EZG Manufacturing
Federated Insurance
Fraco USA, Inc.
Hohmann and Barnard, Inc.
Husqvarna Construction Products N.A.
Hydro Mobile, Inc.
iQ Power Tools
Kennison Forest Products, Inc.
Mortar Net Solutions
Non-Stop Scaffolding
Southwest Scaffolding
Tradesmen's Software, Inc.
January 31, 2011 7:00 AM CST

New Masonry Products for January 2011


New masonry products for January 2011.

New masonry products for January 2011.

Fast Set Extreme Adhesive

Mukwonago, Wis.

Fast Set Extreme Adhesive
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-Drill

La Mirada, Calif.

18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless Driver-Drill
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 Bits

Knoxville, Tenn.

Diamond Core Bits
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.

Sensor X-Change – Replace Sensors on Demand

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Sensor X-Change – Replace Sensors on Demand
MSA’s Ultima X Series Sensor X-Change Program lets you receive replacement calibrated sensors on demand when needed. Sensors arrive prior to your Ultima X Gas Monitor’s scheduled calibration due date for easy installation and minimal downtime. Simply change out the old sensor and perform a gas check, and your gas detection system is operational. For more information, please see MSA bulletin #07-2142. Contact your MSA sales representative or call 800-MSA-INST now to arrange for this convenient, automatic Sensor X-Change Program.

Work-Rite Kits for Trucks

Firestone Industrial Products Company
Indianapolis, Ind.

Work-Rite Kits for TrucksDesigned to help level the front end of vehicles, Firestone Industrial Products Company’s latest Work-Rite applications are available for 1994-2011 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 4WD trucks (part #8621); 1999-2010 Chevrolet and GMC 2500 HD/3500 HD trucks (part #8629); and 2011 Chevrolet/GMC 2500 HD/3500 HD models (part #8635). The Work-Rite suspension kit, an entry-level load management system, features microcellular urethane load assist springs mounted to the vehicle’s frame to supplement its factory suspension. The springs are offered in three densities that provide three separate spring-rates, and in two heights, 3.7 inches and 5.2 inches, to optimize performance for each application.

Originally published in Masonry magazine.

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