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TESTING Bosch has a materials location device that can detect sub-surface metal, wiring and wood. Its DMF 10 Zoom can locate rebar, pipes and timber substructures and sounds an alert when an object is located.

Tel: 01895 838 782 Contact: sales department n Eckel Noise Control Technologies has launched its latest noise monitoring system.The Nor-132 kit has been developed specifically for noise at work monitoring. It is a real-time system that includes the calibrator, download cable, software and carry case.

Tel: 01276 471 199 Fax: 01276 453 333 Contact: Brian Harris DOORS AND WINDOWS Door manufacturer Jeld-wen has a range of solid core and moulded panel doors available as FD30 and FD60 fire doors. Its FD30 and FD60 doorsets have also been developed to resist the passage of sound.

Tel: 0870 126 0000 Contact: sales department nSFS Intec has launched an adjustable hinge for PVC-U doors. Its new Dynamic 2D hinge is suited to the retail domestic market, is available in numerous colour finishes and is able to withstand a force of 9 kN.

Tel: 0113 208 5500 Contact: Nigel Wood n ISS Windows has an integrated roller shutter window for replacing windows in site offices and jackleg buildings to boost security.The system fits flush to the outside of the building and includes a double glazed window unit with a tilt and turn mechanism.

Tel: 01509 853 331 Fax: 01509 853 221 Contact: sales department n Vistamatic has launched blackout panels for use in laboratories in educational and research establishments.The panels provide a simple and practical solution to ensure against unwanted light entering the room.

Tel: 020 8500 2200 Fax: 020 8559 8584 Contact: John Nerden LADDERS Zarges has a range of extension ladders that feature rung locks to help them comply with work at height regulations.

Its D-Rung range of ladders carries the British Standard Kitemark and the sliding rung locking mechanism prevents the different parts of the ladder slipping during use.

Tel: 01908 641 118 Fax: 01908 648 176 Contact: sales department INSULATION Knauf Insulation has launched a multipurpose rock mineral wool insulation slab. Available in one size and four thicknesses, Rocksilk Flexible Slab boasts good thermal, acoustic and fireprotection insulation properties.

Tel: 01270 824 024 Contact: enquiries PLUMBING Reliance Water Controls has launched a thermostatic valve used for automatically balancing hot water circulation systems. Its Multi-Therm valve regulates water temperature to within 2 deg C of any level selected.

Tel: 01386 47148 Fax: 01386 47028 Contact: sales department STRUCTURAL Access Technologies has a clamp system that eliminates the need for onsite welding or drilling of secondary steelwork to primary steel. Its BeamClamp system guarantees working loads with a high factor of safety and is made of ductile iron.

Tel: 01952 270 600 Fax: 01952 277 778 Contact: sales department DRY LINING Dry lining specialist Xella has developed a single stud separating wall system that boasts good acoustic insulation. Its 1S31W system combines its Fermacell fibre-reinforced gypsum board and the Maxi SCW acoustic studding from Protektor to meet the requirements of building regulations Part E.

Tel: 0870 609 0306 Fax: 0870 240 2948 Contact: Robert Hunt CABLING Cablofil has an innovative self-contained fire stop protection system for data communications cabling and low voltage wiring networks. Its EZPath system enables cables to be added or removed without the need for additional fire stopping.

Tel: 01352 732 020 Fax: 01352 736 070 Contact: sales department PLUMBING Hepworth Plumbing Products has extended its flexible push-fit plumbing system.

Its new demountable stop end is the latest addition to its Hep2O system provides a permanent, yet removable seal at the end of a pipe run.

Tel: 01226 763 561 Contact: sales department