October 2012 Table of Contents

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Public service college, awards launched

Kaplan University recently launched the College of Public Service, and is offering an awards program to celebrate. Read more

Most state agencies use recycled tires in pavement

The Rubberized Asphalt Foundation has found that 70% of transportation agencies currently or have previously used ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt pavements. Read more

Larson EXPRL-91 Larson EXPRL-91

The EXPRL-91 Intrinsically Safe LED flashlight features multiple operating modes, a rechargeable NIMH battery, and waterproof construction. Read more

UltraView grease gun UltraView grease gun

UltraView grease gun features a clear, shatterproof barrel that allows for fast identification of grease type. Read more

RotaCut Sheet Metal Hole Cutter Master Kits RotaCut Sheet Metal Hole Cutter Master Kits

Two new RotaCut Sheet Metal Hole Cutter Master Kits are now available. Read more

Metabo W18LTX cordless angle grinder Metabo W18LTX cordless angle grinder

The W18LTX cordless angle grinder has an ergonomic slide handle, a 4½-in. motor, and a rotating battery pack to help get to hard-to-reach areas. Read more

Hilti HDE 500-A18 cordless adhesive dispenser Hilti HDE 500-A18 cordless adhesive dispenser

The HDE 500-A18 cordless adhesive dispenser features an adjustable dosing mechanism so users can set the amount of adhesive dispensed with each pull of the trigger. Read more

Milwaukee Electric Max-Lok Carbide Extension System Milwaukee Electric Max-Lok Carbide Extension System

The Max-Lok Carbide Extension System is designed to increase the versatility of SDS-MAX rotary hammer bits. Read more

DeWalt 1.25-in., 25-ft. short tape DeWalt 1.25-in., 25-ft. short tape

This 1.25-in., 25-ft. short tape features an oversized end hook for grabbing, and 13 feet of blade standout. Read more

CH Hanson locking pliers

The Automatic line of locking pliers and clamps are 7 times faster, 2 times stronger, and 100% easier to use than traditional locking pliers. Read more

Wright Tool Cougar-Pro line of wrenches Wright Tool Cougar-Pro line of wrenches

The Cougar-Pro line of wrenches is available in two SAE sets and two metric sets. Read more

Hilti 12.6-lb. TE 500-AVR demolition hammer Hilti 12.6-lb. TE 500-AVR demolition hammer

The 12.6-lb. TE 500-AVR demolition hammer with 5.5 ft.-lb. of impact energy has a step-less hammering regulator for varied applications. Read more

Kershaw Tremor pocket knife Kershaw Tremor pocket knife

The Tremor is equipped with an ergonomically curved handle, and SpeedSafe assisted opening for easy opening using the built-in flipper or handy thumbstud. Read more

Dieselcraft Model 06-5 and 06-6SP Sensors Dieselcraft Model 06-5 and 06-6SP Sensors

The Model 06-5 and 06-6SP Sensors are a solid-state sending unit and a self-grounding stainless-steel probe. Read more

Cobra Quick Set water pump pliers

When using the Cobra Quick Set water pump pliers, you only have to slide the top handle forward to achieve the desired capacity. Read more

Ingersoll Rand Edge Series air tools

The Edge Series air tools contains 25 different models for common uses, including impact tools for bolting, air drills for cutting, gravity-feed spray guns for painting, and random orbital sanders for finishing. Read more

RIDGID PTEC 3000 Tailpiece Extension Cutter RIDGID PTEC 3000 Tailpiece Extension Cutter

The PTEC 3000 Tailpiece Extension Cutter provides the ability to cut, deburr, and bevel thin-walled plastic tubing in one step — without causing any change to the shape of the tube. Read more

Public awareness haikus take Twitter by storm Public awareness haikus take Twitter by storm

Arizona’s dust storm safety campaign reaches across the country and around the world. Read more

Rate discounts ensure low-income customers maintain water, sewer service Rate discounts ensure low-income customers maintain water, sewer service

Avert excessive disconnection/reconnection costs by implementing a pricing structure for the financially disadvantaged. Read more

5 steps to implement a fall-protection program 5 steps to implement a fall-protection program

A step-by-step guide to maximizing your fall-protection program. Read more

IP3: EPA's Integrated Planning and Permitting Policy IP3: EPA's Integrated Planning and Permitting Policy

Pros and cons of the framework for meeting wastewater and stormwater regulatory goals. Read more

Wastewater utilities take aim at wet wipes Wastewater utilities take aim at wet wipes

Sewer "activists" ask consumer goods manufacturers to tell customers not to flush disposable items. Read more

Social media in public works 101 — LinkedIn Social media in public works 101 — LinkedIn

Pull up your office chair, grab a coffee, and get comfortable. We're going to give you the introductory tour of LinkedIn and then walk you through the initial joining phase. Read more

Adopting state building codes would increase disaster funding Adopting state building codes would increase disaster funding

Key members of Congress are renewing their push to reward communities that approve appropriate building codes before disaster strikes. Read more

Waterless vs traditional coolants Waterless vs traditional coolants

Your fleet’s engines may benefit from waterless coolant. Read more

Send us your invention by Nov. 2, 2012 Send us your invention by Nov. 2, 2012

We're featuring reader innovations in our December 2012 issue. Read more

Using GIS to meet ADA accessibililty requirements Using GIS to meet ADA accessibililty requirements

San Francisco is using a geodatabase to update and/or install 15,000 curb ramps by 2017. Read more

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