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A series of serrated locking plates has been released by Elesa to support and position heavy equipment. The black nitride stainless steel plates come in four configurations - centre tapped, twin tapped holes, twin scrolls pin or cap screw - and allow simple adjustment to 6 deg angles.

Contact: Marketing Web: www. elesa. co. uk Tel: 01526 322670


Improved through bore and better f low characteristics are promised for a range of White Flexi Hoses (below) from Speedfit. The hoses have multi-layer construction with thermoplastic rubber on the inside to maintain water quality. Lengths of 300 m and 500 m are available in 15 mm and 22 mm diameters, with union nut or appropriately sized Speedfit.

Contact: John Cowling or Tarun Shaunak Tel : 01895 4 49233

A bridge deck gutter system to handle both surface and subsurface water has been developed by Burdens. Also available for surface water, the gutter is made from recyclable material, is chemical-resistant and non-combustible. It meets EN1433 standards.

Contact: Julian Jenkins Tel : 0117 30149 02

Two integrated kerb drainage systems that offer an all-in-one alternative to kerb, gully and drain networks have been launched by maker Charcon. The original Highway product now has compact MiniHighway and Highway Ultra versions. They come in one or two-piece polymer concrete systems for city centres.

Contact: sales Tel: 01335 372222


RAK Ceramics has launched a bathroom suite designed by Laureance LlewelynBowen. It features a close coupled or back-to-thewall WC and basin.

Contact sales Tel: 01730 815507


Schuco has launched an aluminium lift-and-slide door system for vents up to 3 m by 3 m. It has excellent levels of thermal insulation and weather performance and features include insulation glazing rebate gaskets, HI isolators and DGUs up to 52 mm, the firm said. The Royal S 160.HI has a Uw value of 1.5W/m2K.

Contact: marketing department Tel: 019 0 8 282111


A butyl roofing and cladding sealant has been introduced by SFS Intec to meet specifiers' demands for extended warranty periods. There is a 25-year war ranty when it is used with SDFS austenitic stainless steel fasteners.

Contact: Peter Hamby Tel: 0113 2085 500


A variety of coloured or metal plated finishes (below) is available for Nico's Loadpro architectural hinges. The heavy-duty hinges come in but t and lif t-off for timber or composite doors.

Contact: Graham Pateman Tel: 01255 422333

Royde & Tucker's HI-LOAD anti-ligature hinges are designed to prevent self-harm by stopping a ligature being secured over the knuckle or between the door and doorframe. The hinges have chamfered edges and a security faceplate.

Contact: sales Tel: 01372 3718 0 0


A heavy duty polyethylene mesh grid is used as the basis for Trackway, which was developed by Tenax for vehicle temporary load support on grass or hard standing surfaces to prevent damage from heavy vehicles. The temporary road panels, each 1.2 m by 2.05 m and weighing under 10 kg, allow grass to continue growing, the firm said, and support vehicles up to 20 tonnes.

Contact: Lousie Strachan Tel: 01978 6 68163

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