Tiltrotators: Increasing the versatility of compact excavators

Editor’s note: This is part of a multi-part series. The Attachments Idea Book was created to delve into the latest and most popular attachments and provide a comprehensive roundup of available attachments. Click here to download the PDF of the full Attachment Idea Book. Relatively new to the North American market, early adopters of tiltrotators have nothing but good things to say about the attachment.Photo: Innovative Lawn & Landscape With no end of the labor shortage in sight, landscapers are looking for other methods to make the most out of their crews. One tool that is proving effective for early adopters is the tiltrotator. This attachment does exactly what its name describes. It allows users to not only tilt an attachment left and right, plus-minus 45 degrees, but also rotates it 360 degrees on 1.5- to 40-ton excavators. Invented in Sweden back in 1986, the tiltrotator is commonplace throughout northern Europe. However, it is relatively new to the North American market. Rototilt, the inventor of the attachment, established its North American presence in 2007 with a sales office in Ontario, Canada. Competitors Engcon and Steelwrist both opened their U.S. offices in 2017 ...

Essential oils are a great source of benefits, providing not just a scent to the products

Essential oils are a great source of benefits, providing not just a scent to the products but, above all, being functional to guarantee the activity and the performance of the product itself. Essential oils are naturally derived and can be inconsistent, as all ingredients coming from nature, but their beauty is also in that. They are also rich in allergens, the so famous ingredients that are defined by the Cosmetic Legislation, the one responsible for skin reactions. In addition, pure essential oils can “burn” the skin: this is why the one available on the market are dissolved in oils that do not have skin reaction.  On the other hand, synthetic fragrances, that may have also a natural portion, are much more consistent and consistency is guaranteed batch by batch, but on top, being modified in lab, can be more gentle on the skin. The best option to guarantee consistency of the fragrance and safety for the consumers is for sure the combination of the two – having fragrances that are “natural identic”, combining the properties of the essential oils and the safety of synthetic fragrances. Davines products are the best representation of that. In my opinion, natural is best. I ...