New Product Buzz Guide: February 2007
February 15, 2007
DECORATIVE CEILING BEAMS BY OUTWATERArchitectural Products by Outwater
Now you can easily and economically recreate the idyllic look afforded by authentic, aged, hand-hewn oak beams with Outwater’s high-density polyurethane Decorative Beams. Not only lightweight and sturdy, Outwater’s Ancient Rustic, Modern, Contemporary and Vintage format Decorative Beams are easy to install on virtually any type of surface. Stocked in various lengths, widths and thicknesses, Outwater’s Decorative Beams are indistinguishable from the beams after which they have been patterned. For more information, visit www.outwater.com.
VOC-FREE VENETIAN PLASTERSDimensions International
Dimensions brings you the finest collection of VOC-free, authentic Italian Lime Plasters for interiors and exteriors that are easy to apply and provide a dramatic look to your project. Our computerized color tinting system assures accuracy. Select from 160 historic colors or send us a chip and we’ll match. Visit our Web site for examples, workshops and complete details. www.dimensionsplaster.com
HAMMER-LOCK TIMEFLEX-ABILITY CONCEPTS
Flex-Ability Concepts, Oklahoma City, has introduced Hammer-Lock, a new feature for Flex-C Trac® that significantly reduces installation time and labor. Flex-C Trac provides an easy way for builders to frame high quality. Hammer-Lock allows the shaped flexible track to be held in place by simply hammering down tabs in each link of the track.
UPDATED WEB SITEApla-Tech
Apla-Tech, Inc., manufacturer of Continuous Flow and Pneumatic “air” drywall finishing tools, welcomes you to review our Web site. Watch streaming videos of drywall taping and finishing tools at our jobsites. Review information on drywall tools, pumps, texture sprayers and more. www.apla-tech.com.
COMMERCIAL COATINGSQUICKSPRAY INC.
Quikspray Inc. is celebrating 50 years of business in the commercial coatings industry. The company manufactures application equipment (The Carrousel Pump line) and mixing equipment (Quikstir Mixers) that are distributed worldwide throughout more than 60 countries. Fireproofing, acoustics, interior and exterior textures and plaster, stucco, deck coatings, epoxies, waterproofing, artificial rocks and waterfalls, and pool plasters are just some of the many coatings that can be applied with Quikspray pumps and mixers. www.quikspray.com.
LAFARGE MOLD DEFENSE™ PRODUCTSLafarge
Due to the focus on mold and mildew related problems in today’s industry, controlling moisture has become an important design consideration for interior areas. To combat this issue, Lafarge introduces a select line of drywall products featuring Mold Defense™. They are: Regular Drywall with Mold Defense, Firecheck Type X with Mold Defense and Protecta AR 100 with Mold Defense. These products offer enhanced protection against the growth of mold and mildew compared to ordinary drywall products.
NEW INDEPENDENT AXIS FOAM CUTTING!Demand Products, Inc
New for 2007, our MegaPlot Independent Axis CNC Foam Cutting Machines offer the ability to cut TAPERED Fluted Columns, as well as typical Architectural Shapes. Keep the profits in-house with your own Foam Cutting Equipment. Leasing Available. For your free 2007 catalog, visit us online at www.demandproducts.com. Order today.
MORE OPTIONSMaster Wall
Demand from Master Wall’s rapidly expanding customer base has caused the introduction of three new brochures: EIFS, Stucco and Specialties. Each brochure is focused on the systems and options explained in clear, easy to understand language. Call us today about your next project. www.masterwall.com
PORTABLE HEAT WAVE FES-SERIESFostoria Industries Inc.
Fostoria’s “Heat Wave” Heater is becoming one of the top choices for construction companies throughout the USA. The Heat Wave can raise the temperature 40 degrees F in a building from 1,000 to 2,000 square feet at ceiling heights of 15 feet and under in a time frame of about two hours. This is accomplished by recycling the confined air in the building. The heat is efficient, clean, safe and controlled thermostatically and has a convenient fan only switch to keep the confined air circulating.
Features of the Fostoria Heat Wave Series are as follows:
• Available in Three Sizes: 10, 15 & 30 kw (34,130 / 51,195 / 102,390 BTU’s).
• Three Voltage Options: 208v, 240v & 480v in both single and three-phase.
• Safe, Clean and UL / C-UL Listed.
• Fostoria Heat Waves are very quiet and maintenance free!
• No dangerous fumes or lost time refueling!
• Fostoria Heat Waves are made in the USA!
TOMMY GUN® A3 SERIESPutzmeister America, Inc.
Often imitated but never duplicated, Putzmeister's Tommy Gun® A3 Series is still the top plaster and fireproofing pump in America today. Using only the most reliable components for peak performance, this machine is built to last. From fireproofing, plaster and stucco to injection work, mortar, grout and specialty materials, the Tommy Gun® makes success a sure shot.
CEILINGMAX SURFACE MOUNT GRID SYSTEMACP (Acoustic Ceiling Products)
Easily Renovate Old Ceilings with Durable, High-Grade Vinyl
Contractors recommend CeilingMAX for direct applications over plaster, drywall and paste-up ceilings. Manufactured with high-grade vinyl, CeilingMAX eliminates rust and scratches without demolition cost, mess and downtime. CeilingMAX provides an immediate solution by accommodating 2' x 2' or 2' x 4' acoustical ceiling tiles, and with surfacing mounting, saves up to 6" of ceiling height. For more information, visit our Web site at www.acpideas.com
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VIVALDI VENETIAN PLASTER SYSTEMOlea Specialty Products
Olea Specialty Products introduces the Vivaldi Venetian Plaster system by La Calce Del Brenta to North America. This easy-to-use system features more than 200 colors, a beautiful color catalog and “Stucky” Venetian plaster in three convenient bucket sizes. For more information, please visit www.oleaspecialtyproducts.com.
TIRED OF THE DRYWALL DUST?? STRUGGLING WITH THOSE HIGH GAS PRICES?Plaster Man
Plaster Man is Ready to Show You:
• How to do “No Sanding” Veneer Coat plastering
• How Plaster Repair Can Be Your Key to Making HUGE Profits!
• Personal training in the areas you want to learn more about
Training programs also available on DVD-check the Web site.
FORMATIONS™ ACOUSTICAL & ACCENT CLOUDSArmstrong
Formations Acoustical Clouds from Armstrong install up to 30 percent faster than standard cloud designs because all corners are factory-mitered, and all grid and perimeter trim is factory-cut to size to reduce the number of splices. Elimination of field cutting also reduces waste and helps assure a better fit and cleaner, more precise joinery. Visit www.armstrong.com/formations.
PSST...THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN TEXTURED COATINGS!Sealants & Coatings Technologies, Inc.
The Palladium Textured Coating System is a thoroughly tested, elastomeric, stucco-like, weather-resistant, latex-acrylics coating formulated for superior adhesion, moisture resistance, color retention and exceptional flexibility. It is a remarkably versatile and durable finish that is maintenance free in any climate. With finish options ranging from sand to knock-down, it complements any architectural style. The Palladium System is fully warranted and insurable.
Sealants & Coatings Technologies, Inc.
106 Industrial Way
Charlestown, IN 47111
This new brochure details Plastone and Plastain, the latest editions to Total Wall’s Tuscan Elite line of exterior and interior coatings. Pre-mixed and easy to apply, these products make old world plaster, adobe, antique brick, and weathered stucco textures a breeze to create. Visit www.totalwall.com for the brochure and sample color swatches.
ZIPWALL 4 PACK PLUSZipwall
Lightweight and simple, the ZipWall barrier system uses plastic sheeting or canvas to contain messy areas on any job site. Goes up in minutes with no tape, no ladders and no marred ceilings. Our new 4 Pack Plus is a great way to save money on our entire system.
Visit us at www.zipwall.com.
4" READY-TRACK IS PERFECT 4 FORMING CURVESRadius track
Now Radius Track’s hand-bendable Ready-Track is available in six sizes to give contractors more options for forming curves quickly on the job site. For use with wood or steel studs, Ready-Track is supplied in straight 20-gauge sections. Once formed, Ready-Track holds its shape, so it greatly reduces labor costs.
Radius Track Corporation
Take powder actuated tools to new heights with the adjustable extension system called the Smacker. Smacker’s 6’ length, plus two 3’ extensions, gives a 12’ reach. Featuring bump-and-move firing, it eliminates the need to constantly move ladders, saving time and money. The universal cradle accommodates five different Powers’ tools. Visit www.powers.com.
SPRAY MACHINESSpray Force
With over 30 years of experience, Spray Force MFG, Inc. is the industry’s premier manufacturer of plaster, fireproofing, drywall, and finishing equipment. Often imitated but never duplicated, Spray Force takes pride in crafting each piece of equipment to meet the specific needs of the customer. Spray Force machines are designed and built to be more powerful, more reliable, higher quality, and longer lasting than any other piece of equipment on earth.
EQUIPMENT SALES AND SERVICEJ Glover
Founded in 1953, and at our current location since 1957, Glover Manufacturing, Inc. is the industry’s leading manufacturer of stator tubes and rotors which are supplied to various destinations throughout the world. We service and rebuild drywall spray machines, plaster pumps, dash machines, and mixers. We are eager to provide service and sales for over 40 models of equipment.
DECORATIVE CEILING SURFACESM-Boss Inc.
M-Boss Inc. is the premier manufacturer of decorative metal surfaces. Products include: Tin Ceilings, Cornice, Moldings and Medallions. Patterns range from sleek contemporary styles and customized designs such as company logos and special themes to traditional designs replicated from turn-of-the-century originals. With hundreds of patterns and more than 45 finishes, no other company provides designers, architects and builders such variety and design flexibility. Visit www.mbossinc.com.
CHANNEL BENDERThe Nathan Kimmel Co.
The perfect tool for on-site contouring of CRC
- Bends 20- and 16-gauge CRC
- Accepts 1/2- to 4-inch-wide channel
- Heavy-duty all-steel construction
- Built-in index for repeatable bends
- Made in the USA
- Easy to use