New masonry products for July 2012
Brick rules, levels, headsets and more
Pulse II SAE Class I LED BeaconECCO
ECCO’s 7965 Series Pulse II Class I LED beacon combines all the major benefits of the latest LED technology with traditional, strobe-style housing at a price point comparable to a strobe. Available in either five- or seven-inch height profiles, the 7965 is suitable for a wide range of applications in which a high-intensity SAE Class I light is required. The 7965 features 12VDC operation and a Pulse8 flash pattern to produce an attention-getting warning signal. A two-year warranty is included.
Maxi Brick RuleGaines
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Laying maxi bricks has just gotten easier. Gaines Maxi rick Rule is designed to work with Hanson, Brampton and Arriscraft max-sized bricks. Imagine a tape that offers instant calculations. Benefits include a clearly outlined gauging system that offers gauging both linearly and vertically. Gauges soldier exact cuts. Gauge lines run “off” the tape for a more accurate transfer of information. Laborers can stock their own walls accurately. The tape offers a generous, 26-foot x one-inch steel tape, a quality recoil and impact-resistant casing.
POL 10 Optical LevelHilti
The Hilti POL 10 Optical Level has been uniquely designed to tackle elevation tasks such as checking and transferring heights that are required on most construction jobsites. Checking levels when pouring concrete, adjusting formwork, or setting grade stakes are quick and easy with the Hilti POL 10 Optical Level. Accurate compensators and crystal-clear optics provide sharp images, even when reading the staff at long distances. The rugged POL 10 is sure to satisfy the tough demands or weather conditions of the project.
Vehicle Communication System Using Wireless HeadsetsSonetics
Sonetics Corp. has been granted U.S. patent number 8,126,492 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent describes improved vehicle crew communication technology and systems employing multiple wireless headsets, using DECT protocols. The technology allows the use of multiple headsets with a single wireless base station, extends wireless communication range, facilitates full-duplex communication over multiple encrypted links from a single base station, avoids interference between multiple headsets through automatic channel selection, and optimizes noise-cancelling microphone performance for each headset’s digital channel connection.
Sledge Hammers With Unbreakable Handle TechnologyWilton Tools
Wilton Tools’ B.A.S.H. Sledge Hammers with Unbreakable Handle Technology feature a steel core design that prevents breakage during overstrikes, the most common cause of failure in wood and fiberglass handled sledge hammers. B.A.S.H. Sledge Hammers are 400 percent tougher than models with wood or fiberglass handles. To address hammer head dislodgement, the hammers feature a hardened steel safety plate that secures the head with six steel rods. These rods are bound together, locking down the hammer head to eliminate dislodgment and running the entire length of the handle.
Originally published in Masonry magazine.
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