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STRUCTURAL Ward Insulated Panels has introduced a self-coring fastener designed to reduce the installation time of its Topdek insulated single-ply roof panels. Developed with specialist producer SFS intec, the self-drilling, casehardened carbon steel fastener can be inserted into steel sections without pre-drilling.

Tel:019 44 710 591 Contact: Frank Atkinson

PARTITIONS Poole-based manufacturer Invotek is set to introduce a straw-based boarding system to help reduce disposal costs.

Its Invotek Strawboard will be an alternative to traditional plasterboard, the company claims.

Tel: 01202 731 467 Contact: Simon Coleman

HEALTH AND SAFETY Bison Safety Systems has developed a system that can help reduce the number of inju r ies caused by falls from lorry trailers during loading and unloading. The Trailasafe has a demountable series of brackets that are temporarily fixed to trailers and house support arms with mesh spanning between.

Tel : 0845 605 0409 Fax: 01324 633 665 Contact: Graeme Hastie

HARDWARE Dorma has a hinge for glass doors that eliminates the need for a f loor spring. Based on its Arcos range the hinge offers a double action closing function for a range of glass thicknesses and is available in a variety of finishes.

Tel: 01462 477 600 Contact: sales department

SKY LIGHTS Sola Skylights has an accredited f lexible light pipe that allows daylight to pass efficiently through the roof of a building into dark interiors. Its Sky Tunnel system offers a range of optional features including ventilation, double glazing and electric light.

Tel: 01388 778 445 Contact: sales department

FIXINGS Halfen has introduced a system of adjustable curtain wall brackets that enable curtain wall mullions to be fixed safely and accurately.

Manufactured in a range of sizes from zinc-plated steel, the brackets can be adjusted in three directions.

Tel: 08705 316 300 Fax: 08705 316 304 Contact: Wayne Coulter

FLOORING Tremco has developed a range of floor repair systems that can be installed in less than a day. Its Treadfast Fast rak Universal, Unispeed and Uniflow system provide adhesion to a range of flooring substrates including concrete and sand/cement screeds.

Tel: 01753 691 696 Fax: 01753 822 640 Contact: sales department

Wallbarn has extended its range of paving support pads with the int roduct ion of its adjustable units. Able to give a clearance of between 35 mm and 220 mm, its manually adjusted pads are for areas where contractors have to pave to falls.

Tel: 01883 715 983 Fax: 01883 723 670 Contact: Julian Thurbin

SECURITY Specialist producer Challenger Security Products has launched a range of CCTV cameras that incorporate lighting control.

Its four model range includes a working camera with security lighting sensor, dummy camera and sensor, dummy camera and dummy sensor with f lashing light deterrent and a working camera with infra red illumination.

Te l : 0117 973 0028 Contact: sales department

HEATING AND VENTILATION Advanced Ergonomic Technologies has extended it range of underfloor air conditioning systems with the introduction of a Slimline version of its Fresh Air Module. Designed for refurbishment work, its Slimline FAM draws fresh air into a floor void where it is conditioned.

Tel: 01342 310 400 Fax: 01342 310 401 Contact: Glan Blake Thomas n Radiator specialist Stelrad has launched its latest designer radiator range.

Part of its Lifestyle series, the Concord collection includes four models: the Slimline; the Vertical; the Plane; and the Lo-Line.

Tel: 08708 498 056 Fax: 08708 498 058 Contact: sales department

WELDING Murex has launched a range of TIG welding equipment.

The systems include its Tradestig range and the Transtig package of three phase industrial welders.

Te l : 0800 389 3152 Contact: Cheron Robinson

SECURITY Security barrier specialist Frontier Pitts has developed the ATSG-80 sliding gate barrier, which can stop a 7.5-tonne truck travelling at 80 kph.

Tel: 01293 548 301; Fax: 01293 560 650 Contact: sales department