Weighing less than a pound, the Tape Stop Power-Return Rule can be extended to 25 ft. and features a self-locking, nylon-coated, 1-in.-wide blade. It is marked in 1/8-in. and 1/4-in. scale, which also is printed on the first 10 ft. of the back side of the blade for easy elevated and flat surface measurements. This tool is a 150th Anniversary limited edition. Klein Tools. www.kleintools.com.
Powered by a 36 V Li-ion battery, the durable DC901KL delivers longer cycle life, lighter weight, and improved performance compared to a NiCad-powered tool. It transitions easily among drilling, screwdriving, and hammerdrilling modes. The tool's features include compact body; light weight; three-speed transmission; and all-metal, self-tightening chuck. DeWalt. www.dewalt.com.
The RGD5000H single-phase capacitor-type generator is powered by a 9.9-hp, four-cycle, single-cylinder Hatz 1B40 diesel for a rated output of 5000 W. The generator features a full-power switch, voltmeter, 12 V DC charging, 4.4-gal. fuel tank, electric starter with recoil backup, and 120 V, 30-amp twistlock receptacle. Subaru Robin America. www.subarupower.com.
Designed to transport concrete, mulch, gravel, or soil, the EZ Pour Spout wheelbarrow features a pour spout that can put more material on target in less time. The corrosion-proof 6-cu.-ft. plastic tray is built specifically for demanding commercial applications. It also features leg stabilizers, which make the wheelbarrow up to 40% more tip resistant. Jackson Professional Tools/Div. of Ames True Temper. www.jacksonprofessional.com.
Hot water pressure washer
The MHC series of hot water pressure washers offers six models all powered by Honda and Subaru-Robin engines. Ranging in flows from 2.7 to 3.5 gpm and pressures from 2400 to 3500 psi, the gasoline-powered, onsite cleaning machines feature a lay-down horizontal coil, a fully welded 11/4-in.-square tube frame with open cage design, 13-in. pneumatic tires, 10-gal. fuel tank, and an easy-access battery box and end-mounted burner. Landa Cleaning Systems. www.landa.com.
Truck bed cover
The Contractor Series HercuLoc secure bed cover is counter-balanced on torsion springs and is easy to open from either side, or from both sides at once. Designed for pickup trucks, bulky cargo can be hauled at 75 mph with the cover open. The bed cover is all-steel construction. Thacker Manufacturing Inc. www.herculoc.com.
The Eliminator-MD truck body offers multidirectional dumping. It includes the EZ-latch system for a reliable tailgate release mechanism and a body design with vertical side and tailgate bracing. Purchasers can choose from either the driver's or passenger's side to dump, and the opposite side features a fold-down side for easy loading with a forklift. TBEI. www.tbei.com.
PAC plate compactor attachments have an operating pressure of 2300 psi; plate dimensions range from 12×18 to 231/2×41 inches over the seven models. Attachments are suitable for carriers weighing 3000 to 60,000 lbs. and are intended for work on foundations, sea-walls, slopes, trenches, and other confined areas. Side- and top-mount models are available. Bearings are fully enclosed and don't require greasing and the baseplate and eccentric housing are integrally mounted. Ingersoll Rand. www.ingersollrand.com.
Steel track system
The F-Series over-the-tire steel track system offers large pad-to-ground contact area for maximum flotation. The double-pivot design improves maneuverability while the hammer-forged steel pads are equipped with threaded Dura Pins for long life and easy replacement. Each system component is individually hardened before assembly for increased durability and longevity. Loegering Manufacturing Inc. www.loegering.com.
The TX870B has a reach of 24 ft. and digging depth of 20 ft. 4 in., which enables it to provide a high level of productivity. The machine's high ground clearance provides for unimpeded operation over rough terrain. It features a dry, wear-compensated extendable dipper stick that requires little maintenance. Terex Construction Americas. www.terexamericas.com.