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June 2007

New Products

Allmand Bros. Inc.
Holdrege, Neb.

Masonry Magazine

Allmand has introduced reconfigured portable light towers featuring diesel-powered 15- and 20-kilowatt AVR generators, available in both one-phase and three-phase configurations. Each Maxi-Lite tower features Allmand's exclusive SHO parallel lamp fixtures, which generate up to 50 percent more lumens per fixture than competitive light towers. Also, units deliver enough energy for temporary work trailers, pumps or additional lighting, as well as powering a variety of auxiliary equipment. The Maxi-Lite 15 and Maxi-Lite 20 come in the standard model, as well as in an Arctic Special package and Canadian Standards Association-approved package. For more information, call (800) 562-1373, or visit www.allmand.com.

Red Wing, Minn.

Masonry Magazine

DBI-SALA, a Capital Safety brand, introduced the new i-Safe Intelligent Safety System. A revolutionary, first-of-its-kind safety system, i-Safe delivers real-time solutions for inspection, inventory control and information management. i-Safe combines Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-equipped fall-protection equipment with web-based information management to maximize the effectiveness and minimize the total cost of safety programs. i-Safe allows companies to track equipment assignments by worker or location, and download or view equipment user manuals, inspection criteria and safety regulations quickly and effortlessly. For more information, call (800) 328-6146, or visit www.capitalsafety.com.

The Equipment Lock Company
Hedgesville, W.V.

Masonry Magazine

The Equipment Lock Company has introduced a new security device for truck and SUV trailer hitches. With the Hide-A-Hitch Lock anti-theft device, vehicle owners can easily stow their hitch away in seconds directly below their bumper and lock it into place with the existing locking pin. By using this new product, owners no longer have to worry about banging their shins on the hitch or causing damage from the hitch by backing it into cars and garage doors. The Hide-A-Hitch Lock is made from hardened steel and powder coated for a durable finish. For more information, visit www.equipmentlock.com.

Fraco Products Ltd.
St-Mathias-sur-Richelieu, Québec

Masonry Magazine

Specifically designed for multi-trade use, the new ACT-4 has a 4,000-pound load capacity that makes it the perfect equipment for specialized contractors, such as bricklayers, repointers, painters, plasterers and/or general contractors involved in inspection, renovation and maintenance. The ACT-4 uses Advanced Cylindrical Technology, which allows a fast, smooth and safe elevation of the platform. This mechanism requires minimum maintenance and it is simple to operate. When set up with one mast, the ACT-4 can be extended to 47 feet by using cantilever and bridge sections. It can reach heights up to 550 feet when used with a ground base, and 60 feet with a freestanding base. It has a lifting speed up to 16 feet per minute. For more information, visit www.fraco.com.

Knaack Manufacturing Company
Crystal Lake, Ill.

Masonry Magazine

Knaack Manufacturing has introduced the new WEATHER GUARD L-shaped steel transfer tank. The new tank provides increased gallon capacity versus current models, along with a new durable design for long-term reliability. Designed for transporting diesel fuel, the WEATHER GUARD transfer tank has a 110-gallon capacity and a new interior baffle design that reduces non-flammable fluid movement and provides extra tank reinforcement. The WEATHER GUARD transfer tank is constructed of heavy, 14-gauge steel and is fully arc-welded, providing long product life, while the tank's exterior is protected with a Brite White powder coat finish. For more information, visit www.weatherguard.com.

Pittsburgh Corning
Pittsburgh, Pa.

Masonry Magazine

Continuing to offer the aesthetic features, light transmission and privacy control of Pittsburgh Corning's other glass block products, the INSOLAR Low E glass block also features an improved U-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), which minimizes building operating costs when used for window, exterior wall and stairwell applications. Used in a mortar application, the 8"x8"x4" INSOLAR glass block shows a reduction of 34 percent in solar heat gain and an improvement of 11 percent in U-value. Specific to residential applications, INSOLAR Low E glass blocks are available in two- and three-inch thickness for use in glass block window fabrication. For more information, call (800) 624-2120, or visit www.pittsburghcorning.com.

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