July Innovations

Professional Series Level

The new em81.10 True Blue professional series of levels and measuring tools from Empire Level Manufacturing Corporation can achieve accuracy equal to .0005 in. over a 1-in. length, even after numerous 17-ft. drops on the concrete. Other features of the True Blue em81.10 torpedo include V-groove for pipe and conduit, 45-degree vial and a 10-in. heavy-duty solid aluminum body.

Hammer Holster

The QuickDraw Hammer Holster, from Parzi USA, attaches to a belt or tool belt and allows the quick release and load of a hammer. The QuickDraw Hammer Holster contains a locking system that holds the hammer securely in place and can be adjusted to accommodate any hammer on the market.

Brush-on Cement

Mapelastic Smart from MAPEI offers waterproofing and concrete protection against aggressive atmospheric elements like seawater, salts and sulphates. This two-component, highly flexible cementitious membrane is easily applied by roller or brush to curved structures and tight corners.

Laser-guided Saw

Skil Power Tools introduces the new 5755 Circular Saw, featuring the LASERX2 two-beam laser system that helps determine the cut line for accurate cutting. The 13-amp motor and 7 1/4-in. blade makes it strong enough for cross-cutting and ripping in all wood types.

Ornate Hardware

Valli & Valli has reintroduced its historic Ornate Collection of door and cabinet hardware. This collection consists of door levers and knobs that feature classic ornamentation such as scrolls and floral motifs. The Ornate Collection Series is crafted of solid brass and is available in: natural brass, polished brass, satin brass, antique brass, polished chrome, satin chrome and antique nickel finishes.

Screen Inserts

Screen+Plus screen inserts from Artistic Enclosures feature solid cedar construction with the screening mounted into a special groove for easy repair. A built-in 6-in. guardrail above the optional fixed tempered safety glass, fixed acrylic or T&G cedar bottom can meet IBC/IRC and BOCA requirements for fallout protection. All Screen+Plus inserts are custom fabricted.