Utility safety: Sherman + Reilly, a Textron Inc. company and manufacturer of power line stringing and installation equipment, will conduct a 19-city eastern state tour to display and demonstrate its revolutionary new utility stringing equipment aimed at significantly improving the safety of lineman in the electric utility industry. The Break Away Road Tour will start September 15 in St. Louis, MO and end October 16 in Atlanta, GA.
“Through considerable research, we’ve applied standards of health and safety using advanced technologies that promise to make this new generation of utility equipment the safest to use, quickest to learn and most efficient to deploy,” stated Michael Dunn, Sr. VP and General Manager of Sherman + Reilly. “We want utility personnel to have an up close look at this new equipment and the chance to test drive its capabilities.”
Sherman + Reilly will be highlighting its exclusive Safe-Zone Operator Cab among its new products. It has all digital controls, joy stick operation, digital recording of all job performance and on-board diagnostics ensuring improved machine up times.
Joining Sherman + Reilly on the tour will be Greenlee Utility® and HD Electric®.
Greenlee Utility will demonstrate its ergonomic and intelligent battery tool platform with products like the EK425L Gator® Battery Powered Crimping Tool, Gator Eye, JRF-4 Universal Cable Stripper and GTS-1930 Saber Cable Stripper. HD Electric will showcase an innovative line of test measurement and control products, like the new HVA High Voltage Digital Ammeter, a high voltage digital ammeter with a large LED display designed for taking AC current measurements up to 2000 amps, 25-500Hz.