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Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Pneumatic Saw precisely trims concrete pilings.

April 28, 2016

Featuring 14 in. fiberglass reinforced blade with 5 in. cutting depth, MILLHOG® Air Powered Saw mounts onto WrapTrack® System that clamps around 6–60 in. dia pile using stainless steel bands. Trolley mounts onto track and supports saw as it smoothly glides around on V-grooved, stainless steel wheels, and operator score cuts around piling to achieve clean, square cut before trimming without damaging reinforcing bars. This 3 hp saw operates on 90 psi shop air @ 80 cfm. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Thinking Green: ESI Supports Environment with Solar Panels

April 27, 2016

Solar power usage saving CT manufacturer gas, money, and emissions NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. – Earth Day is just as important in the manufacturing field as it is in the private realm — especially for local metal stamper Engineering Specialties, Inc. (ESI), which saves one hundred tons of CO2 per year with its building’s solar panels. More than two years ago, ESI worked with... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, HVAC, Green & Clean

Chilled Beams maximize occupant comfort while reducing energy draw.

April 26, 2016

By transporting cooling and heating through water, active and passive York® chilled beams work together with chillers and air handlers to maximize occupant comfort while also reducing energy requirements for building heating/cooling. Shallowness allows for reduced slab-to-slab heights, and design also eliminates uncomfortable air motion from typical VAV systems. Utilization of water-side economizers reduces maintenance expense and increases opportunities for free-cooling. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Precast Concrete Guideway Walls for OIA Produced and Delivered by Leesburg Concrete

April 8, 2016

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) recently completed the contract for precast concrete guideway walls for the OIA South Airport Automated People Mover (APM) Complex. LCCI was subcontracted by Hensel Phelps. “The OIA project was a great opportunity for us, another high profile project and a relationship with a quality contractor” said Kirk Rouse, Leesburg Concrete Vice... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Logan Airport Garage's Dynamic Façade Features 48,000 Metal Panels Finished by Linetec

April 1, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin – Boston Logan International Airport’s new, 10-story West Garage Extension features an attractive, kinetic exterior to distinctively screen the facility. Designed by Arrowstreet Inc. and manufactured by EXTECH, the dynamic façade system consists of more than 48,000 aluminum flapper panels that move in response to wind currents. Each flapper panel was finished by Linetec... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Coated Hydraulic Fracturing Sand suppresses dangerous dust.

March 28, 2016

Added to hydraulic fracturing operations' dust management systems, UNIFRAC® DUSTSHIELD™ minimizes airborne particles generated during proppant conveyance, mixing, and pumping. This non-toxic suppression system reduces overall job/well-site exposure to respirable silica dust by up to >99%. This dust suppression technology is exclusively coated on UNIFRAC northern white sand; proppant is fully compatible with hydraulic fracturing fluids. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

MCM Panel Manufacturers And MCM Panel Fabricators... The Difference

March 16, 2016

How do I specify Metal Composite Material (MCM) manufacturers vs. fabricators? This is probably one of the most confused topics in the ACM/MCM industry, so I hope that this short post will help clarify the difference between the Manufacturer and Fabricator of Metal Composite Material (also known as Aluminum Composite Material or ACM). MCM consists of two skins of metal sandwiching a core... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

H&F Now has AG-TUF and AG-TUF UV Corrugated PVC Panels

March 10, 2016

AG-TUF and AG-TUF UV corrugated PVC liner panels are fire retardant and provide efficient cladding of structures, offering many benefits for all types of agricultural and industrial applications. From hog barns to dairy sheds, from poultry houses to wineries, AG-TUF and AG-TUF UV panels from H and F Manufacturing Corp. last where other products won’t. AG-TUF (interior applications) and... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Form Systems and Wall Panel offer sanitary surfaces.

February 25, 2016

Suitable for sanitizing on daily basis, added products include EFS-8 Extrutech Form System for 8, 10, and 12 in. concrete walls; EFSI-8 Extrutech Form System for Insulated concrete walls; P224 Wall Panel for interior partition walls and clean rooms; and P645 Angle Form Connector for construction of concrete circular and oval storage tanks or above/below ground swimming pools. Waterproof products offer bright white, non-porous surface that resists rust, damage, and corrosion. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Gypsum Board achieves acoustical control.

February 18, 2016

Designed for residential and commercial construction projects requiring high sound transmission class rating of 50 and higher, CertainTeed® SilentFX® QuickCut can be used for interior walls and ceilings. Product consists of viscoelastic polymer that is sandwiched between 2 dense core gypsum boards. Manufactured as ½ in. single panel without paper or metal in center, product scores and snaps like regular drywall. M2Tech® technology provides protection against moisture and mold. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Air/Water Barrier System eliminates need for house wrap.

February 18, 2016

Used to keep potentially harmful water out of structure during construction, ForceField™ consists of engineered wood sheathing panels laminated with air and water barrier. Panel joints are taped with seam tape once wall sheathing is installed on structure to help prevent air infiltration and leaks. Available in 7/16 CAT thickness and sizes of 4x8, 4x9, and 4x10 sizes, panels install akin to standard plywood or OSB sheathing panels. Tape comes in 3 in. x 165 ft rolls. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

Wall Insulation Panels help meet R-value requirements.

February 12, 2016

Designed to add insulation value to outside of exterior sidewalls while serving as nailable base for exterior sidewall coverings, ThermaCal® Wall Insulation Panels minimize heat loss and cold drive into living space of home. Panels also help meet increased R-value energy code requirements being adopted in certain climate zones. By covering studs while adding continuous insulation to rest of wall, tongue-and-groove panels help eliminate thermal bridging. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Telematics System supports ready mix concrete operations.

February 5, 2016

Offered as extension of TrimFleet Mobile software suite that is wirelessly connected to Trimble TVG850 telematics device, Trimble® TrimFleet™ Mobile Connect provides auto-status technology throughout ready mix delivery cycle. Drivers can access CoPilot® Truck™ navigation, text and voice communications, driver ID, and delivery information on Android display. Leveraging TVG850, TrimFleet Mobile Connect can offer reliable status and communications via device's WiFi and cellular capabilities. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Twisted Steel Micro Rebar targets tunneling market.

February 5, 2016

Unlike rebar and other forms of reinforcement, Helix 8-50 Twisted Steel Micro Rebar allows for efficient tensile stress re-distribution within concrete prior to concrete cracking. Product has nominal length of 2 in. and equivalent diameter of 0.30 in., which meets ASTM A820 - Type I specification. Technology uses continuous deformation along length of shaft in form of twisted ribs, providing continuous anchorage in concrete as opposed to smooth steel fibers that rely on small end hooks. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products

International Truck Launches HX(TM) Series

February 4, 2016

New Class 8 Vocational Truck Models Drive International Truck's Re-Entry to the Construction and Concrete Market, Complete Severe Service Line-up LAS VEGAS, – International Truck today launched the International® HX™ Series, a new line of Class 8 premium vocational trucks designed to deliver the strength and endurance required for the severe service industry. This is the first... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Controls & Controllers

V-ECO Shredder Controls Optimized For North America

January 29, 2016

Vecoplan LLC has reengineered the control panels on their V-ECO shredder series, optimizing them for the North American market. Dubbed REV 11C, the new panels incorporate features derived from customer feedback. According to Luke Peoples, Manager – Vecoplan Integrated Controls, "Our focus in the redesign was four-fold: to ensure safety, ease of use, performance, and upgradeability for our U.S.... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Beauty Meets Brawn as CertainTeed Debuts Stunning, Rock-Solid Product Innovations at 2016 International Builders' Show

January 20, 2016

Gorgeous stone and polymer siding innovations and world's strongest ½-inch wallboard will rock Las Vegas and wow show attendees MALVERN, Pa. - Industry-first, high performance technology and stunning natural artistry combine for a remarkable 'Beauty meets Brawn' CertainTeed exhibit at the 2016 International Builders' Show. North America's leading brand of building... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

GAF to Exhibit New Products and Technologies at Upcoming International Builders' Show

January 18, 2016

PARSIPPANY, NJ — GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, will continue to have a considerable presence at the International Builders' Show, taking place January 19-21 in Las Vegas. The company will display products in booth C2108 in addition to offering education and insight on cutting-edge apps and technology to help professional builders and contractors grow their... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Wallboard Material eliminates need for anchors.

January 14, 2016

Offering upgrade option for builders and developers, Habito ½ in. Drywall eliminates need to use threaded drywall anchors or find wall studs for fixtures weighing less than 30 lb. Product also provides better sound insulation than traditional drywall. In addition to high-traffic and high-impact areas of home, Habito is suitable for areas where homeowners will often redecorate and mount shelves, media, decor, and other fixtures. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

PVC/Polycarbonate Panels withstand industrial facility conditions.

December 29, 2015

Maintaining color and structural integrity, PHASE-2® PVC Siding, Roofing, and Louver Panels are heavy gauge PVC extruded sheets with Non-Combustible Flame Spread Rating of 12. FM-approved for unlimited height use without need for sprinkler protection, completely UV-resistant panels also resist corrosive conditions. Impact- and completely UV-resistant UNITREX® Polycarbonate Panels provide long term durability against denting, cracking, and peeling. Non-combustible flame spread rating is 6. Read More