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Econmobile 620

- Specifications: Weight, including all standard equipment (less attachments and ballast) 8,675 1b (4,034 kg); over-at/width 88 in. (224 cm); over-all height 109 in (278 cm); over-all length without attachments 18 ft (6.48m); engine 73 hp; 3 speeds forward and 1 rev.; turning radius 12 ft 6 in. (367 cm). Tires: front 14.00x 24; rear 8.26x 20. Height of lift 20 ft 6 in. (6.2 m); payload capacity 4,000 1b (1,814 kg).
Manufacturer: American Road Equipment Company, 4201 North 26th St., Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.

Conquip mobile crane

- This crane has 2 ¼ to 5 tone capacity; powered by Fordson Power Major Tractor, petrol or Diesel. 360° slewing angle. Six-heel design makes it possible for the crane to: pivot round center of its own front axle over a full 360° tractor can turn in its normal turning radius. Specifications: model CC5; minimum head room 9 ft 5 in. (287 cm); turning radius 13 ft (39a cm); over-all length 23 ft 5 in. (713 cm) over-all width 8 ft (243 cm). Six forward rosa speeds: 1.69 to 12.31 mph (2.7 to 19 km/h); 2 reverse road speeds: 2.29 to 4.69 mph (3.68 to 7.62 km/h). Tractor make. Fordson. B.H.P. at 1600 rpm 61.8.
Manufacturer: Conquip (Construction Equipment Co. Pty Ltd.), Auburn, Sydney, Australia.

Model Y-35 crawler "Yumbos"

- Used for rough terrain and swampy areas. Specification: operating ranges, swing, continuous rotation in either direction. Swing speed 360° in 6 sec. Digging and dumping range 3600. Face shovel: max. digging depth 5 ft 8 in. (1.7 m). Max. surface reach from canter of rotation 16 ft (4.5 m). Front dump loader: maximum digging depth, 3 ft a in. (m), Max. reach from center of rotation 16 ft (4.87 m). Shoe widths: 14 in. (35.6 cm) with standard; 19 in. (49 cm) available. Travel speed: 2 mph (3.2 km/h). Weight: complete unit, leas tool, approx. 7 tons.
Manufacturer: Hydraulic Equipment and Shovel Co., Houston 2, Texas, U.S.A.

Power-rotated jib crane and electric hoist

- Crane has a load handling capacity up to 20 tons and low mounting space requirements, can be handled by one man. Jib spans up to 26 ft (7.6 m) and vertical clearances up to 26 ft. Pillar mount type column is 27x27 in. (68 cm). All-weather design makes it most suitable for outdoor installation. Slip rings internally mounted for full protection. 360° rotation in either direction with full capacity loads, LeTourneau A-C Electric Motor, eleotromagnetically controlled automatic disk brakes in the drive motor.
Manufacturer: R. G LeTourneau, Inc,. Longview, Texas, U.S.A.

20-ton capacity fork lift

- Diesel-electric fork-lift handles up to 40,000 1b (18,114 kg) loads, on paved or unpaved surfaces. Electric wheel drive and big wide-base tubeless tires provide flotation and traction for rough terrain use. The three-wheel unit powered by 210 hp diesel engine driving AC and D-C generators. All controls governed by simple electric switches. Front wheels powered by D-C electric motors mounted inside rim. Over-all length, including forks, 34 ft 9 in. (12.6 m), turning radius 25 ft (7.6 m).
Manufacturer: R. O. LeTourneau, Inc., Longview, Texas, U.S.A.

Heavy duty chopper

- Heavy duty version of the Wilder Rainthorpe Forestry Model, specially developed for the U.K. Forestry Commission for disposal of brash after clear felling. Chopper can deal with timber up to 4 in. (1.2 m) in diameter. Rotor is of thicker tube and attachment plates holding the flail pivot bars to rotor are closer together, stronger, and have heavier bosses holding tine pivot bars themselves.

Rotor chamber made of 3/16 in. (0.5 cm) steel plate sad is of welded construction, i.e., curved front section is welded to side plates and side plates welded to machine main frame.
Manufacturer: John Wilder Ltd., Wallingford, Berkshire, England.

EZ-sharp saw sharpener

- Machine enables carpenters to sharpen their saws on the job. EZ-Sharp operates anywhere electric power is available. Handles any circular saw blade from 4 to 24 in. (10.1-60.9 cm) in diameter. Can be mounted on a table or bench with wood screws or nails, or on any solid surface at the job site.
Manufacturer: Easysharp Corporation, Grand Rapids 3, Michigan, U.S.A.

Scales for weighing pulpwood trucks

- Scales enable load to be adjusted to limit permitted and avoid "underloading." Trucks weighed at logging area before long haul to pulp and paper mill. Scales may be used with hardwood ramps. Steel bridge may be placed between the two scales making it possible to weigh different size trucks or variations in axle widths without moving scales. The Hi-Way Loadometer outfit includes one pair of ramps. Specifications: weight of each Loadometer, 82 1b (37 kg); length 20 in. (50 cm); width 18 ¼ in. (46.3 cm); height 17 in. (43.2 cm). Platform height 3 % in. (9.5 cm); platform area 9 ½ x 18 ½ in. (24 x 46.9 cm).
Manufacturer: Loadometer Corporation, Baltimore 11, Maryland, U.S.A.

Pole trailers.

- Can carry load from 2 to 12 tone; light but strong tubular chassis used extensively for timber, poles, etc. Brakes can be supplied if required. Models designed to give sharp angle of lock. Heavy type has 20 ft (6 m) center pole. Chassis and center pole adjustable and being also removable make trailer very suitable for export.
Manufacturer: Whitlock, areas Yeldham, Essex, England.


- Tractor guard canopy made with electric welded square tubing as structural members and high strength nodular iron castings as ells, link connectors, and brackets. Weld tests and compression tests made to prove that all welds and joints give full protection to tractor operator sad to tractor.
Manufacturer: Portland Wire and Iron Works, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

USS model 13 portable pneumatic strapping machine

- This new portable air-powered round-steel machine permits strapping of large and irregularly shaped boxes and bundles. Operator merely inserts strapping, drapes it around package, threads strapping, and turns one simple control knob. Complete tying, tensioning, and cutting are almost instantaneous. Length 12 in. (30 cm); width 7 ¼ in. (17.8 cm). Model 13 straps both small and large packages, weight less than 20 1b (9 kg).
Manufacturer: United States Steel Supply, Division of United States Steel, Chicago 90, Illinois, U.S.A.

Break-n-spin chain-breaker, rivet-spinner

- One adjustable anvil, fits any make chain. Has two steel punches on same head; will punch any size rivet. Free spins any size rivet with single head. Can be operated by one man. Holds chain firmly in place where it is grasped.
Manufacturer: Nygran Industries Ltd., North Burnaby B.C., Canada.

Diemer automatic cross -cut saw

- For volume shortening of timber for exact length, such as slabs, cutoffs and wood waste, suitable for use with continuously operated conveyor systems. Conveyors collect waste of several production machines, transfer it to cross cut saw. Inclined conveyors or elevators at outfeed end deliver cuttings to storage bins or trucks. Specifications: Cutting length; 1 ½ in. (3.7 cm) to 16 in. (4.1 cm); cutting capacity: 1,250 to 2,100 bd ft (5.66 m3 -9.61 m3) per hour depending on cutting length; max. cutting length 4 in. (10 cm); special circular saw blade 22 in. (55.8 cm) in diameter.
Manufacturer: Diemer and Co., Ebingen, Germany.

- Differs from conventional grapples in that sheaves are not used to open or close it. This saves line and allows the grapple to close or open approximately twice as fast. Three sizes available 40, 50, and 60 in. (101, 127, 152 cm), all having a minimum log diameter of 6 in. (16 cm) and a maximum log diameter of respectively 40, 50, and 60 in.
Manufacturer: Washington Iron Works, Seattle 4, Washington, U.S.A.

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