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MATERIALS


FUSION STONE
1 fusion dark2 fusion light3 fusioncolorAntolini Luigi & C., Sega di Cavaion, Italy, introduces the new natural stone Fusion WOW, classified under the three typologies of Fusion WOW "Light," Fusion WOW "Dark" and Fusion WOW "Multicolor." Each variety offers an uninhibited palette of maroons, blues, coppers, whites, greys and greens amongst Earth tones, all shifted in gorgeous blurred patterns. The stone is now available in North America through Antolini’s distribution network.
CONTACT:  Antolini Luigi, + 39-045-6836611


SINTERED SURFACE COLORS
Borea DektonGalema DektonKelya DektonKeon DektonMakai Galema DektonVentus DektonCosentino Group, Cantoria, Spain, launches seven new colors in its Dekton® line of sintered ultra-compact surfaces. The new colors reflect the latest design trends that imbue spaces with balance and sober, calming, elegant hues, with Ventus, Korus and Galema in the material’s Solid Collection; Keon  in the Tech Collection; Kelya in the Natural Collection; and Borea and Makai in the Wild Collection. All are available in 125.9” X 56.6” slabs with thicknesses of 0.8 cm, 1.2 cm and 2 cm
CONTACT: Cosentino North America, 281-494-7277


PORCELAIN SLAB
1 kalos bianco2 agatha caramelLevantina, Novelda, Spain, introduces the Stone Collection of its TECHLAM® line of porcelain-slab surfaces. The materials is available in six colors – Agatha Bianco, Kalos Bianco, Agatha Caramel, Travertino Bari, Travertino Tivoli and Graphite stone – in the non-porous, stain-resistant surface for cladding, countertops and residential flooring. The 3cm-thick material is available in slabs of 39.4” X 117” and large-format sheets of 39.4” X 39.4” and 19.7” X 39.4”, along with tiles of 19.7” X 19.7” and 11.8” x 19.7”.
CONTACT: Levantina USA, 972-488-2800


MACHINERY


CORNER LAMINATION CLAMP
1 miterclamp2 miterclampOmni Cubed Inc., Diamond Springs, Calif., introduces the Miter-It™ Corner miter lamination clamp. The unit can be used with the company’s original Miter-It™ to deliver more precise miter seams; the clamp securely holds pieces in place at 90°, eliminating the need for extra workers to position the material.  Finished-side-up mitering without flipping the material offers many benefits including safety and reduced strain for workers, keeping the seam in view during lamination, and reduced risk of breaking or damaging the stone.  The clamp allows coarse and fine-tune adjustments to achieve exact and tight seams.
CONTACT: Omni Cubed Inc., 877-311-1976


WATERJET PUMP
200 quantum techniTECHNI Waterjet Llc, Lexena, Kan., offers the QUANTUM NXT™ Electric Servo Pump for waterjets. Operating at less than 68 dBA, the unit is quieter than standard hydraulic pumps; the breakthrough servo-motor technology used to directly drive the plungers results in up to 60% less power consumption. Water consumption is also greatly reduced, as the high-efficiency servo motor requires minimal cooling. The unit is available in a range of pressures and flow-rate capacities to suit any waterjet cutting application.
CONTACT: TECHNI Waterjet, 913-492-3700


RATCHET-LEVER HOIST
200 banditColumbus McKinnon Corp., Amherst, N.Y., now offers its CM Bandit ratchet-lever hoist in 3- and 6-ton capacities. The lightweight, compact units feature a 360° rotating handle, corrosion-resistant gold chromate chain and bolt-on hooks for easy inspection. The new models include the Tri-Point Hook Inspection System, which consists of three distinct raised points on the hook that the operator can use to detect any indication of overload or deformation. CM Smart ID™ radio frequency identification technology is also a standard feature on all Bandit, with detailed product specifications for more effective tracking of safety and hoist location.
CONTACT: Columbus McKinnon Corp., 800-888-0985

 


PORTABLE COMPRESSOR
200 kaesar m130Kaeser Compressors Inc., Fredricksburg, Va., introduces the M130 model of the company’s Mobilair™ portable-compressor line. The unit produces 425 cfm at 145 and comes standard with an oversized fuel tank and the power-saving Sigma Profile rotary screw airend, making it perfect for heavy air users in specialty applications like sandblasting and demolition applications. The optional clean-air treatment package and compressed air aftercooler allows the option of providing back-up plant air. The fully weatherproofed canopy and wide-opening gull-wing doors allow quick access to all components for easy servicing and also reduce noise levels.
CONTACT: Kaeser Compressors Inc., 877-682-6482


INSTALLATION, REPAIR, RENEWAL


HEAVY-DUTY CLEANER
200 deepcleanLATICRETE International Inc., Bethany, Conn., introduces StoneTech® DEEPKLENZ™ Heavy Duty Cleaner, a high-performing, ready-to-use, water-based cleaner designed to power through tough grease and grime stains on stone and grout surfaces. The cleaner can be used on natural stone such as marble, granite, limestone, travertine, slate & sandstone; artificial stone; grout; plus plastic and metal surfaces. Applied on wet surfaces for up to 10 minutes, the cleaner removes contaminants with a quick bristle-brush scrub and warm-water rinse. Currently available in a 24 oz. spray bottle.
CONTACT: LATICRETE, 800-243-4788


COMPREHENSIVE DIGITAL MEASURING
200 xpressEtemplate Systems, Raleigh, N.C., introduces the ELaser™ Xpress as a comprehensive digital measuring system under $10,000. The Xpress system utilizes new X Range technology for measuring performance and includes digital leveling, built in wi-fi connectivity, and live video cross-hair on the laser. Like the company’s Pro series, the Xpress series utilizes its award winning Measure Manager™ Software. The 2D version of the system can measure any 2D plane in space, including tub surrounds, shower walls, full height splashes, and wall surfaces for cladding or molding.
CONTACT: ETemplate Systems, 866-877-6933

 


FLUSH-SURFACE SHOWER BASE
200 wediwedicorp USA, Carol Stream, Ill., introduces the wedi Fundo Ligno shower base, featuring a low-profile ¾”-thick perimeter designed to create barrier-free shower installations flush with surrounding ¾”plywood floors. The unit includes a cement-based, safe bonding surface with structural strength for tile or stone, an entirely waterproof composition of its product core and surfaces, and integrated drain. The base is available in four sizes.
CONTACT: wedicorp USA, 877-933-9334


MECHANICAL FASTENER
200 keep nutChemical Concepts, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., introduces Keep-Nut™ a mechanical fastening solution that relies on rows of stainless street spurs that are compressed once inserted into the substrate. This anchoring system has the ability to withstand more than 660 lbs. of force and is ideal for use on stone surfaces, as well as solid surface, glass, hard plastics, ventilated facades and furniture.
CONTACT: Chemical Concepts, 800-220-1966

 

 


ACCESSORIES


ONE-PIECE DRAIN
1 compotite2 compotiteCompotite Corp., Los Angeles, introduces its ABS Linear Drain, a one-piece molded unit with removable hair strainer in four popular sizes: 42”, 36”, 32” and 24”. The first series includes options for a tileable top and 304 stainless steel grates.  A polished interior with a textured flange is also a standard feature.
CONTACT: Compotite Corp., 800-221-1056

 

 

 


SINGLE-BOWL SINK
200 precis blancoBLANCO America, Lumberton, N.J., introduces the BLANCO PRECIS Medium Single sink with Drainer featuring an integral drain board for drying dishes or food prep. The 30-3/4” X 19-3/4” X 7-1/2” unit offers a crisp angular design, durable SILGRANIT II surface made of 80% granite, and a unique wave-shaped integrated stainless grid that effectively doubles the drying area when the grid sits on the sink’s functional ledge. This reversible, dual-mount sink can be undermounted (36” cabinet) or installed as a top-mount (27” cabinet), depending on design preference. It’s available in eight SILGRANIT II colors including the popular Metallic Grey.
CONTACT: BLANCO America, 800-451-5782


ONLINE & PUBLICATIONS


AIR-SYSTEM INSTALLATION GUIDE
200 kaesarguideKaeser Compressors Inc., Fredericksburg, Va., introduces Compressed Air System Installation Guide: Layout Considerations for a Reliable, Energy Efficient, and Safe Compressed Air System, a new e-book providing essential tips for planning and installing a compressed air system. Written by Kaeser's compressed air and engineering experts, the publication includes installation diagrams, information on piping, ventilation, air treatment, as well as additional resources for ongoing energy management.  
CONTACT: Kaeser Compressors Inc., 877-417-3527


HIGH-RISE INSTALLATIONS
200 bostikBostik Inc., Wauwatosa, Wis., publishes Residential High Rise: Installation Systems, an all-inclusive full-color brochure including all appropriate information relative to Bostik adhesives, moisture control, sound abatement, surface preparation and more for hardwood flooring projects.  For tile & stone installations, similar information is offered for professionals requiring specific materials to install natural-stone flooring… or, a broad color spectrum of premium recycled, glass-based grouts to accentuate any tile project.
CONTACT: Bostik Inc., 800-726-7845


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