May 31, 2010 7:00 AM CDT
New Masonry Products for May 2010
CHOMP! Pull It Out Concrete Stain RemoverEnvironmental Solutions International
CHOMP! Pull It Out Concrete Stain Remover is a powerful, water-based cleaning solution that removes oil and grease stains commonly found on driveways and garage floors. The stain-removing solution is bleach-free, acidfree, phosphate-free and biodegradable, helping address problem spills. It maintains the appearance and value of your home, garage and driveway in a smart and safe way. The solution eliminates any oil- or petroleum-based stains from a variety of surfaces, including concrete, brick, pavers, wood surfaces, composites and many masonry surfaces. It can be purchased at most Home Depot stores, or directly from Environmental Solutions International at www.chompsolutions.com
All-Electric Pressure Washers and Steam CleanersSIOUX CORPORATION
Sioux Corp. introduces a re-design to its EN-Series All-Electric line of hot water pressure washers and steam cleaners. The all-electric EN-Series has been improved to incorporate a more compact frame, allowing the customer to maximize valuable floor space. The non-explosion proof units have a minimum 43 percent reduction in volume, and the explosion proof units have a minimum 30 percent reduction in volume versus the previous EN-Series design. Unlike other designs in this industry, these environmentally friendly units produce zero emissions. The units have an extra-heavy-duty industrial frame made of structural grade steel with dual lifting eyes for portability.
4000 XT Cargo Tray for PickupsHighway Products, Inc.
White City, Ore.
Highway Products Inc.’s 4000 XT model of Roller Coaster Slideout Cargo management tray for pickups is manufactured to fit all pickup truck brands, models and bed sizes. This all-aluminum tray extends 80 percent, stops at every 10 inches, and comes with Tee-Bone track system and Stab Lock locking mechanism features. This model is rated to handle up to 4,000 pounds and comes with a five-year warranty.
PT-30 Compact Track LoaderTerex
The Terex PT-30 compact track loader is designed with a 26 percent increase in lift height, a 16 percent increase in operating capacity and a 45 percent increase in bucket rollback to enhance its production, while continuing to offer operators the compact and maneuverable operation of its predecessor. The smallest compact track loader in the Terex lineup, the four-foot profile of the PT-30 offers productive work in limited access areas. With a low, 3.0 psi ground pressure, the PT-30 easily works on soft or sensitive surfaces with minimal damage or impact.
ProColor Tile GroutProSpec
ProSpec, Bonsal American’s brand of professionally specified products, has introduced its latest grout technology with the launch of ProColor. This grout is designed to eliminate the issues associated with typical Portland cementbased grouts. ProColor offers a number of benefits for contractors, including extended bucket life and easy trowelability and clean-up. Fully cured, ProColor offers excellent surface hardness and compressive strength. Available in sanded and unsanded versions, ProColor Sanded Tile Grout is suitable for grout joints from 1/16-inch to 1/2-inch.
Originally published in Masonry magazine.
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