders. Features include:

  • a nondirectional pattern to promote even wear over time
  • a proprietary compound created to produce long wear life and cut resistance
  • a self-cleaning tread pattern for more traction in soft and muddy surfaces
  • an all-steel casing and a SideArmor sidewall designed to withstand damage

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Peterson 1700D horizontal grinder.

Peterson Pacific Corp., a Eugene, Oregon-based manufacturer of wood grinding and chipping machines, has announced its new Peterson 1700D horizontal grinder. Features of the grinder include:

  • a Caterpillar C9.3 Tier 4 455-horsepower engine, or an optional export-only C9 Tier 3 350-horsepower engine
  • a feed opening that measures 54 inches by 27 inches
  • a patented Impact Release System to protect the machine against ungrindable materials
  • a quick-change multiple grate system

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Terramac RT14R rubber track crawler carrier.

Terramac of Elburn, Illinois, has announced a new product in its line designed to tackle landfill management challenges. Features of the RT14R include:

  • a 360-degree rotating upper frame
  • a carrying capacity of 28,000 pounds
  • a Tier 4 320-horsepower engine
  • rubber track technology designed to minimize landfill damage

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