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Products   08/11/2010
Fire-Rated Joint System: Handles Vehicle Loads
Fire-Rated Joint System: Handles Vehicle Loads
Fire-Rated Joint System: Handles Vehicle Loads EMSHIELD SJS FR-1 Fire-Rated Seismic Joint System is a watertight joint for decks and floors. The joint system is installed from above and requires no invasive anchors. SJS FR-1 is able to handle vehicle loads and can be used in parking decks, stadiums and other high-traffic structures. The system consists of two horizontal fire-rated joints preassembled around a composite spline. The spline is the attach point for traffic plates that bear the loads. The fire-resistant foam components also absorb sound and vibration. The system can be used in joint openings from 4-in. to 10-in. in width. EMSEAL Joint Systems LTD; 800-526-8365; www.emseal.com
Fall-Arrest Safety System: Dual Function Fall-Arrest Safety System: Dual Function The DBI-SALA 50-Foot Sealed Blok Self-Retracting Lifeline features a dual-mode rescue capability, allowing the user to chose between automatically lowering slowly after a fall arrest or waiting for assistance. The Sealed Blok is IP68 certified to withstand liquid and dirt penetration, and has a maximum capacity of 420 lb. The FAST-Line feature allows trained users to safely replace the lifeline in the field, saving time. Capital Safety; 800-328-6146; www.capitalsafety.com
Rotary Hammer: Redesigned Grip Rotary Hammer: Redesigned Grip The Makita BHR241 Cordless Rotary Hammer has a variable-speed motor that is able to deliver 1 to 1000 rpm and 0 to 4,000 bpm. The hammer has a redesigned D-shaped soft-grip handle to absorb vibration. The hammer has three separate modes: rotation only, hammering with rotation or hammering only. A built-in clutch gear reduces gear damage by disengaging gears if bits bind. A one-touch sliding chuck allows for easy bit changes, and the chisel can rotate 360° for optimum positioning. The rotary hammer has an 18-v lithium-ion battery, which can be fully charged in only 30 minutes. Makita; 800-462-5482; www.makitatools.com
Hand Planer: Tough Blades Hand Planer: Tough Blades The DeWalt D26676 Portable Hand Planer is powered by a 5.5-amp motor that delivers 34,000 cuts per minute. The planer comes with high-speed steel blades to resist nails embedded in the material. The D26676 is designed for stud straightening, joist leveling and rough in-sizing. The hand planer weighs only 6 lb and at 11½ in. long offers a stable platform for longer cuts. DeWalt; 800-433-9258; www.dewalt.com
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