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New Products

Knerr Masonry Unlimited
Wapakoneta, Ohio

New Products for Masonry Contractors

The B.A.T. (Bricklayers Arching Tool) is an innovative new tool that will save you time and money by making sure that your arches will always be correct. First, it eliminates the forethought of arch building. The B.A.T. is the fastest, most efficient arching tool ever developed, creating perfect arches in less than half the time. It is easy to use, very versatile and will help to eliminate downtime. The B.A.T. will also lower material cost, as well as eliminate collecting materials. Last but not least, this tool is sturdy, lightweight and portable. For more information, e-mail sales@bricklayersarchingtool.com or visit www.bricklayersarchingtool.com.


Knaack Manufacturing Company
Crystal Lake, Ill.

New Products for Masonry Contractors

The new WEATHER GUARD Diamond Tread Aluminum Truck Box line includes saddle, cross, side, pork chop and all-purpose boxes, plus additional accessories. Available with either a clear or black Armor-Tuf powder coat finish, all of the new boxes feature an extreme protection lockTM, which incorporates a lock that retracts when locked for added tamper resistance. The line now opens to a full 90-degree angle for easy loading and unloading of tools and, underneath the lids, the boxes are completely weather sealed on all four sides for superior weather protection. Other user-friendly features include a 48" level holder, a steel tray for smaller tools, a 12-volt electrical access grommet, and a three-year warranty. For more information, visit www.weatherguard.com or call (800) 456-7865.


OT, L.L.C.
Seattle, Wash.

New Products for Masonry Contractors

TWISTEP® is an instant, multi-use step that will improve access to your truck or SUV. The TWISTEP attaches to the hitch receiver and rotates under the bumper when not in use. When you need to use it, just push in, push down and twist, and TWISTEP swivels neatly into position. TWISTEP, with a large welded steel platform, is stable and durable and can hold up to 500 pounds when using a Class III hitch - 2" receiver. TWISTEP comes with a special non-skid surface, a corrosion-resistant coating and a one-year warranty. It's easy to install and has a minimal effect on your vehicle's ground clearance. For more information, visit www.twistep.com.


Powers Fasteners, Inc.
New Rochelle, N.Y.

New Products for Masonry Contractors

Hundreds of light- to medium-duty construction tasks — from bonding and sealing to caulking and filling cracks — in almost any substrate can now be done from the same tube of POWERSTICKTM. The new all-purpose high-tack polymer is the first product in the U.S. to offer strong adhesive properties with reliable moisture and solvent-resistance, and can be used on masonry, concrete, tile, wood, metal, plastic and even polystyrene foam board. The non-toxic POWERSTICK comes in seven- and 10-ounce tubes, and a controlled bead can be dispensed with either a caulking gun, at right, or by using a spray top with fingertip control, at left. It reaches a tack-free stage within 15 minutes, cures for bonding in less than 24 hours, and full sealant cure is within five days. For more information, visit www.powers.com or call (914) 235-6300.


Sellick Equipment Limited
Harrow, Ontario

New Products for Masonry Contractors

Sellick Equipment introduces their new S series rough terrain forklift. The new design focuses on safety, visibility, ergonomics and accessibility. The operator platform is rubber mounted to reduce noise and vibration levels, thus improving productivity and reducing fatigue. Visibility through the "See-Thru" roller mast has also been improved to increase safety. Capacity range is 6,000 to 12,000 lbs. and all models are equipped with the new Perkins 1100 Tier II emission diesel engine. Optional equipment includes four-wheel drive, enclosed cab, air conditioning, fork positioning and a wide selection of lift heights. For complete information, call toll-free (877) SELLICK or visit www.sellickequipment.com.


Spray Control Systems, Inc.
Blooming Prairie, Minn.

New Products for Masonry Contractors

Your metal fenders not looking so good due to dents, rust and cracks? Then you want to try the new MinimizerTM Poly fenders. The Minimizer plastic fender is proving that lightweight fenders hold three major advantages over traditional steel or aluminum products. First, the Minimizer is made of molded plastic that won't dent like traditional products. With the total weight being only 15 pounds per axle, there is a significant weight savings per truck and trailer. And the Minimizer keeps rocks and water spray off loads and the back of truck cabs, and keeps tie-down straps and the bottom of the truck free of slush and mud. The Minimizer line has a full range of styles and mounting options, and can be installed in a few hours. For more information, visit www.minimizer.com or call (800) 248-3855.

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