22 July 2014 Better Roads
Cat B15Q smartphone
Caterpillar's B15Q smartphone is designed to resist damage
from drops onto concrete, water submersion and extreme tem-
peratures. The phone supports (4.4) KitKat, the latest version
of Android. Features include Bluetooth version 4, HD camera
with LED Flash, large speaker, noise canceling dual microphone,
4-inch touchscreen display with wet fi nger tracking, scratch
resistant Corning Gorilla Glass and more.
DuraHook pothole patcher
Cimline Pavement Maintenance Group expands its DuraPatcher product line
with DuraHook, a pothole patching system that uses a truck's chassis, offers
quick change-out and features DuraPatcher's spray-injection patching. The
unit carries 6 yards of aggregate and 250 gallons of emulsion and includes
an onboard compressor. The system, designed to provide a long-term pothole
patch, uses a four-step process to quickly repair potholes and allow traffi c to
begin travelling immediately.
Bobcat Pro Clamp system
Bobcat Company's Pro Clamp system attaches to
the company's M-Series excavator bucket to grab
large, irregular-shaped material and is avail-
able with a pin-on adjustable standard tool or
reversible grading tool. The standard tool allows
the system to provide traditional or wider, more
aggressive grabbing action, while the 24-inch
grading tool offers forward and reverse grading.
By Amanda Bayhi, Online Managing Editor
Fecon FTX128L Mulching Tractor
Fecon's FTX128L Mulching Tractor is designed for use in road-
side maintenance applications. Powered by a 128-horsepower
Cummins QESB4.5 diesel engine, the machine features 20-inch
tracks that allow uphill cutting and 3.8 psi ground pressure that
enables work in soft conditions.