December 19, 2009 9:00 AM CST
New Masonry Products for December 2009
AS170 Brick and Mortar SawArbortech
Arbortech’s new AS170 Brick and Mortar Saw has the unique ability to cut squarely, deeply and safely. It comes with innovative design features, including a completely new, dust-resistant motor. The only small, inherently safe, handheld brick-and-mortar saw on the market, the patented cutting action means virtually no fly dust, improved reliability, faster cutting speed, and durability in the toughest work environments. It is ideal for mortar and housing repairs, where dry, accurate cutting is a necessity.
Line of 18V Bare ToolsDEWALT
DEWALT has launched a line of bare tools (batteries and chargers sold separately) that will offer end-users the convenience to choose the product they need to complete nearly any task. DEWALT users will be able to purchase single tools, combo kits, and bare tools as well as batteries and chargers, for optimal flexibility. With more than 59 million batteries in the field and the largest 18-volt platform in the industry, DEWALT offers a line that will make it easy for professionals to add to their existing DEWALT 18-volt cordless systems.
Outer Layer JacketErgodyne
St. Paul, Minn.
Ergodyne is expanding its CORE Performance Work WearT line to include two new outer-layer garments. The garments, a thermal-weight jacket (model 6465) and thermal-weight vest (model 6463), are designed to provide workers with a breathable first layer of defense against cold and wind.
E-Line Saddle BoxKnaack L.L.C.
Crystal Lake, Ill.
Knaack L.L.C. and WEATHER GUARD Products have a new E-Line Model 143 Saddle Box truck box. The Model 143 is secure, durable and convenient to use. It is protected against break-ins with a secure locking system and a tamper-resistant, full-length, piano-style hinge. The 143 also features Easy Find organization with a removable tool box and lift-out tote tray. The saddle box’s sturdy, heavy-duty construction features a reinforced aluminum diamond-plate body with an automotive-grade, baked-on powder-coat finish for years of attractive appearance.
Universal Line HolderUniversal Line Holder
The Universal Line Holder come packaged in pairs and will instantly fit four-, six-, eight-, 10-, and 12-inch blocks, as well as various types of bricks. No more loose lines, no adjusting cumbersome sliding guides, and no wing nuts to tighten. A tighter line makes a truer wall, no matter what type of block or brick you’re laying. The Universal Line Holder has a compact design and is built to last, made from a single piece of extruded aluminum.
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