Reward Wall Systems has introduced the 13-in. T-Form insulating concrete form to the iForm product line. It features an 8-in. concrete core for additional strength and constructability needed when building intersecting walls. Available in long- and short-return style, the form creates 7.12 and 5.73 square feet of wall respectively. The tie spacing maintains a 6-in. on center spacing.
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- Product From Weyerhaeuser
Weyerhaeuser offers their Trus Joist TJI joists with Flak Jacket TM protection. This specialty coating enhances the joists’ fire resistance, allowing builders to achieve one-hour floor/ceiling assemblies in multi-family applications while complying with the 2012 IRC fire protection requirements for single-family homes. The protected joists are available in multiple series and depths to meet a range of load-bearing requirements. No special tools, hangers or training are needed to install the joists.
- Product From DigiConSoo
DigiConSoo’s prefabricated eyebrow dormers use CNC and digital fabrication technologies to supply a ready-to-install dormer. The dormers, which are the newest addition to the company’s line of precision framing products and architectural details, arrive on the jobsite in a ready-to-assemble package and can be installed in three hours.
- Product From MiTek Industries, Inc.
USP Structural Connectors have partnered with Super Anchor to introduce the Max X-Line product that incorporates the air hose into the lifetime to reduce tripping hazards by up to 50 percent. The lifeline can be clipped into a USP permanent, gasketed anchor that can be installed by attaching it to the structure’s framing.
- Product From IMETCO
The Imetco Evolution complete rainscreen wall system is an integrated assembly that includes four components. The metal facade has panels available in several profiles, materials and colors. A 1-in. air cavity promotes air flow via the chimney effect to dry itself out. Continuous insulation is non-combustible, water resistant and vapor permeable. A water-resistant vapor permeable air barrier stops the flow of air while allowing controlled diffusion of water vapor.
- Product From Oldcastle Architectural Product Group
Oldcastle Architectural's EnduraMax high-performance wall system is a masonry system that can increase energy savings and manage moisture. The system approach includes polystyrene insulation panels with pre-molded cells for masonry units, specially designed masonry units made of stone, clay brick and concrete brick, and a modified Type-S mortar with enhanced pumpability, strength and adhesion.
- Product From Superior Walls of America
Superior Walls of America's Xi Plus walls feature Dow Thermax reinforced polyisocyanurate insulation covering rigid foam insulation and a 4-in. insulated footer beam. A 4-in. standard floor slab may be poured equal to the height of the footer beam, eliminating the need for an additional screed board. The precast concrete wall panels have a built-in insulation value of R-21.3 and can be insulated up to R-42+.
- Product From Columbia Forest Products
Columbia Forest Products Radius Bending Plywood flexes at a minimum radius of 12 in. and even smaller radii when additional force is applied. Applications included curved cabinet ends, rounded wall units and columns, arches and arched casings, ceiling treatments and furniture. It can be installed in long-grain or cross-grain directions and can be coveredwith laminates or paper-backed veneers. Panels are available in 4- by 8-ft. long-grain and 8- by 4-foot. cross-grain styles in thicknesses from 1/8 in. to 16 mm.
- Product From CertainTeed Corporation
CertainTeed has introduced the Certaform Leave in Place Form, which can be used with Form-A-Drain when forming foundation footings in areas where building codes require only one-sided drainage. Composed of 100 percent recycled material, it is engineered to be left in place along the foundation footing. Available 6 in. high and 12 ft. long, it is made from polyvinyl chloride and weighs 0.53 lbs. per foot.
- Product From Simpson Strong-Tie
Simpson Strong-Tie has made available its VTCR valley truss connector. Installed on top of roof sheathing or directly to the framing, the single-sided valley truss clip eliminates the need to add a support wedge under the valley truss or bevel the bottom chord to match the supporting roof pitch. The connector installs after the valley truss has been set, a time-saving benefit for retrofits in high-wind areas.
- Product From Superior Polymer
Superior Polymer has released its EcoStud Track and Stud System for interior, non-load-bearing walls. The system is composed of 100 percent recycled lightweight resin, which is pest-, mold- and mildew-resistant and impervious to water. The system avoids thermal bridging and can be installed with common tools. Pre-punched screw holes in the track provide quick attachment to overhead joists and foundation flooring.