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February 2, 2018

Columbia Industries Horizon tipper

Columbia Industries, Hillsboro, Oregon, recently has released its next-generation Horizon 50/65 T tipper. Originally introduced to the solid waste and recycling industries in the 1960s, the company says tippers have found market acceptance throughout the world. The Horizon 50/65 T has:

  • automated leveling and digital joystick controls
  • expandable electronic monitoring
  • a new spill-through chute
  • a single platform design that will accommodate 50-ton or 65-ton loads
Visit www.columbiacorp.com for more information.

Cat wheeled material handlers

Caterpillar, Peoria, Illinois, says its new range of wheeled material handlers, the MH3022, MH3024 and MH3026, maintains its purpose-built philosophy while reflecting engineering refinements for specific industrial applications. The material handlers can be configured with:

  • a narrower undercarriage if low-density materials are being handled
  • shorter front linkages if the machine frequently works in confined spaces, such as performing sorting and material handling indoors
  • one of two drop-nose sticks for the MH3022 and MH3026 with lengths of 14.75 feet and 18.1 feet
  • a front push blade for all undercarriage types across the three models
Visit www.cat.com for more information.

CieTrade cieDispatch mobile app

Stamford, Connecticut-based cieTrade Systems Inc., a global provider of business software for trading and recycling companies, has launched cieDispatch, a mobile app for truck drivers to manage dispatch jobs. The cieDispatch:

  • can instantly retrieve a list of assigned tickets, get directions to service locations, update job statuses, record notes and capture photos
  • updates information from the driver instantly
  • alerts the back office when a load is completed or if it is canceled, along with the reason why, making it easier to process claims and to issue invoices
  • displays primary contact information and site-specific instructions
Visit http://info.cietrade.net for more information.

Mavrix Welding Automation dual-torch hard-surfacing system

Mavrix Welding Automation Inc., based in New Berlin, Wisconsin, has redesigned its dual-torch shredder disc rebuild system. Features include:

  • a dual-torch system that can apply 50 pounds of weld metal per hour, significantly shortening downtime, the frequency of maintenance events and the cost per ton of scrap, according to Mavrix
  • two weld carriages that support the weld arm and adjustable open arc torches, wire feeders and 60-pound coils of wire
  • a carriage design that allows the main beam and legs to be installed first and the carriages second, significantly reducing the weight of the system and making installation easier
Visit www.mavrixweld.com for more information.