January 31, 2011 7:00 AM CST
New Masonry Products for January 2011
New masonry products for January 2011.
Fast Set Extreme AdhesiveBonstone
Fast Set Extreme is a structural strength epoxy adhesive for most stone applications involving restoration and the assembly of stone. Fast Set Extreme is ideal for jobsite repairs, and is a cold weather/low temperature adhesive. The product is ideal for anchoring and pinning, re-attaching natural stone, dutchman repairs, retaining wall capping, stone to concrete, monument/column setting, and stone to metal. It is packaged in: 50-, 250- and 600-ml cartridges, plus gallons and pails. Fast Set Extreme is a knife-grade epoxy that releases zero VOCs.
18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless Driver-DrillMakita
La Mirada, Calif.
Makita’s 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless Half-inch Driver-Drill, model LXFD01CW. The drill delivers more power with less weight and improved ergonomics for a range of drilling, driving and fastening tasks. It is powered by a Makita-built, two-piece, four-pole motor with bigger and stronger front-end ball bearings, and heavy gauge copper winding on the armature. The advanced engineering delivers 480 inch-pounds of Max Torque and 290 inch-pounds of PTI Torque for 30 inch-pounds more power than the BDF452HW. The new planetary gear system and transmission have been redesigned for increased durability in a more compact size, so the LXFD01CW is 7/16-inch smaller and weighs only 3.3 pounds.
Diamond Core BitsBraxton-Bragg
XCORES, a line of tile-cutting core bits, work directly with the Rotozip Spiral Saw System. Braxton-Bragg is please to add XCORE bits to its collection of tools and equipment for the stone and tile trade. The XCORE operates at a higher speed, with a vacuum-brazed diamond core that can withstand more heat, and is designed to work dry. This yields a core bit that works 10-times faster and lasts four-times longer than traditional tile hole saws. The fabricator has a team of products custom-made to work perfectly at the jobsite.