Table of Contents February 2010

 
  • Track Loader Tackles Tough Jobs

    Completing the Cat D-Series Track Loader lineup is the new 973D, featuring load-sensing hydraulics, joystick steering, new operator’s station and 10 percent more power than its 973C predecessor.

     
  • Fixtures Isolate Metal Components

    Morgan Technical Ceramics’ Wesgo/Duramic business offers custom-made Alumina Fixtures used to isolate and insulate metal components during high temperature brazing processes.

     
  • Underlayment Protects Against Moisture

    Fiberweb has introduced Surround SR Underlayment, a Typar brand, a tear-resistant roofing underlayment that offers secondary protection against moisture intrusion.

     
  • Fastening Tool Attaches Fixtures

    The GCN150 gas-actuated concrete nailer from Simpson Strong-Tie is a portable fastening tool for attaching light-duty fixtures.

     
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    Fastener Has Rounded Edge

    This 12x1-1/4-inch Stainless T-17 #25 Torx Truss Head (Rounded Head) fastener from Dynamic Fastener now is available with a rounded edge around the outer top rim.

     
  • Attach Panels to Steel

    Triangle Fastener Corp. has introduced the Concealor DP3 to its Concealor line of fasteners.

     
  • Fastener Designed for Use in Steel

    OMG Roofing Products’ OMG Purlin Fastener is designed for use in 12- to 18-gauge structural steel and are available in lengths from 3 3/4 to 8 inches.

     
  • Product Provides Aged Appearance

    Vintage from Steelscape is produced using the company’s TruZinc steel in combination with a coating process that provides an aged-metallic appearance.

     
  • System Has Four Products

    Cambridge Architectural has further developed its Solucent energy-saving and daylighting mesh shading system for building exteriors.

     
  • Tile Has Recycled Content

    Urban Renewal by Crossville combines the beauty of real metal accent and trim pieces with a dimensional composite body to make it lightweight and easy to install.

     
  • Receiver Makes Position Measurement

    Pinpoint Laser Systems has introduced the Transparent Receiver to the Microgage 2D family.

     
  • Panel Is Corrugated

    Country Rustic Corrugated has been added to ASC Building Products’ lineup of steel roofing panels serving the residential and light commercial construction markets.

     
  • Fasteners and Treated Lumber

    A position paper approved by the Metal Construction Association addresses frequently asked questions regarding metal roofing fasteners and alkaline-copper-quaternary-treated lumber.