Flooring pneumatic nailer for large surfaces

The 550ALG pneumatic 18ga L type nailer from Primatech is said to be the most advanced tool designed for large surfaces such as gymnasium floors. The 550 ALG Gym version provides the installer with 3 distinctive advantages. First, the PrimSurfer bearing assembled roller base features a two-way side shift. Not having to lift the tool […]

Engineered hardwood hand-scraped tongue and groove oak

Hand-scraped tongue-and-groove engineered hardwood from Floors@Work in oak is available in 5 in. x 18 mm x random lengths. The engineered wood flooring is constructed to provide increased stability and moisture. The top layer is a thin sheet of natural Oak and the core is constructed of layered plywood. Engineered wood floors were developed for […]

Engineered hardwood collection

Uniboard has introduced Aqua Allira to its engineered hardwood flooring collection. A waterproof, veneer flooring option, the product is said to offer the first real wood flooring that can be installed in the kitchen, bathroom and all other areas of a house. Veneers are sourced in North America. The patent-pending engineered collection is heat resistant, sound dampening and […]

Engineered flooring platforms offer longer, wider boards

Preverco has announced Genius16 and Max19, two traditional engineered platforms that are said to have been reinvented to cater to the needs of clients looking for longer and wider floor boards. The boards are suitable for both condos and residential homes and can be used for floors with radiant heating. The Genius16 is a 5/8 in.-thick engineered floor that is available in […]

Engineered hardwoods in walnut, maple, hickory, oak

The Havana collection from Fuzion Flooring is said to provide a hand-sculpted time worn look. The walnut, maple, hickory and oak engineered hardwoods in a 6 in. wide plank format have an engineered plywood core. Features include: wear layer of 5/64 in. (2 mm) sawn face; dimensions of 3/4 x 6 in. x RL (12 […]

Distinctive signatures

For commercial or institutional installation projects where access floors are needed, Tate has launched Tate Signatures. The company says the new line significantly expands options for architects and designers to create distinctive looks for their projects. Panels allow flexibility in floor design while providing access to under-floor distribution wiring and cabling, and other building service systems. Laminated finishes in the new Tate Signatures create porcelain, terrazzo, hardwood, […]

Cork that performs like rubber

Sound Seal has been providing its Cerazorb underlayment for the tile industry for over 10 years. Now the company has launched Cerazorb Acoustical Underlayment for Wood Flooring. It is a lightweight, expanded synthetic cork underlayment designed for use under both floating and glue-down floors. Sound Seal says it won’t rot, swell or absorb water, and is anti-microbial. According to the company, Cerazorb Acoustical has the performance […]

Made for walkin’ in short order

Faster drying time is the main feature of Ardex America’s new Ardex K 13 Premium Self-Leveling Underlayment. Can be walked on within two to three hours. Tile and stone floors can be installed after just six hours. Other floors, after 16 hours. K 13 is a blend of Portland and other hydraulic cements. Can be applied from 1/8-inch to one inch (2.5 centimetres) thick. Levels at 1/4 inch. Applicable […]

Minimum charges

Flowcrete America’s new Flowcoat ESD epoxy flooring system is presented as ideal for commercial or institutional environments in which electrostatic discharge is a concern. It creates a high-performance, visually appealing floor that prevents potentially hazardous static charge build up. The reformulated 100-percent solids epoxy system meets the ANSI/ESD S20.20 standard for flooring (less than 35 megohms resistance). Flowcrete says Flowcoat ESD exhibits very low body voltage generation. The flooring is also solvent free and […]

Flooring, Parisian style

New in Preverco’s Inspiration collection is White Oak Paris Oiled. Has a brushed texture to accentuate the wood’s natural grain and feel. Available in SolidGenius and EnGenius styles. SolidGenius planks are 19 millimetres (3/4-inch) thick on 11-layer, Baltic Birch plywood. Plank widths are 5-3/16 inches (Nuance) and seven inches (Nuance XI). EnGenius planks are 12 millimetres (1/2-inch) thick. Plank width 5-3/16 inches (Nuance). www.preverco.com