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E55BX Mimi-Excavator from New Holland Construction

 

New Holland excavator artNew Holland Construction (Racine, WI) has introduced the E55BX mini-excavator, a short-radius unit that offers greater digging power while maintaining the maneuverability and accessibility of more compact excavators.  Designed for fuel efficiency and noise and dust reduction, the machine features deep dig depth and high breakout force.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

Atlas Copco Launches Intelligent Compaction System

 

AtlasCopco CC6200Atlas Copco (Commerce City, CO) now offers an intelligent, easy-to-use compaction-monitoring system that gives contractors real-time material stiffness readings to ensure superior soil compaction.  Designed to maximize operator productivity, the unit tracks passes with GPS while measuring relative surface stiffness and detecting any loose materials.  For details, click here.

 

Atlas Copco Unveils Walk-Behind Vibrating Screed

 

Atlas Copco BV30 artAtlas Copco (Commerce City, CO) manufactures its Model BV30, a compact, two-handled, single-beam vibrating screed that allows contractors to level concrete in various applications, from driveways to decks.  With interchangeable blades, a lightweight aluminum body and a rigid screed blade, the units offer versatility, easy handling and stability.  For details, click here.

RicoRock Introduces New Coping Stones

 

RicoRock coping artRicoRock (Orlando, FL) is now manufacturing pre-cast, artificial-rock copings for use with new vinyl-liner pools and in pool renovations.  Designed to complement waterfalls, boulders and other rockwork details, the coping comes in lightweight, eight-stone sections of cast concrete that can be mortared in place to cover a six-foot bond-beam span.  For details, click here.

 

 

AquaStar Offers Fillable Friends Mosaic System

 

aquastar fillable art 2AquaStar (San Diego, CA) has introduced Fillable Friends as a new approach to mosaic-style designs for pools, spas and fountains.  The system consists of stencils the watershaper can prepare with any suitable material – plaster, pebbles, glass beads and more.  The stencils come in many forms and, once installed, serve as leveling guides for plasterers.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

Deck-O-Seal Offers Concrete Curing Agent

 

deck-o-treat artDeck-O-Seal (Hampshire, IL) makes Deck-O-Treat, a ready-to-use, no-VOC concrete curing aid and hardener for use with gunite and shotcrete.  The material eliminates the need to water concrete in the recommended period following application and contains no wax, resin or acids:  Cured surfaces can later be covered by plaster, tile, adhesive or paint.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank Wall Enterprises Offers Literature on AquaForms

 

Frank Wall AquaForms art edited-1Frank Wall Enterprises (Columbus, MS) has printed brochures on its AquaForms aluminum pool forming system.  The 16-page, full-color brochure covers forms used in building all-concrete or concrete-walled vinyl-liner pools in a range of custom shapes, with options including steps, benches, spas, sun ledges and automatic cover boxes.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

Acrylic Pool Windows from Hammerhead International

 

Hammerhead window artHammerhead International (Las Vegas, NV) offers acrylic viewing panels in many shapes and sizes for use in swimming pools.  The units can be made to match anything from the most complicated negative edge wall radius to the simplest pool window.  They’re also translucent enough to provide unique ambient lighting in adjacent indoor spaces.  For details, click here.

 

 

Poolstones by Sofikitis Releases 2014-15 Catalog

 

Poolstones catalog artPoolstones by Sofikitis (Monterey, CA) has published a catalog covering its current collection of stone copings, drain grates and paving materials.  Available in print and digital formats, the 96-page, full-color volume includes photos and detailed specifications for using the company’s products in designing and building residential or commercial watershapes.  For details, click here.


 

Poolstones by Sofikitis (Monterey, CA) has published a catalog covering its current collection of stone copings, drain grates and paving materials.  Available in print and digital formats, the 96-page, full-color volume includes photos and detailed specifications for using the company’s products in designing and building residential or commercial watershapes.  For details, click here.

 

http://poolstones.com/2014.pdf

Deck-O-Seal Offers Salt-Resisting Deck Coating

 

Deck-O-Seal Deck-O-Shield artDeck-O-Seal (Hampshire, IL) manufactures Dec-O-Shield, a waterborne, ready-to-use sealer and water repellent designed for use on natural stone, concrete or tile.  When applied to a structurally sound , crack-free surface, the environmentally friendly material repels water and salt, keeping them from penetrating the surface and doing any damage.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aquron Offers MGS Mortar and Grout Solution

 

Aquron art MGSAquron (Rockwall, TX) manufactures MGS Mortar and Grout Solution, a material designed to protect and waterproof concrete by enabling mix water to initiate hydration and thereby reduce pore sizes and void spaces while improving workability.  This results in greater durability, increased impermeability and better freeze-damage and chemical resistance.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

Blastcrete Upgrades MX-10 Mixer/Pump

 

Blastcrete MX-10 artBlastcrete Equipment Co. (Anniston, AL) has improved its MX-10 Mixer/Pump system for the application of shotcrete and cast concrete.  Its new hydraulic circuit delivers greater speed and torque to quickly and effectively mix dense refractory materials, and its hopper can handle up to 2,500 pounds of material while a hydraulic agitator keeps materials blended.  For details, click here.

 

 

Little Beaver Introduces Drill for Soil Sampling

 

Little Beaver artLittle Beaver (Livingston, TX) offers Lone Star LS T1, a trailer-mounted geotechnical drill for soil sampling and standard penetration testing.  Designed for rugged efficiency, the unit cuts through tough soils in nearly any environment and can be hauled around just about any site on its single-axle trailer, using an ATV or small truck for easy maneuverability.  For details, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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