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UAP has launched a range of fire check letter plates and door viewers with a 60 minute fire rating. Its Salamander range is supplied with intumescent material that expands against the heat from the fire and has a 10-year guarantee.

Tel: 0161 763 5290 Fax: 0161 763 6726 Contact sales department


The Packaging Company (Exeter) has a floor protection system to help avoid damage to floors from materials during building work. Its Packexe Floor Protector is a durable, self adhesive film that fixes to a variety of surfaces.

Tel: 01392 438 191 Contact: Abigail Hart


Heating and plumbing specialist IPPEC has launched a system of lightweight preinsulated plastic pipes. Its Insupex pipes are joint free, can be ordered to specific lengths and are available in a range of diameters.

Tel: 0121 622 4333 Fax: 0121 622 5768 Contact: sales department

Hepworth Plumbing Products has extended its flexible push fit plumbing system with a demountable stop end. Part of its Hep2O range, the stop end is suitable for use with both flexible systems and rigid copper pipe systems.

Tel: 01226 763 561 Contact: sales department


Drainage product supplier Clark-Drain has introduced its latest thermoplastic linear drainage channel for driveways and patios.

Manufactured using tough recycled thermoplastic its 422 Series channel is easily installed and features a new mesh grating to help prevent blockages.

Tel: 01733 765 317 Fax: 01733 246 923 Contact: sales department


Marley Roofing has extended its range of accessories with the introduction of its dry fix hip system. Its HipFast system offers an alternative to mortar bedded hips, is weatherproof, maintenance free and quick and easy to install.

Tel: 08705 626 400 Contact: customer services

Degussa Construction Chemicals has introduced two coatings for concrete, clay and synthetic slate tiles and fibrous cement boards.

Available in 16 colours, its Relius Roof Acryl and Relius Roof Flex are water based, UV stable and vapour permeable.

Tel: 0161 794 7411 Fax: 01264 333 433 Contact: Graham Barrett


James Thomas has introduced its PixelBrick architectural lighting. It is available in two models, an indoor IP42 housing and an IP65 outdoor housing, consumes 48 W at full power and can be used on curves, angles and corners.

Tel: 019 05 363 600 Contact: sales department


Specialist producer Vandex has a waterproofing construction joint tape that can be easily applied over concrete joints. Vandex Construction Joint Tape is a synthetic rubber strip covered with alkali-resistant polyester fabric mat that is applied to joints up to 5 mm wide.

Tel: 01403 210 204 Fax: 01403 217 529 Contact: sales department

Ancon has launched a gauge tape to help bricklayers accurately lay masonry courses. Manufactured using high quality laminated film and available in 33 m rolls, its Ancon Gauge Tape features the standard 225 mm brick and block gauge and clearly illustrates the fixing position of frame cramps.

Tel: 0114 275 5224 Fax: 0114 276 8543 Contact: sales department


Sealant and adhesive applicator specialist PC Cox has rebranded its single component applicator range. The series includes Easif low for low viscosity materials, Powerf low for medium to high viscosity materials and Ultraf low for very high viscosity materials.

Tel: 01635 264 500 Fax: 01635 264 555 Contact: sales department


Aluminium framing system supplier Kawneer has launched its AA4001 framing system. It is designed for use on school projects but is also ideal on all refurbishment projects including hospitals and health centres.

Tel: 01928 502 500 Fax: 01928 502 501 Contact: sales department


Utility knife manufacturer Lenox has introduced its Lenox Gold range of knives. Each knife features its virtually unbreakable titanium coated Bi-metal Lenox Gold blades with a durable edge, honed for maximum sharpness for roofing, flooring and insulation work.

Tel: 0114 251 9101 Fax: 0114 243 4302 Contact: customer services

Manufacturers, suppliers: Our readers want to know about construction products new to the market. While we cannot guarantee to publish every thing we receive, we would like to hear if you have a new product of interest to the industry.

Please send brief details to: In Stock, Construction News, 151 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4GB; fax: 020 7505 6867; email: paul. thompson@construct. emap. com Further information on new construction products is available at our website: www. cnplus. co. uk