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LIGHT ANGLE GRINDER
200 MET-A-9799Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa. introduces the W1080 RT 5” angle grinder for lighter, mobile duties. The 5.4-lbs weight and slim “rat-tail” design packs a 10A motor with 26 inch-lbs of torque and no-load speed of 10,000 rpm. The design also features an ergonomic side handle, non-locking trigger, wheel guard and auto-stop carbon brushes.
CONTACT: Metabo Corp., 800-638-2264


INSTALLATION, REPAIR, RENEWAL


HARDSCAPE ADHESIVE
200 block-it bonstoneBonstone Materials Corp., Mukwonago, Wis., introduces Block-It, a moisture-cure, polyurethane-based product designed to provide fast-curing and durable adhesive bonds to concrete block, natural stone and other types of hardscape materials. The solution offers a 15-minute open time, sets in 50 minutes and cures in three hours with heat-and cold-resistant bonds It’s recommended for retaining walls, fountains, lawn sculptures, and outdoor fireplaces.
CONTACT: Bonstone Materials Corp., 800-425-2214


PENETRATING OUTDOOR SEALER
200 DP hGLOSSDuPont Paver Armor Pro™, Hayward, Calif., introduces Premium High Gloss Color Enriching Sealer, with protection against oil- and water-based stains, especially in heavy traffic areas. The weather-resistant solution protects for up to three years, dries clear without yellowing, and minimizes efflorescence. The sealer will lock joint sand in place; however, it’s not intended for limestone or travertine surfaces.The low-maintenance solution is available in gallon, five-gallon and 55-gallon containers, along with a one-pint sample size.
CONTACT: DuPont Paver Armor Pro™, 877-786-6383


LIGHTER BACKERBOARD
200 WonderBoard LiteCustom® Building Products, Seal Beach, Calif., introduces WonderBoard® Lite, a fiberglass mesh-reinforced cement backerboard that’s up to 20-percent-lighter than comparable regular versions. Developed for interior and exterior substrate applications, the board contains no wood fiber or gypsum, and offers stability and moisture-protection for wet-area installations. Panel sizes include 36” X 60” X 7/16” for floors, walls and countertops, and 36” X 60” X ¼” for floors and countertops.
CONTACT: Custom Building Products, 800-272-8786


FLEXIBLE ADHESIVE
duropoxi 1Bonstone Materials Corp., Mukwonago, Wis., introduces Duropoxi F with a unique formulation providing outstanding adhesion to stone and many other construction materials to flexible and/or uneven substrates. Applications include mosaic-tile installation, laminating thin stone or tile to flexible substrates, hardscape sills and capping stones, and stone monument/mausoleum construction. The solution offers a 1:1 mix ratio, knife grade/non-sag viscosity and easy clean-up of tools and spills with water. Avaialble in gallon and five-gallon pails.
CONTACT: Bonstone Materials Corp., 800-425-2214


NEW GROUT COLORS/EFFECTS
200 eye shape tile-2LATICRETE International Inc., Bethany, Conn., adds eight colors to its SpectraLOCK® Dazzle grout line. Blue Hawaii, Candied Apple, Lemonade, Limeade, Pretty in Pink, , Purple Haze, Ruby Slippers, and Tangerine Orange. Appropriate for indoor and outdoor applications, the grout enhances tile and stone installations with either a metallic “sparkle” finish or a glow-in-the-dark capability.
CONTACT: LATICRETE International Inc., 800-243-4788 x610