Lafarge Roofing has unveiled its latest natural clay tile.
The Rosemary Craftsman has all the variable length, size variation and twist characteristics expected of a traditional hand-made tile and is produced using selected clays with coarse textured surfaces.
Tel: 08705 601 000 Fax: 08705 642 742 Contact: sales department
Birchwood has extended its range of essential site equipment with the introduction of the Power Pod power transformer. With a 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 have a 10 mm shank and are designed for wet use to prolong life.
Tel: 015395 67957 Fax: 015395 66990 Contact: Chris Crorie
BRICKS AND CLADDING
Innovative building product specialist Banbury has unveiled its latest solution for wall construction and perfectly reproduced traditional brickwork. Its easy-to-fit, durable and weatherproof brickwork sheets are designed for cladding buildings, restoration work and can be used as internal wall features.
Tel: 01380 830 109 Fax: 01380 830 070 Contact: John Banbury
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Draeger has a personal gas monitor than can detect explosive gases and vapours for up to 120 days. Its mobile, easy-to-use X-am 1100 Personal Air Monitor is the same size as a mobile phone, maintenance-free and detects gases including diesel fumes, oxygen, carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulphide.
Tel: 01670 352 891 Fax: 01670 356 266 Contact: Danielle Smith
Safety specialist manufacturer Bacou-Dalloz has launched a range of safety spectacles. Its Metalite sunglasses feature springhinged f lexible templates and a soft nose bridge and are available in three lens tints.
Tel: 01256 693 200 Fax: 01256 693 300 Contact: sales department
Terram has launched two products to combat problems caused by tree roots. Its Terram Root-Guard Plus and Terram Root-Guard use geotextiles and plastics to prevent root penetration.
Tel: 01495 757 722 Contact: sales department
Dimplex has added to its unvented water storage range with larger vessels. Now available in a compact 7 litres to a mid-sized 75 litres, its SU and SUTP range are made using durable stainless steel.
Tel: 0870 720 0 036 Fax: 0870 727 0114 Contact: sales department
DOORS AND WINDOWS
Schuco International has launched the e-drive motorised system for large sliding and lift-and-slide glazing units. The motor can move sliding leaves weighing up to 250 Kg.
Tel: 01908 282 111 Contact: marketing department
HEATING AND VENTILATION
Monodraught is set to unveil its Heat Harvester system this month. The device could help cut heating bills by 50 per cent and is designed to redirect warm air to f loor level.
Tel: 01494 807 700 Fax: 01494 532 465 Contact: sales department
Chatsworth Heating has launched the Euro-4 electric panel heater for the new build market. It features a frost protection mode.
Tel: 01276 605 880 Contact: David Rumble
BRICKS AND CLADDING
Ibstock has launched a cladding system that is easy to install and features a wide range of colour finishes. Its Elementix rainscreen system features ceramic glazed finishes with high resistance to frost and low water absorption.
Tel: 0870 9 03 4 030 Contact: sales department
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