Krylon Products Group
White Lightning is a high-quality sealant that forms a durable, flexible bond with most building materials in any combination. It is ideal for sealing expansion and control joints, and can be used on stone, masonry, ceramic, marble, wood, steel, aluminum, fiber cement board, and many synthetic materials. With no mixing required, this one-part product is easily gunned and has a quicker skin and cure time. It helps maintain a weather seal and delivers superior performance for interior and exterior projects. Its superior flexibility withstands up to 50 percent joint movement, and its elastomeric formula is excellent for high-stress joints. For more information, call (800) 777-2966, or visit www.KPG-Industrial.com.
National Association of Home Builders
Sed de Saber Construction Edition uses a seven-book, fully interactive curriculum to teach Spanish-speaking workers a functional level of English language conversation and comprehension. The complete curriculum teaches sentence structure, 500 vocabulary words and 340 phrases, covering basic life skills such as following driving directions, as well as detailed job site scenarios, tools, equipment and scheduling. To address safety-related issues because of the language barrier, the program's seventh book focuses entirely on safety practices. The system retails for $395 for NAHB members and $495 for non-members; Lowe's customers can order the kit with a $40 discount through LowesForPros.com. For more information, visit www.retentioned.com.
Bee Access Products
West Palm Beach, Fla.
The BISOMAC210 is an innovative and technologically advanced traction hoist for suspended platforms. This remarkably sturdy and compact traction hoist is easy to transport with convenient carrying grips. The hoist features an electromagnetic brake with controlled descent feature, overspeed safety device, hour meter, power indicator light, and overspeed and overload warning lights. Unique to the BISOMAC210 is an overload safety device that prevents an unsafe condition in case the hoist hangs up on the building or the platform is overloaded. For more information, call (888) 616-9003, or visit www.beeaccess.com.
The GPA-300 Graffiti Proofer is the world's first aerosol graffiti protection featuring fast cure times, durability and application ease. Also, if the coating is ever damaged, it can be easily repaired by simply re-spraying the surface with relatively no preparation. This non-stick coating is water-clear, UV stable, heat stable to over 500šF and has extreme chemical resistance. The new GPA-300 Graffiti Proofer exceeds the performance requirements for ASTM 6578 Graffiti Resistance Test. For more information, call (818) 998-3538, or visit www.seichemical.com.
Blastcrete Equipment Company
Featuring a 1,000-pound-capacity hydraulic lifting arm, the Mason Mate is designed to revolutionize mixing and pumping of masonry grout and mortar. Designed to be loaded with pre-packaged grout and mortar in 1,000-pound bulk or paper bags, the unit features a hydraulic continuous mixer, a two-inch hydraulic peristaltic concrete pump, and a 35-horsepower gasoline engine all mounted on a skid frame that can be hauled in a 3/4-ton truck. The mixing and pumping output is five cubic yards maximum per hour. Clean up including the delivery line can be completed in less than 10 minutes using only 10 gallons of water. For more information, visit www.blastcrete.com.