Bauma 2013: SMART solution - plug and poke
Atlas Copco introduces its range of 8 electric pokers at Bauma 2013.
“Getting the job done faster with fewer dips to effectively remove air voids from the concrete, is what we are aiming for”, explains Philippe Livernette, Product Line Manager Concrete Equipment. “The high power, stable speed and high centrifugal force of our electric pokers provide a wide radius of action and rapid acceleration".
Electric pokers are light and manoeuvrable and easy to use. Thanks to the built-in frequency converter all you need to start working is a regular wall socket with the appropriate voltage. The electric motor-in-head design provides the poker head with high performance, power and stable speed. Rapid acceleration helps minimize air voids within the concrete and transport them to the surface.
Another advantage of the motor-in-head design: it helps keeping vibrations where they belong – in the concrete rather than in the operator´s hands and arms. The “E” pistol grip handle reduces hand/arm vibration even further down to 0.56m/s². The Smart series features built-in protection against shock, overload and overheating.
All electronics are built-in into the new, 30% lighter streamlined aluminium box with one on/off button. 10 meters of cable and 5 meters of hose give exceptional reach around the worksite. Special hose lengths are available on request.
Overall costs are kept to a minimum thanks to quality components and the service-friendly design
The Smart electric pokers round off the portfolio of mechanical and pneumatic pokers in Atlas Copco´s concrete vibration range.
Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2011, Atlas Copco had about 37 500 employees and revenues of BSEK 81 (BEUR 9 ).
Atlas Copco Construction Tools is a division within Atlas Copco´s Construction Technique business area. It develops, manufactures and markets hydraulic, pneumatic, and petrol-driven equipment for demolition, recycling, compaction, rock drilling and concrete applications. Products are marketed and sold under several brands through a worldwide sales and service organisation. The division is headquartered in Essen, Germany, and has production units in Europe, Africa and Asia.