Tile alignment spacer also sets grout spacing

Pearl Abrasive has introduced Tuscan SeamClip TruSpace, an all-in-one tool that brings tiles into alignment and sets the grout spacing without the need for additional spacers. Clips hold tiles in place until they are set, then are easily snapped off leaving a level tile surface. Units are colour-coded for set grout sizes of 1/32, 1/16, […]

Rigid core vinyl planks have an attached underpad

AquaPlus rigid core vinyl planks from Floors@Work are made from a stone plastic composite. The main component is lime stone (calcium carbonate), along with PVC powder and a stabilizer. The floor’s layers consist of a UV Coating, scratch resistant paper, decorative paper film, core board and attached under pad. Features include: 100 percent water proof, […]

Waterjet system offers five-axis cutting

Flow International has announced the Mach 200 series, a flexible waterjet cutting system. The system is paired with the new Pivot+Waterjet cutting head and offers 5-axis cutting not previously available on the company’s waterjet systems. Specifications include maximum traverse speed up to 400 in./min, linear straightness accuracy of ±0.003 in./3 ft and repeatability of 0.0015 […]

Brushed stainless steel shower shelves

Schluter has introduced a line brushed stainless steel shower shelves said to be fast and easy to install, as well as bring a new design element to tiled showers. Although they can be used in any setting, the shelves are designed to complement the company’s Style shower grates. Shelves are available in both the Curve […]

Large-and-heavy-tile mortars offer high transfer technology

Mapei has introduced the Keraflex line of mortars, designed for use with large and heavy tiles. The four polymer-modified mortars are said to share the innovative trait of high material transfer onto the backs of tiles, while retaining impressive non-sag/nonslump properties. They are also suitable for edge-leveling clip applications. Easy to mix, the Keraflex mortars […]

One-step large and heavy tile mortar

Laticrete has announced Multimax Lite, a one-step, non-sag, large and heavy tile mortar for interior and exterior ceramic tile, porcelain tile, glass tile and stone installations. The 25 lb bag is said to have the coverage of 50 lb traditional mortar. Equipped with anti-microbial technology to protect the treated article, the product contains no silica […]

Bluetooth connected moisture meters

Flir Systems has announced two moisture meters with Bluetooth wireless connectivity: the MR59 ball probe moisture meter and the MR55 pin moisture meter. The MR59 is a pinless moisture meter, unique for its ball probe sensor, which helps users cover larger areas in a shorter time, the company says. The ball probe makes it easy […]

Acoustic underlayment membrane

The Mapesonic RM acoustic underlayment from Mapei is a rubber membrane designed to reduce the passage of ambient and impact sound transmissions for ceramic tile and stone installations. Composed of dense post-consumer rubber, the product is available in thicknesses of 3/16 in. or 5 mm (Mapesonic RM 5), as well as 3/8 in. or 10 […]

Hardwood planks harken back 100 years

Inspired by the clean lines of 1920s American architecture, Prospect Park is a 7-1/2 in. wide white oak plank from Mannington. Subtle, muted colours, combined with multiple stain layers, elegant wire brushing and a premium sliced face are said to make the product suitable for any room in the home. The hardwood planks are available […]

Four-collection launch of rigid LVT products

The four-collection launch of Pergo Extreme rigid LVT from Mohawk provides 60 higher-end wood and stone looks. Even more appealing to owners of active homes, the collections are said to be 100 percent kid-proof, 100 percent pet-proof and 100 percent waterproof, and come with a “Worry-Free for Life” No-Dent Warranty that applies to a Lifetime […]