April 2015 Toolbox
Stacked Stone Panels
The Stacked Stone Dry Stack Select wall panels give a fresh twist to a classic stone look. Whether you’re designing an elegant retail display or natural exterior facade, these panels are an extraordinarily realistic alternative to traditional stone. Available in nine versatile colors, they’re easy to install indoors or out, with fire-rated available and less than $7 per-square-foot in quantity. Order free samples and find more information at textureplus.com.
Ceiling Wire Installation Tool
Doc Industries Inc.
The PurlinMaster pole is a multiple purpose tool used to install and wrap ceiling wire on purlin clips. The patented purlin head makes it possible to install a purlin clip and then wrap a ceiling wire on to the clip. It is part of a proprietary system from the company. The tool includes an interchangeable head that allows it to be used with any standard eye lag screw. There are several other interchangeable heads available for hanging threaded rod, hanging jack chain, 1/2-inch male sockets, 1/4-inch hex bits and more. For more information, visit purlinmaster.com.
Insulated Work Boot
The Workhog Trek 6-inch H²0 insulated boot with composite toe packs all the superior performance features of Ariats top-of-the-line work footwear into a lace-up boot with trek styling and advanced waterproof protection. Waterproof Pro Construction combines waterproof premium full-grain leathers with an impermeable barrier for total protection in wet environments. Mesh lined to keep feet cool and ventilated in hot environments. The 800g Thinsulate Ultra Insulation delivers the highest level of cold weather protection without adding bulk or weight. The 3M microfiber technology traps air within its fibers to maintain warmth in cold and damp conditions. An extra-wide shank delivers maximum torsional stability, promotes proper body alignment and minimizes foot fatigue. For more information, visit ariat.com.
Columns, Moldings and Brackets
The company’s line of columns, moldings and brackets are coated and prefinished in stone, coral, knockdown or wood-look finishes. These durable yet light weight finishes will save time and money. All products are custom made in all shapes and sizes. The company’s super elastomer caulk will expand up to 100 percent to fill a void if a building settles. For more information, visit foamfactory.com.
Vinyl Stucco Trim Accessories
Niles Building Products
The company has announced the addition of its Vinyl Stucco Trim Accessory line. This addition will allow the company to give a broader offering to its customer base and to carry a full line of trims that are required in all geographical areas. NBP’s vinyl line is manufactured for exterior stucco and interior plaster applications. Its vinyl accessories are produced using high quality vinyl compounds and qualify for LEED credits. All of the vinyl items are produced in accordance to ASTM C-844 and D-1784 for interior products or ASTM D-4216 and C-1063 for exterior products. For more information, visit nilesbldg.com.