The following products and services generated the most enquiries in PB’s May issue and were collated to appear in the July/August issue of PBM.
Fast and exact, the Air Wedge can adjust from 2 to 50mm thick with a load pressure of 100kg. It is said to be ideal for assisting with the fitting of internal doors and frames, double glazed windows and doors and also comes in handy for lifting and levelling furniture, washing machines, fridge freezers, kitchen units, water tanks etc.
Additions to the WD-40 Specialist Range mean that the comprehensive and popular potfolio now consists of: High Performance Silicone Lubricant, Fast Release Penetrant, High Performance White Lithium Grease, Fast Acting Degreaser, High Performance PTFE Lubricant, Fast Drying Contact Cleaner and Anti Friction Dry PTFE Lubricant.
Straight line clamp guides have been designed with the same low profile alloy extrusion as the Varijig range. They have an integral clamp with a double locking mechanism making them suitable for the accurate guiding of routers, saws and jigsaws.
The clamps also include a metric / imperial sliding scale and the jaws have fixing holes for accessories.
The Omega canopy is said to combine ease of installation with a ‘supremely’ stable design. Able to be installed in one day and guaranteed for 10 years, it will protect up to 4m and employs 16mm polycarbonate as the roof glazing panels.
Described as a new concept in roof hook technology for solar panels, Solar Limpets are designed to reduce tile breakage whilst eliminating all current requirements for grinding, cutting, slate removals, flashing and packing spacers.
Suitable for 10 by 6 clay and cement roof tiles, plus all sizes of natural and artificial slate, the units are also 360° adjustable even after the panel has been fitted.
The stainless steel midget trowel is designed for finishing in confined areas. The trowel is tough, yet light and measures just 8 by 3in. to fit into tight spaces. The manufacturer’s patented DuraSoft handle gives a soft feel but is very durable whilst the stainless steel blade is easy to wipe clean and reduces rust.
The manufacturer states its solar PV tiles are quick and easy to lay. As the product is installed exclusively with the company’s traditional slates or tiles, it means weather-tightness is not an issue, and completed roofs came with a 25-year Power Output Guarantee and the manufacturer’s 15-year Roof System Guarantee.
Two new products have been added to the company’s range of low-level access products. The Anti-Surf Adjusta-Minit is a one-piece folding work platform, weighing just 35kg which can be adjusted to four different heights from 400 to 1,250mm.
The MegaStep is a heavy-duty item constructed from Non-conductive fibreglass and is available in a range of sizes from two treads upwards.
A seamless and joint free finish is said to be provided with Walltite spray applied polyurethane foam ait tight insulation. The initial liquid state of the foam allows the product to seal every joint — including the hard to reach areas — to provide air tightness results which can meet and exceed the latest Building Regulations.
A new British-built water cylinder and a self-learning new controller have been added to the company’s Ecodan range of domestic air source heat pumps. Mitsubishi Electric claims this will cut installation time by 70% and simplify installation as features of the ISO 14001 / 9001 certified cylinder include pre-plumbing, pre-wiring and WRAS approval.