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TOOLS Engex has launched a range of fibreglass step ladders designed for electrical contractors.

Its four-strong fibreglass ladder range complies with European design standards and is proven to be nonconductive at 30,000 V.

Tel : 0117 973 0 028 Contact: sales department

Makita has expanded its range of power tools with anti-vibration features. Its 2,400 Watt 180 mm and 230 mm angle grinders have vibration quashing handles and rubber dampers that help absorb vibration before it reaches the grip area.

Tel: 01908 211 678 Fax: 01908 211 400 Contact: sales department

Birchwood has extended its range of essential site equipment with the introduction of the Power Pod power transformer.

With a tough, durable polycarbonate casing featuring a lifting handle and illuminated power indicators, the power distribution cable is available in 1.25, 3.3 and 5 kVA versions.

Tel: 0115 938 9000 Contact: sales department

Diamond tool specialist Encore has developed a range of small non-core diamond bits for drilling through tiles or granite.

Available in 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10 mm diameters, the bits boast a 10 mm shank and are designed for wet use to prolong life.

Tel : 015395 67957 Fax: 015395 66990 Contact: Chris Crorie

SURVEYING Asset investigation specialist Future Amtec has an innovative television inspection system that allows lateral sewer connections to be inspected from the mainline pipe. Manufactured by German company Rico, the Lateral Inspection System boasts a full colour pan and tilt system that can survey 500 linear m from a single access point.

Tel: 01772 654 655 Contact: Paul Latus

WORKWEAR Manufacturer Scruffs has launched a body warmer for site staff.

Manufactured from polyamide it features storm proof zip flaps, wind cheat collars, phone cable management systems and integral drawstring adjusters.

Tel: 0115 938 9000 Fax: 0115 938 9010 Contact: sales department

HEALTH AND SAFETY Safety specialist manufacturer Bacou-Dalloz has launched a range of safety glasses. Its Metalite safety sunglasses feature spring-hinged flexible templates, a soft nose bridge and are available in three lens tints.

Tel: 01256 693 200 Fax: 01256 693 300 Contact: sales department

GEOTEXTILES Terram has launched the Terram Root -Guard Plus and Terram Root-Guard geotextiles and plastics, which provide a barrier against root penetration.

Tel: 01495 757 722 Contact: sales department

STRUCTURAL Subframes UK has a range cavity closures, brickwork formers and window installation systems. Its fully welded frames and closers can close any cavity between 50 and 250 mm.

Tel: 01773 590 100 Fax: 01773 590 200 Contact: sales department

LANDSCAPING Product manufacturer Marshalls has introduced three products to its natural stone range. The shot-blast finished, fine-grained hard sandstones in its collection include the buff-coloured Victorian Gold stone, the grey through to buff Elizabethan Mixture and the Jacobean Black.

Tel : 0 870 411 226 6 Contact: sales department

HEATING AND VENTILATION Greenwood Airvac has launched its latest compact heat recovery system.

Designed for use in dwellings up to 100 sq m and featuring a simple LCD display, its Fusion system can recover two thirds of the heat lost by the average UK home.

Tel: 01903 771 021 Contact: sales department

Broag has extended its Reneha Avanta Plus range with the domestic 18 V highefficiency condensing heating boiler. It weighs 20 kg and is 600 mm high, 400 mm wide and 290 mm deep.

Tel: 0118 978 3434 Fax: 0118 978 6977 Contact: sales department

PUMPS Manufacturer ITT Flygt has launched its latest series of heavy-duty submersible dewatering pumps. The six strong 2600 Series range is suitable for most dewatering applications and comes with motor sizes of 1 to 18 kW and output f lows of between 36 cu m per hour and 324 cu m per hour.

Te l : 0115 9 4 0 0111 Fax: 0115 940 0444 Contact: Simon Jones