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ACOUSTICS Paroc Panel Systems has launched an interior wall and ceiling panel that can help control noise. Its stainless steel Acoustic panel features a precision engineered perforated steel surface that helps absorb sound.

Tel: 0151 426 6555 Fax: 0151 426 6622 Contact: sales department

CMS Acoustic Systems has a tiling system that conforms to noise insulation requirements. Its Regupol Acousti-Tiles include an underlay, floor and tile adhesives and grout.

Tel : 01925 577 711 Fax: 01925 577 733 Contact: sales department

PIPE FITTINGS Pipe jointing manufacturer Victualic has launched a range of fittings for fire protection systems. Its FireLock series is available in 32-200 mm diameters.

Tel: 01438 741 100 Contact: Mitchell Holmes

HEALTH AND SAFETY Safety and Access Products has an advanced guardrail system to help keep scaffolders safe. Its Protek system enables a single scaffolder to install a permanent double guardrail across a full bay and ensures the installer is protected at all times.

Tel : 0115 979 4523 Contact: sales department

LINTELS Hepworth Building Products has launched a range of products to help install fireplaces. The collection includes concrete corbels, lintels and adaptors for use in flues from 185 mm round to 300 mm square.

Tel: 0870 443 6000 Contact: sales department

WATER PROOFING Oldroyd has extended its range of cavity drainage waterproofing membranes. Its Xv20 membrane has extra large 20 mm-high studs that ensure a high flow capacity behind it. It can be used when waterproofing basements, piled walls, tunnels and as protection against ground gas.

Tel: 01403 210 204 Contact: Hudson Lambert

SECURITY Frontier Pitts has a security bollard that can stop a 7.5-tonne lorry travelling at 80 km/h. Its hydraulic Terra Bollard system is available in a lifted height of 900 mm and is for high-security installations.

Tel: 01293 422 800 Contact: sales department

Kem Edwards has launched a range of non-metallic safety footwear. Lighter and more flexible than traditional metalsoled boots, the range features 200 joule toe protection and an extended midsole that covers the total foot length.

Tel : 01932 754 70 0 Fax: 01932 754 754 Contact: sales department

WATER PROOFING Structural waterproof ing distributor Wallbarn has introduced plastic drainage and waterproofing protection membranes. Its Telfond+ membrane can be fixed without nails or studs.

Tel: 01883 715 983 Contact: Julian Thurbin

SEALANTS Henkel has a range of sealing cords that can withstand temperatures as high as 150 deg C. Its Loctite 55 cord is for use on pipes manufactured using most materials including plastics, cast iron, copper and steel.

Tel: 01442 278 000 Fax: 01442 278 071 Contact: sales department

VENTILATION Chester-based manufacturer and installer Bovema UK has launched a range of low-cost, low-profile dome lights. Available in a variety of colours, its Ventlight features a hinged dome to allow day-to-day ventilation and can opens to a maximum of 300, 500 or 700 mm, depending on the control system.

Tel: 01244 400 401 Fax: 01244 400 402 Contact: sales department

FLOORING Ardex has extended its Arditex range of latex levelling compounds. Its NA and RS2 boast improved f low and water-resistance.

Tel: 01440 714 939 Fax: 01440 716 640 Contact: Hannah MacLellan