Building Blocks

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Polyurethane Blocks provide thermal insulation.

Part of LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Continuous Insulation Block Series, Precast/Tilt-up Concrete Wall Panel 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 moisture so it does not...

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

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...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

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...

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Polyurethane Insulation Blocks offer alternative to wood.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

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 deflection...

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Whitepaper: 7 Trends for IoT in Hospitality
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Whitepaper: 7 Trends for IoT in Hospitality

The Internet of Things is rapidly becoming a defining characteristic in the daily landscape of human experience. Billions of smart devices are already connected to this vast system through smart homes, medical devices, and much more; the trend is predicted to continue its exponential growth into the hundred billions within the next few years. This white paper illuminates how the future of IoT will completely revolutionize the way the hospitality industry in particular will function with this new technology. Due to the ability to reduce energy costs, reduce staff labor, and create completely individualized and engaging guest experiences, the hospitality industry is in a unique position to capitalize on IoT. Using real life case studies, the report outlines seven ideas for how the IoT can be used to reduce energy consumption, increase guest satisfaction, improve maintenance, and more.

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Building Block features interlocking, mortarless design.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

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...

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With Delivery of Its 10,000th Non-Metallic Polymer Concrete Baseplate, Basetek
Electrical Equipment & Systems

With Delivery of Its 10,000th Non-Metallic Polymer Concrete Baseplate, Basetek

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 to see...

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VAST

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...

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Terminal Blocks are RoHS compliant.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

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.

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

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...

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