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PRECAST Reinforced precast concrete pile producer Centrum Pile has added to its range of square-section piles with a 400 mm square cross-section product.

Tel : 01636 615 700 Fax: 01636 615 701 Contact: Terry Bolsher

WINDOWS Ventilation specialist Passivent has extended its trickle vent painting facility to include the entire window. It can now colour PVCu windows to any specified pigment and ensures trickle vents can blend in with the window frame.

Tel : 0161 962 7113 Fax: 0161 905 2085 Contact: sales department

HEALTH AND SAFETY Cranford Controls has introduced 12 V versions of its Vantage alarm systems.

The range includes two stage sounders with 32 selectable tones and beacons with red, amber or clear lenses that can be hard wired to give either 0.7 W or 0.4 W output.

Tel: 01420 592 444 Fax: 01420 592 445 Contact: Kay Newman

FLOORING Ardex has introduced the R 40 E resin industrial floor coating. The solventfree epoxy resin coating is easy to apply, provides a gloss, easily cleaned finish in a range of colours and is supplied in pre-measured packs for ease of use.

Tel : 014 4 0714 939 Contact: sales department

GROUND REINFORCEMET Ecogrid has a recycled plastic ground reinforcement system that will help stop soil creep and ground rutting. Its interlocking tile system can be laid on top of the ground or below the surface. It is filled with stone or seeded, is available in three sizes and has a 450 tonne/m sq capacity.

Tel: 01928 513 650 Fax: 01928 513 652 Contact: Nicola Randles

TOOLS Tool distributor Rollins & Sons has the latest Channellock Tongue and Groove pliers. Available in three different sizes the pliers feature right-angled teeth for maximum gripping power and comfort grips.

Tel : 01279 4 01 570 Contact: sales department

Ridge Tool has launched an Underground Services Locator that combines a visual mapping display with audio signals to accurately interpret location. Radio signals from the device pick up information on the location of underground services.

Tel: 01462 485 335 Fax: 01462 485 315 Contact: sales department

Makita has launched a power washer range (above) for cleaning site vehicles. Its HW130 and HW131 deliver 130 bar pressure, are powered by 2.1 kW and 2.2 kW industrial motors and feature an easy grip lance with adjustable volume control.

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

Sealant and adhesive applicator specialist PC Cox has launched its latest battery-powered twin component dispenser gun. Its Powerpush 7000 (above) dispenses highviscosity two-component reactive materials with a variable speed control.

Tel: 01635 264 510 Contact: sales department

LANDSCAPING Building and landscaping product producer Brett has extended its decorative paving range. The specialist has introduced Slate Circle patio production kits in a range of sizes up to 2.6 m in diameter, and various colours.

Tel: 01634 222 188 Contact: sales department

INSULATION Springvale EPS has introduced an improved version of its Floorshield insulation board that could help designers meet thermal targets. Its Platinum Floorshield is a rigid insulation panel available in a range of thicknesses to 100 mm and in board dimensions of 2.4 x 1.2 m.

Tel : 0191 217 114 4 Fax: 0191 217 1212 Contact: Judith Hampton

HEALTH AND SAFETY Crowcon has a new gas detector that can monitor the presence of up to four gases at a time. Its Detective Plus free-standing gas detector includes a 104 dBA warning siren, high intensity LED beacons, a sturdy tripod stand, a sealed 6 V battery and an integral safety cage should the unit be overturned.

Te l : 01235 557 70 0 Fax: 01235 557 733 Contact: David Riddle