Better Roads

February 2014

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NewRoadProducts 7H[W,1)2WRRUYLVLWZZZEHWWHUURDGVFRPLQIR 30 February 2014 Better Roads Allen reversible plate compactors Allen Engineering's new line of reversible plate compactors, designed for applications with limited space, consists of three models, each with two exciter shafts. The machines, which reach up to 9.3 horsepower, feature an engine cover, up to 11,241-pound centrifugal force, up to 85-feet-per-minute travel speed, 20- to 25-inch working width and 42,000 to 5,400 vpm. Caterpillar hydraulic coupler prototype Caterpillar offered a sneak peak at its hydraulic tilting coupler prototype at World of Concrete last month. Set for release this summer, the unnamed coupler, which can at- tach to any excavator or backhoe loader, features hydraulic interface and simplicity with coupling to most machines as a quick-attach coupler. ITW Red Head Epcon C6+ concrete adhesive ITW Red Head's newly improved Epcon C6+ specialty concrete adhe- sive offers a high and consistent tension performance in submerged applications and can install at jobsites where concrete is wet. Available in 10- and 20-ounce tubes, the adhesive has an improved dispensing capability and minimized odor. By Amanda Bayhi, Online Managing Editor Special World of Concrete 2014 coverage from the show fl oor. Please see for additional product and press event coverage. MMFX ChromX 4100 high-strength rebar MMFX Steel's ChromX 4100 rebar has the same mechanical properties of high-strength ASTM A1035 reinforc- ing steel and serves as a high-strength alternative for applications in which corrosion resistance isn't needed. The high-strength rebar allows structures to be built with up to 40 percent less steel and offers up to 60 per- cent in cost savings.

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