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Brokk Introduces Powerful Brokk 500 Demolition Machine Brokk, the world’s leading man- ufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, introduces the new Brokk 500, which features 40 demonstration of how far we have come in getting the most demoli- tion power possible out of a Brokk Brokk SmartPower™ electrical system, a more powerful breaker, extended reach and industry-leading serviceability. And, it adds a portion Krupicka, Brokk Group CEO. “It is also yet another proof point of percent more demolition power than the Brokk 400 as well as the of good looks to the worksite as well.   Brokk unveiled the Brokk 500 during CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas and at   “The Brokk 500 is a remarkable 20 machine without adding to its size, largely thanks to our new Brokk SmartPower system,” said Martin the resources we invest in product development; the Brokk 500 is the fourth new machine we released in just over a year’s time.”   The new Brokk 500 adds 40 per- cent more breaking power than its predecessor, the Brokk 400. The machine delivers 1,086 foot-pounds New Construction Products • May ‘17 (1,472 joules) with each blow of the 1,510-pound (685-kilogram) Atlas Copco SB 702 hydraulic breaker. On top of that, it adds more length to Brokk’s signature three-part arm system, now reaching 24.3 feet (7.4 meters) vertically and 23 feet (7 meters) horizontally, making it ideal for work where extra reach is important.   Still, the Brokk 500 retains most of the compact proportions of the Brokk 400. Weighing 11,464 pounds (5,200 kilograms), it is only slightly heavier, and the width of the ma- chine is the same. It also is “back-