New Products Found at LDI 2010 - Tomcat Curtain Track Truss

Tomcat Curtain Track Truss

Tomcat displayed some new products at its booth, including the Curtain Track Truss and the QU Truss Series.

Tomcat's new Curtain Track Truss has the following features: An integrated track which accepts readily available carriers, includes self aligning connection plates, and its 2” members accept commonly used mounting hardware. It also offers a single and double track configuration with a 30' span UDL capacity of 1,000 lbs., is available curved or straight, and is perfect for walk-along curtains or screens.

Also launched, were the QU Truss Series that feature simple, tool-free connections, fast assembly and disassembly, and multiple configurations. The products were designed for specific applications including exhibits, audiovisual equipment support, ballroom/conference environments and soft goods support. The QU Truss Series includes two news products: the QU-212 Batten Ladder has a 20' span UDL capacity of 1,000 lbs., 4” wide top chord for stability, and requires minimal truck/storage space with the availability of storage carts. The QU-312 Triangle Truss with 840 lbs. UDL over a 30' span, and 400 lbs UDL over a 40' span also has the availability of storage carts.

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I would love to hear from LDI 2010 attendees on what they thought about new products at the show. You can feel free to drop me an e-mail at or tweet me at and tell me what you've discovered.

Michael S. Eddy owns Eddy Marketing & Consulting, which handles marketing, media relations, and events. He also freelances as a writer on design and technology. He can be reached at He has worked in the entertainment technology industry for over 25 years with ETC, Rosco, Barbizon and Kliegl Bros. as well as being a lighting designer and technical editor.

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