Building Blocks

Building Blocks

Polyurethane Blocks provide thermal insulation.

Part of LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Continuous Insulation Block Series, Precast/Tilt-up Concrete Wall PanelÂ- Blocks are made of high-density rigid cellular polyurethane material, which prevents thermal energy transfer between building and ground when installed under load-bearing precast, tilt-up, brick, and block walls. Closed-cell structure is inert and prevents absorption of...

Read More »
EXTECH/Exterior Technologies Inc. Announces U.S. Patent for the Snap-In Gridlock(TM) Glass Block System
Building Blocks

EXTECH/Exterior Technologies Inc. Announces U.S. Patent for the Snap-In Gridlock(TM) Glass Block System

Pittsburgh, PA - EXTECH/Exterior Technologies Inc. is proud to announce that a U.S. patent has been granted for their 2100GL Snap-In Gridlock™ Glass Block system. The Gridlock™ Glass Block System has revolutionized the use of glass blocks in walls and windscreens. Primary applications for this system include transit shelters or windscreens for buses, trains and other public transportation...

Read More »
Building Blocks

Standard and Resurfacing Pavers utilize 95% recycled content.

Suitable for multi-sized paver patterns, 8 x 8 in. Standard Paver can be used in conjunction with 4 x 8 and 4 x 4 in. pavers to create additional design options. Resurfacing Bullnose Paver provides rounded finished perimeter edge to any paver area, such as deck surfaces or flat roof applications. To optimize accessibility, Resurfacing Transition Paver includes slanted edge that acts as mini ramp...

Read More »
Polyurethane Insulation Blocks offer alternative to wood.
Building Blocks

Polyurethane Insulation Blocks offer alternative to wood.

Providing thermal isolation while supporting heavy structural loads, LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Continuous Insulation Blocks extend insulation from below ground to roof of industrial and cold-storage buildings. Blocks are made of high-density rigid cellular polyurethane with closed-cell structure that is inert and prevents moisture absorption. Combination of compressive strength with minimal...

Read More »
Building Block features interlocking, mortarless design.
Building Blocks

Building Block features interlocking, mortarless design.

Measuring 5 x 10 x 20 in., Liteblok™ Jumbo enables rapid construction of inexpensive walls. Precision molded block is made from lightweight cellular concrete and is composed of sand, cement, and network of tiny, discrete air pockets. Holes within blocks enclose structure of steel reinforced concrete columns and beams. Self-aligning, Liteblok takes regular nails and can be cut with hand saw. It...

Read More »
With Delivery of Its 10,000th Non-Metallic Polymer Concrete Baseplate, Basetek® LLC Achieves Industry Milestone
Building Blocks

With Delivery of Its 10,000th Non-Metallic Polymer Concrete Baseplate, Basetek® LLC Achieves Industry Milestone

NEWBURY, Ohio - In less than a decade, BaseTek® has achieved a milestone in the pump and rotating equipment industry: delivery of its 10,000th non-metallic polymer concrete baseplate. The delivery of our 10,000th baseplate symbolizes the steady growth of our company since its founding in 2001," Scott Sapita and Tim Marklay, BaseTek business partners, said. "It means our customers continue...

Read More »
VAST® Enterprises, LLC Expands Distribution into the Chicago Area with Illinois Brick Company
Building Blocks

VAST® Enterprises, LLC Expands Distribution into the Chicago Area with Illinois Brick Company

Illinois Brick Company, the Leading Distributor of Brick and Masonry Products to the Chicagoland Market, Adds a New Green Building Product: VAST Composite Pavers Made from Recycled Rubber and Plastics CHICAGO and MINNEAPOLIS - Today in Chicago, Ill. at the Mid-America (Mid-Am) Horticultural Trade Show, Illinois Brick Company and VAST Enterprises, LLC announced that Illinois Brick now supplies...

Read More »
Permeable Composite Pavers are made of recycled material.
Building Blocks

Permeable Composite Pavers are made of recycled material.

Manufactured from 95% recycled rubber tires and plastics, VAST Permeable Composite Pavers offer eco-friendly stormwater management option. With infiltration rate of more than 400 iph when installed with open-graded base, they can decrease rate and volume of rain runoff from parking lots, driveways, sidewalks and patios. Measuring 3 x 6 in., pavers weigh 11 lb/sq ft and provide structural...

Read More »
Terminal Blocks are RoHS compliant.
Building Blocks

Terminal Blocks are RoHS compliant.

Allowing wire to be connected without any prior stripping, XBQ series of insulation displacement connection terminal blocks are suited for applications in automated equipment and machine tools, packaging and material handling machinery, railway/mass transit systems, petrochemical, and any other application requiring high volume connections for low-voltage control and signal circuitry.

Read More »
Building Blocks

Granite Surface Material works as high-end countertop.

Available in 15 core colors, Granite Certified by DuPont provides all-natural stone surface protected by sealant that fills in natural cracks, helps repel stains, and maintains stone's natural hue. Colors include Gris Perla, Ubatuba, Baltic Brown, Santa Cecilia, Verde Peacock, Kashmir Gold, Tan Brown, and Tropic Brown, along with Black Impala, Giallo, Ornamentale, Blue Pearl, Kashmir White, Black...

Read More »

All Topics