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APWA product round-up

APWA product round-up

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Snow-clearing vehicle

The SW 48 HY model is ideal for clearing snow from sidewalks during the winter. The vehicle features a hydrostatic drive system. Plowing attachments include the 48-inch V-plow, and the 58-and 70-inch straight plow. For light snow clearing, users can attach the hydrostatic front-mounted sweeper. The vehicle also has a computer controlled salt/sand spreader with a high-volume capacity. A two-stage twin auger hydrostatic blower attachment is available. Other features include an adjustable steering wheel, adjustable air suspension, and rubber mounted cabs. Camoplast Inc. APWA Booth 740. www.camoplast.com.

Plow controls

The Patrol Commander ultra series controls are ideal for medium- and heavy-duty spreader plow trucks. The control allows users to operate the machine with one hand. It features four programmable four-axis floats and a dash-mounted remote display with on-screen text and audible diagnostics. The direct liquid application feature allows users to control anti-icing material applications with options for multiple lanes and high- or low-boom applications. Force America Inc. APWA Booth 2402. www.forceamerica.com.

Valve exercising equipment

The Valve Star G3 is ideal for valve and hydrant maintenance. The equipment features GPS capabilities and a color screen. Users can log a variety of data, including revolution count and amount of torque applied to the valve or hydrant. The data is GIS compatible and will work with any Access database program. No special software is required to transform the data into spreadsheet form. Hurco Technologies Inc. APWA Booth 1528. www.gethurco.com.

Multi-purpose truck

The versatile U500 can be equipped with three attachments ideal for municipal tasks: a street sweeper by Schwarze Industries, a combination mower by Mulag, and a hook lift by Stellar Industries. The A7000 regenerative air street sweeper has a 138-inch sweeping path, 8.4-cu.-yd. hopper, and a 250-gallon water holding capacity. The front-mounted MKF 600 combination mower has a large and small mower head to tackle open and tight areas. The hooklift loader has a 14,000-pound capacity. Unimog North America. APWA Booth 2716. www.unimog-trucks.com.

Paint striper

The AL120-EZ is an airless pickup-mounted latex paint striper. It has a stainless steel paint tank with a bolted removable top, making cleanup easy. The machine features dual paint filtration with a Y strainer at the base of each paint pump, protecting the check ball and seat from debris. EZ-Liner Industries. APWA Booth 1119. www.ezliner.com.

Beacon

The LED UltraStar can withstand high vibration from large vehicles. The beacon is multi-voltage (12- to 24-V direct current) and features LEDNode technology, which uses long-life LEDs and a high-intensity flash. There are 10 different flash patterns that draw a maximum of 1.2 amps. The beacon is equipped with 1-inch pipe, magnetic, and j-bolt mounting options. Federal Signal Corp. APWA Booth 1411. www.fedsig.com.

GPS system

The GPS-based locator system is ideal for repair crews navigating underground assets, such as splices, service drops, service tees, and valves. The system reads the location and collects data about the utility within 10 to 15 feet of the buried asset. The data is then imported in GIS software where it can be generated into drawings. Applied Field Data Systems Inc. APWA Booth 216. www.afds.net.