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The Association for Specialist Fire Protection has published updated information on the passive fire protection of structural steel. Available in printed or CDRom format, its Fire Protection for Structural Steel in Buildings explains the technical requirements for the fire protection of structural steel.

Tel: 01252 739 142 Fax: 01252 739 140


Shower and bathroom specialist Coram has a range of shower fittings designed to ease installation and ensure non-leak operation. Its Premier range of high-specification shower door and enclosure designs and its Waterguard Showertrays are fully guaranteed against faulty materials and manufacture.

Tel: 01746 766 466 Fax: 01746 764 140 Contact: Peter Dimeloe


Architectural aluminium specialist Technal has launched a new sliding window and balcony door. The high-specification GXi system has been rigorously tested and boasts 41 mm sight lines to maximise light penetration and a 9 mm thermal break.

Tel: 0113 296 1400 Fax: 0113 296 1414 Contact: technical department


Thermal Economics has launched a new floor system that offers a low-cost solution to new part E sound insulation requirements. Its Isosonic Floor system is a combination of decoupling hangers and a 6 mm-thick rubber overlay that provides a direct base for timber, carpet, vinyl and ceramic floor finishes.

Tel: 01582 450 814 Fax: 01582 429 305 Contact: sales department

ARDEX has a protein-free selfsmoothing sub-floor levelling compound ideal for use on screeds and concrete sub-floors.

Ardit E70 is applied in one layer before installing floor finishes.

Tel: 01440 714 939 Fax: 01440703 424 Contact: Harrison Gardner


Acrypol has a roof restoration product that can revitalise pitched roofs and help prolong the life of tiles. Its Nu-Life waterproofing system protects against tile porosity, splitting, cracking and frost damage. It can increase the life expectancy of a roof by up to 20 years.

Tel: 0161 775 0115 Fax: 0161 777 6989


Yeovil-based Cavity Tray has a range of cavity wall waterproofing Multicourse Cavitrays tailored to suit the masonry medium used to construct outer skin. Trays are available to suit block, stone or module height and have a ready-supplied British Standard milled lead flashing.

Tel: 01935 474 769 Fax: 01935 428 223 Contact: John Shillabeer


Manchester-based Advanced Cladding and Insulation has a range of products that comply with the latest building regulations and health and safety requirements. It offers a comprehensive range of roofing and cladding accessories, including triple skin rooflights, sealants and insulation.

Tel: 0800 0159 003 Fax: 0800 0159 290 Contact: sales department


Fosroc has launched four specialist sealants for the construction industry. Marketed under the Nitoseal brand, the range includes two new additions - the MS600 civil engineering sealant for movement joints in both drinking and waste water applications, and the general purpose MS50 sealant.

Tel: 01827 262 222 Fax: 01827 262 444 Contract: Warren Albutt


Hand tool manufacturer Irwin has introduced a new adapter to its Lock N Load power tool accessory range. The adapter has no collar, can be clicked into place, is available in 50, 150 and 300 mm sizes and enables tradesmen to drill through deep wood joints.

Tel: 0114 2519101 Contact: customer service


Specialist Geocel has developed a new applicator gun designed to make applying adhesive, sealants and mastics clean and easy. The Durgun is aimed at professional tradesmen, lasts longer than traditional guns and fits all sizes of cartridges.

Tel: 01752 202 060 Contact: Annette Rikken

Manufacturers, suppliers: Our readers want to know about construction products new to the market. While we cannot guarantee to publish everything 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 on our website, www. cnplus. co. uk