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Six Innovations To Help Reduce Machine Costs

The cost of owning a loader or haul truck is much more than just the initial purchase price. Operating costs begin as soon as the engine is started, so knowing the combined life cycle costs and equipping machines with the right features is crucial in getting a good return on investment.

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Postalloy Tubular Hardfacing Electrodes Offer Better Wear Resistance

Postalloy Tubular Hardfacing Electrodes from Postle are a unique concept in hardfacing technology. As a tubular electrode, they are filled with the highest percentage of carbide forming alloys, much more (20 percent+) than any other Tubular Flux-Cored Wire. This gives much better wear resistance and overall product performance.

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Thurman Scale Announces New Ts600 Desktop Scale Instrument Family

Thurman Scale announced the new TS600 vehicle scale instrument family, an economical vehicle-weighing instrument with numerous features, including outbound and stored tare functions. The midrange TS600 is an excellent general-purpose vehicle scale instrument, perfect for customers who need to upgrade or replace an existing analog instrument or require a mechanical-to-digital or an analog-to-Intalogix conversion. It is also ideal for those who want a general-purpose instrument to feed serial or Ethernet weight data to a computer.

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Nearmap Offers High-Res Location Content

Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, announced the release of new forms of location content – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique – available through a new MapBrowser interface. Nearmap has long provided vertical imagery (also known as orthorectified imagery) covering about 70 percent of the U.S. population. Today, it extends its location content to include new aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.

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