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PAVING Aco Technologies has developed a road kerbing system a quarter of the weight of a traditional kerb.

Manufactured using polymer concrete, the LightWeight Kerb weighs 16 kg compared to the 60 kg of a traditional kerb but is said to boast a similar performance to heavier kerb stones.

Tel: 01462 816 666 Fax: 01462 815 895 Contact: Lisa Young

ADHESIVES Bostik has launched a nonf lammable spray adhesive for bonding a variety of materials to wood, metal, concrete, brick and glass. Its 17 kg EvoStik Portable Spray Adhesive is supplied in an easily carried and disposable canister, connected to a reusable hose and spray gun.

Tel: 01785 272 727 Fax: 01785 257 898 Contact: Richard Sellman

FLOORING Gerf lor has extended its Ta r a f lex r ange of i ndoo r sports f looring with the launch of two systems. Its Sport M Plus and Sports Performance Plus systems have dual density foam backings and improved shock absorption ratings and boast a 2 mm polish free surface treatment to help reduce maintenance costs.

Tel: 01926 401 500 Contact: Hazel Cook

HEATING Suncrest has extended its Spectraf lare fireplace collection with the introduction of its Manhattan electric f ire suite. Available in a range of finishes the adjustable system boasts remote control as standard on 1 kW and 2 kW heat settings.

Te l : 0191 301 20 86 Contact: marketing department n Underf loor heating (above) manufacturer IPPEC has enhanced its Pexatherm-e electric heating system with the introduction of thermostat technology. It has launched high capacity thermostats with remote sensors that can be used in bathrooms alongside a low voltage sensor for added safety.

Tel: 0121 622 4333 Fax: 0121 622 5768 Contact: sales department n Dimplex has launched a range of electronic panel heaters. The six model EPX range is suitable for use in either panel only installations or as a supplement to its DuoHeat radiators and have outputs from 0.5 kW to 2 kW.

Te l : 0 870 720 0 036 Fax: 0870 727 0114 Contact: sales department

LIGHTING Lighting specialist Fagerhult has extended its portfolio with the launch of a new downlight range. Its Pleaid G2 range is designed to speed up installation time and features self-aligning clips and detachable gearboxes.

Te l : 020 74 03 4123 Contact: Scott Allen

ROOFING Ward In su la ted Pane l s ha s launched a plastic roof light system for use on industrial and commercial buildings.

The IP1000PC polycarbonate roof light is UV resistant, has a life expectancy of 25 years, is simple to install and conforms to the latest safety regulations.

Tel: 01944 710 591 Fax: 01944 711 140 Contact: Frank Atkinson

INSULATION Knauf Insulation is to launch two new products to help contractors meet energy efficiency targets. Its DriTherm 32 and DriTherm 34 glass and rock mineral wool full-fill cavity wall products will help builders meet the demands of the Building Regulations Part L.

Tel: 01270 824 024 Contact: enquiries

STRUCTURAL Masonry support manufacturer ACS Building Products has developed a heavy duty bracket for the support of brickwork.

Its Alpha Bracket could shave 10 per cent from the number of traditional bracket supports required.

Te l : 0 870 850 0 86 0 Contact: Tony Higson

HARDWARE Window hinge producer Nico Manufacturing has extended its choice of finishes for its friction hinges and locking devices. Its Supercoat 500 gives a bright silver finish and improved protection against corrosion.

Tel: 01255 422 333 Fax: 01255 432 909 Contact: Graham Pateman

HEALTH AND SAFETY Dickies has extended its range of high visibility work clothes with the launch of four new products. The high visibility f leece, executive jacket, bomber jacket and coverall meet all current safety requirements.

Tel: 01761 410 041 Contact: sales department

TOOLS Hand and power tool accessory manufacturer Irwin Tools has introduced a saw designed to give operatives optimum cutting performance. Its XPERT saw has a 1 mm thick blade for maximum stability, plus high performance cutting teeth.

Te l : 0114 251 4302 Fax: 0114 243 4302 Contact: sales department