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PLUMBING AND DRAINAGE Clark-Drain has introduced a heavy duty manhole cover and frame for the construction and civil engineering industries.Manufactured using ductile iron, its High Max system is available with hinge and integrated locking features.

Tel: 01733 765 316 Fax: 01733 246 920 Contact: civils division nHepworth Plumbing Products has added service valves to its Hep2O pushfit plumbing system. Both straight and angled valves have been added to its existing range of shut off/appliance valves and tap connectors.

Tel: 01709 856 408 Contact: marketing department nGPS has shipped stopcocks for its Protecta-Line water system for contaminated land.The valves are available in 25 mm and 32 mm sizes and boast a conventional cast body and compression nuts.

Tel: 01543 279 909 Fax: 01543 279 450 Contact: Nicola Grimsley nDurapipe has added two larger sizes to its Friatherm hot and cold water system.

The new 110 mm and 160 mm pipes and fittings include elbows, tees, sockets, reducers and flange assemblies.

Tel: 01543 279 909 Fax: 01543 279 450 Contact: enquiries nACO Build has launched two threshold drainage systems that help buildings comply with the new access regulations.

Its PatioDrain and DoorWayDrain slot in front of entrances and can be used with any paviour up to 65 mm deep.

Tel: 01462 816 666 Contact: Joe Bordass HEALTH AND SAFETY Personal protection equipment manufacturer Bacou-Dalloz has a robust range of composite retractable lifelines.

Its Falcon Self Retracting Lifeline features corrosion resistant stainless steel and aluminium internal components.

Tel: 01256 693 200 Fax: 01256 693 300 Contact: Sarah Croker SEALANTS Dow Corning has launched a fast cure silicone sealant specifically designed for the fabrication of insulating glazing units. Its 3540 Fast Cure Silicone Sealant has high UV and weathering resistance, low shrinkage and 'excellent' adhesion to glass.

Tel: 01676 528 000 Fax: 01676 528 001 Contact: Jane Pfeil ADHESIVES AND GROUTS Tamworth-based Instarmac has redesigned the packaging for its Ultra range of wall tile adhesives.

Recommended for interior use the range includes adhesives for fixing ceramic, glass and mosaic tiles to most substrates.

Tel: 01827 872 244 Fax: 01827 874 466 Contact: sales department HEALTH AND SAFETY Adaptaflex has introduced a range of underground services warning tape for use in marking utility installations and services. Its long lasting tape is available as a 200 mm wide mesh in eight highvisibility colours to mark specific services.

Tel: 01675 468 222 Fax: 01675 464 930 Contact: sales department MORTAR Brick manufacturer Baggeridge and materials producer Tecroc have developed a dry bagged mortar and pumping system for use with its Corium brick cladding system. Used simultaneously by two installers its Corfix mortar range is gun applied and includes selected cements, hydrated lime and high-quality silica sands.

Tel: 01902 880 555 Fax: 01902 880 432 Contact: Alison Adderley DRILLS Manufacturer Toolgal has launched a range of core drills aimed at the professional diamond driller. Its 9FR-E is available in all common stitch drilling diameters and gives fast cutting performance in heavy flint concrete.

Tel: 0845 193 1322 Contact: Chris Bird FIXINGS ITW Construction Products has introduced corrosion resistant galvanised nails (right).The coating on the Galv-Plus nails contains 5 per cent aluminium, is more than twice the thickness of traditional galvanised nails and boasts a higher zinc content than its competitors.

Tel: 01293 523 372 Contact: Claire Wing PLUMBING Pipeline and heating solutions specialist BSS Industrial has introduced a range of mixing valves developed to comply with water temperature safety guidelines. Its TMV3 failsafe thermostatic mixing valves range includes 15 mm and 22 mm compression fittings with straight and angled options.

Tel: 0870 112 1597 Contact: technical services