August 7, 2017 (Guthrie Center, Iowa) DICA will introduce Cavity Pad Plus outrigger pads and show design updates to ProStack™ interlocking cribbing from Booth 3551 at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE), to be held Oct. 3-5 in Louisville, Ky.
The Cavity Pad Plus model joins the company’s SafetyTech® Outrigger Pad product line. SafetyTech Outrigger Pads provide a strong, rigid, and easy to use foundation for a wide variety of outrigger enabled equipment, including mobile cranes, digger derricks, hi-lift aerials and concrete pumps. Cavity Pad Plus features a 1” high footbrake with an interior beveled edge. The inverted bevel design traps the outrigger foot which prevents it from sliding off of the outrigger pad. “This is a significant improvement in the design of our original Cavity Pad,” said Kris Koberg, CEO. “The inverted beveled design creates a higher level of safety. In addition, the new design contributed to reductions in manufacturing costs enabling us to pass savings onto our customers,” he said.
Constructed of a proprietary engineered thermoplastic material, SafetyTech pads have crush ratings up to 750 psi and rated capacities up to 325,000 lbs. At the show, DICA will also feature SafetyTech Hi-Viz Outrigger Pads available in yellow or orange. “Hi-Viz SafetyTech Outrigger Pads are a common safety department request from many utility companies,” said Koberg. Made from DICA’s proprietary engineered thermoplastic material, yellow and orange D1818 (18”x18”x1”) and D2424 (24”x24”x1”) pads are designed for stabilizer enabled equipment frequently used in electric utility applications.
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Look for additional product announcements from DICA at the show, as well as examples of outrigger pads, cribbing, and training products in action at many OEM equipment displays. SafetyTech® outrigger pads will be displayed with Altec, Dur-A-Lift, Elliott, Hiab, Manitowoc, Skylift, Spiradrill, Terex, and TIME/Versalift equipment. Altec will also show ProStack cribbing and the TrainSmart™ Pole Barrier System.