Ritchie Industries' 250-watt, 120-volt Immersion Heater features an epoxy coating to protect against corrosion and metal contact with water. An upper-end safety switch ensures against overheating, and a built-in thermostat provides more efficient heat transfer.
The heater is designed for use in automatic poly livestock waterers such as those in the Omni, Thrift King, WaterMaster and WaterMatic families, and is also usable in buckets and stock tanks. It features plug-in installation for easy removal and replacement.
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Variety of workwear
Carhartt, Inc. expands its nylon outerwear line with Soft Shell jackets that offer superior ease of movement with water, wind and abrasion resistance. Offered are insulated waterproof breathable jackets and insulated water-repellant nylon jackets and vests.
Meanwhile, Carhartt for Women™, a new heavy-duty women's line, was recently added to the Gempler's workwear selection to provide female workers with clothing that will stand up to rough conditions. The collection includes jeans, work coats, gloves and more.
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Knife makes the cut
Model 761 Twin Peaks from Buck Knives is compact and lightweight, combines two quality blades along with other essential tools. The full-size drop-point, 2½-in.-long blade is 420HC stainless steel and partially serrated for added cutting power, while the liner-locking blade opens and closes with one hand. For more detailed cutting, a second, smaller 1¾-in. Wharncliffe-shaped blade is made of 420J2 steel.
The knife features a combination bottle opener/screwdriver and convenient corkscrew. Available in blue and black, the closed knife is 4-in. long, weighs 3.5 oz., and is backed by an unconditional lifetime guarantee.
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Mycoplasma bovis approval
Draxxin® Injectable Solution from Pfizer Animal Health has received a control claim from the Food and Drug Administration for Mycoplasma bovis, one of the leading causes of bovine respiratory disease (BRD). The approval makes Draxxin the first antibiotic approved for the treatment and control in cattle at high risk of developing BRD for all of the four major BRD disease pathogens, which also include Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasturella multocida and Histophilus somni.
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Mineral and vitamin resource
Zinpro Corporation has released “Ask Zinpro,” an interactive CD-ROM program that delivers answers to mineral and vitamin questions. Diagnostic data contained in Robert Puls' books on mineral and vitamin levels is now available in interactive, user-friendly searchable form.
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Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is giving away an ultimate workshop valued at more than $17,000. The package includes a welder/generator, welding and plasma cutting power sources, auto-darkening helmet, safety gear, welding accessories and personalized expert training. Participants are also eligible to win 1,300 instant win prizes, including welding and plasma cutting equipment, accessories and gear. Registration ends Dec. 31. www.millerwelds.com/ultimate/
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