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SERVICES Thomas & Betts has launched a system for suspending HVAC, electrical and mechanical services from ceilings. Its fast lock system suspends ducts, pipes, cable trays and fans using steel wire rope and self-fastening locks.

Tel: 0115 964 3820 Fax: 0115 986 0071 Contact: sales department INSULATION Polystyrene foam producer BASF has a material approved for use as load bearing thermal insulation under foundation slabs. Its Styrodur 3035 CS, 4000 CS and 5000 CS has high thermal insulation and compressive strength and can also be used as roof insulation.

Tel: 0161 488 5616 Fax: 0161 488 4133 Contact: sales department HEALTH & SAFETY Software design specialist Easy Price Pro has developed a program that makes the task of complying with health and safety regulations easier. Its Health and Safety Plus program will generate all the documentation needed for a project including a health and safety policy, risk assessments and method statements.

Tel: 08456 589 626 Fax: 01359 251 854 Contact: sales department nAico has introduced a fire protection gasket for plug and switch boxes. Its Firecap intumescent gaskets offer 60 minute protection and have been designed to comply with the latest building regulations.

Tel: 08707 584 001 Fax: 08707 584 011 Contact: sales department nSafety footwear manufacturer Jallatte has a range of boots (above) that provide increased protection against winter hazards.The boots feature isothermal fur linings, steel toe caps and thick leather uppers.

Tel: 01827 831 260 Contact: sales department TOOLS Rollins has a range of brickworking tools with a soft grip designed to mould to the users hand. Its Soft Touch range includes pointing, finishing and gauging trowels.

Tel: 01279 401 570 Fax: 01279 401 580 Contact: sales department nPC Cox has a range of two component sealant and adhesive guns to ease application. Its range includes manual and pneumatic two component or bimixer applicators for use with cartridges and its CBM 310XS and CBA 310S guns for applying sachet packed materials.

Tel: 01635 264 500 Fax: 01635 264 555 Contact: sales department nIrwin Industrial Tool has launched a range of straight line laser tools as an alternative to the traditional plumbline.

Its LLG30 and LLG120 Laser Line Generators can be fixed to most surfaces and be rotated through 360 deg.

Tel: 0114 251 9101 Fax: 0114 243 4302 Contact: sales department HEATING Scott Products has launched a range of infrared, energy efficient outdoor and workplace heaters. Its Heliosa heaters emit shortwave infrared signals that are more efficient than conventional halogen units.

Tel: 01606 837 787 Fax: 01606 837 757 Contact: Kath Darlington PLUMBING & DRAINAGE Marley has extended its range of highway drainage pipes with the introduction of three new diameters.

Manufactured in black HDPE plastic its structured wall Marley Quantum pipes are available in 400, 500 and 700 mm diameters.

Tel: 01622 852 585 Fax: 01622 858 725 Contact: sales department ROOFING Tile specialist Russell Roof Tiles has launched a low profile ridge and hip tile for use where a more streamlined roof is required. Its Multi-Ridge tile is suitable for use with mortar bedding and is compatible with other manufacturers' dry ridge and hip systems.

Tel: 01283 517 070 Fax: 01283 516 290 Contact: sales department