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Brock Rentals Inc.'s SmartConcept Machines
Brokk, a manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, recently finalized a deal with Brock Rentals Inc. to upgrade the rental company’s fleet of remote-controlled demolition units with 12 next-generation models, including Brokk 110s, 170s, 200sand 300s. The new models feature Brokk’s signature SmartConcept™ technology, which revolutionizes power management, design and ergonomics to maximize productivity over previous models. With the new models, Brock Rentals’ fleet now features more than 50 Brokk remote-controlled machines — from the compact Brokk 60 to the heavy-duty Brokk 400 — ready for deployment to jobsites across North America.
Equipped with Brokk’s revolutionary SmartConcept technology, the new machines provide a number of safety and efficiency enhancing benefits for Brock Rentals’ customers. The intelligent electrical system, SmartPower™, protects the machine from the damage that can be caused by poor power supplies while optimizing power and hydraulic performance in extreme temperatures. SmartDesign™ extends machine life and provides unprecedented ease of maintenance due to 70% fewer cables as well as hardened components, LED headlights and easily accessible grease points and hydraulic hoses. An ergonomic remote-control box, the SmartRemote™, incorporates adjustable straps, intuitive controls and professional-grade radio technology with a 984-foot (300-meter) working range.
As with all Brokk machines, the four new rental units feature Brokk’s three-part arm for exceptional reach and movement, as well as industry-leading power-to-weight ratios. The compact B110 features a 10-foot (3-meter) reach and weighs 2,183 pounds (990 kilograms). Equipped with a BHB 155 breaker, it delivers 187 foot-pounds (254 joules) with each blow. The B170 can reach 16 feet (4.8 meters) vertically and 14 feet (4.4 meters) horizontally. Paired with a 452-pound (205-kilogram) BHB 205 Hydraulic breaker it delivers 299 foot-pounds (406 joules) of power. The B200 represents a new weight class for remote-controlled demolition machines and features a 15% longer vertical and horizontal reach than the B170. It delivers 450 foot-pounds (610 joules) with each blow of the 650-pound (295-kilogram) hydraulic breaker. The B300 is only 47.2 inches (1.2 meters) wide, but offers a reach of 21 feet (6.5 meters) vertically and 20 feet (6 meters) horizontally and can handle larger attachments weighing as much as 1,102 pounds (500 kilograms).
For more information on machines and services available from Brock Rentals, call 1-866-276-5548 or visit their website www.brockrental.com.