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HEATING Jaga Heating Products has increased its range of finishes for its wooden radiator system.The Knockonwood radiator is now available in ten wood finishes including mahogany, bleached oak, walnut and bleached beech.

Tel: 01531 631 533 Fax: 01531 631 534 Contact: sales department FITTINGS Shower valve manufacturer Intatec has a range of shower valves accredited for domestic installation and high risk applications. Its Intaflo valves (above) operate on all hot water systems, high or low pressure, and are available as a surface mounted valve or a concealed fitting.

Tel: 01889 207 200 Contact: sales department SURVEYING Leica Geosystems has a new excavator system that can help operators dig rapidly and accurately.The MC200 digger uses a laser transmitter in combination with a laser catcher to give constant grade regardless of the height of the excavator itself.

Tel: 01908 246 260 Fax: 01908 234 386 Contact: Carla Lyons-Davis ROOFING Panel manufacturer Ward Insulated Panels has extended it range of single ply roofing options. Its Topfoil system includes a metal deck with an integral foil faced insulation layer, provides good air leakage performance and has been fire tested to current regulations.

Tel: 01944 710 591 Fax: 01944 710 555 Contact: Frank Atkinson nMarley Roofing has a range of durable tiles for angled and pitched roofs. Its Plain Tiles include four ranges in a variety of colours and textures.

Tel: 08705 626 400 Contact: customer services DRY LINING Acoustic specialist Sound Absorption UK has developed a new render board manufactured from recycled glass. Its Quietstone Render Board is lightweight, easy to cut and available in 25 or 50 mm thickness'.

Tel: 01625 425 533 Contact: Roland Phillips WALL TILES ACS Stainless Steel Fixings has launched a robust system for fixing brickwork to steel stud frames. Its 25/15 Frame Fix Channel ties masonry cladding back to steel frame structures and can be fixed quickly on site.

Tel: 0870 850 8060 Fax: 0113 391 8209 Contact: Kevin Jagg PIPES AND DRAINAGE Philmac has extended its range of fittings for jointing metric to imperial pipework. Its Imperial OD fitting is a single dedicated fitting designed to simplify the connection procedures for polyethylene or alkathene pipes in any imperial sizes.

Tel: 01543 279 909 Fax: 01543 279 450 Contact: sales department nDurapipe has launched a new ball valve ideal for chilled water isolation. Its Durapipe EV Ball Valve is available in a range of sizes and is double-union ended for immediate installation.

Tel: 01543 279 909 Fax: 01543 279 450 Contact: sales department nHepworth Plumbing Products has developed a specially designed clamp that helps dispose of condensate from condensing boilers.

Its connection system allows condensate to be dispersed from the overflow pipe into the waste pipes.

Tel: 01709 856 408 Contact: sales department HEALTH AND SAFETY Specialist producer Draeger Safety has an alcohol breath test system for plant and machinery operators. Its Draeger Alcotest 7410 has a low blowing resistance and quickly indicates the measurement on a clear, easy to read LCD panel.

Tel: 01670 352 891 Fax: 01670 356 266 Contact: Richard Beckwith COATINGS Akzo Nobel has relaunched its Crown Trade Woodcare range with the introduction of eight new coatings.The range includes Woodstain Finishcoat, Quick Dry Woodstain, Exterior and Interior varnish.

Tel: 0870 241 6457 Contact: technical enquiries HARDWARE Elesa has a range of quality designed adjustable clamping handles. Its ERX clamping handles boast a push button action and are ideal for use in confined spaces.

Tel: 01526 322 670 Fax: 01526 322 669 Contact: sales department