Archives for December 2019

Water-based, acrylic, textured coating for concrete

Elastocolor Texture from Mapei is a coating for use on exterior, above-grade, new and previously coated concrete and masonry surfaces. The coating’s unique blend of aggregates produces an attractive, high-build, textured finish, the company says, and is suitable for use on restoration projects to reduce the appearance of surface imperfections and repairs or wherever a […]

Carpet cutting machine offers accuracy and efficiency

Designed to accommodate the largest rolls of carpet and heaviest rolls of vinyl, the X-77 carpet cutting machine from Accu-Cut has a “clam shell” load cradle said to process cut orders accurately and efficiently. The load cradle can be adjusted in three ways: shuttle forward or backward for positioning, pivot for squaring the material and […]

Cyclonic dust extractor with HEPA filtration

The iQ426HEPA cyclonic dust extraction vacuum has been announced by iQ Power Tools. The unit has been tested to pick up 50 lb of drywall dust in 30 seconds and is said to have the highest output vacuum motor in its class. Units feature advanced cyclonic technology, double filtration (HEPA and Durabond), a 4-stage filtration […]

Country mouse

Justin Trudeau got caught last week with other world leaders mocking U.S. President Trump at the NATO conference. This has already been commented on, so far with no support for Justin, as far as I have seen, so I won’t bother. I will say, what did they expect? This is totally in character and nobody […]

Broadloom features abstract transitional patterns

The Twilight collection of broadlooms from Nourison features abstract transitional patterns woven in New Zealand wool with Luxcelle highlights. The collection is offered as broadloom or in custom rug sizes. The soft look of the Axminster-woven products brings together lush textures and an array of linear patterns in richly shaded natural tones that are said […]

Rollable acrylic adhesive for luxury vinyl tiles

Roll and Go from Schönox is a rollable acrylic adhesive for luxury vinyl tiles. Bonding on suitable substrates in interior areas, the adhesive coverage is approximately 540 sq. ft. per 1.06 gal. unit and approximately 1,380 sq. ft. per 2.77 gal. unit. The product is rated Emicode EC 1 for very low emission and LEED […]

Self-bonding anti-fracture membrane

The self-adhering Elastomeric Crack Bridging (ECB) anti-fracture membrane from NAC Products is a sheet applied elastomeric membrane is designed for use under floor surfaces that require protection from structural movement. ECB consists of a base layer of polymer modified elastomers, permanently laminated to a unique “stress flex” fibre sheet. Together they form a single 1/16 […]

Pre-mixed, rapid-drying, multipurpose primer

Ardex P 4 primer from Ardex Americas is a pre-mixed, single-component, rapid-drying, multi-purpose product for interior and exterior use. The consistency of the primer has been formulated to virtually eliminate dripping and splashes, the company says. Recommended use is prior to the installation of the company’s tile and stone mortars, as well as self-leveling underlayments. […]