Quiet, efficient lighting
An innovative light tower, powered by hydrogen fuel cell, is environmentally friendly, fuel-efficient, and virtually pollution-free. It can be used indoors and operated for up to 50 hours at a noise level of 43 decibels at 23 ft. Its high-efficiency plasma light bulb produces 22,000 lumens while consuming only 255 watts. It can last up to 50,000 hours.
Multiquip Inc. 800-421-1244. www.multiquip.com.
Repair fireplaces and fireboxes
Fireplace Mortar is a silicate-based refractory cement caulk for tuckpointing damaged firebox mortar joints, and repairing chips, cracks, and breaks in brick fireplaces and wood-burning stoves. Once cured, the mortar provides adhesion for a durable repair while withstanding temperatures up to 2000º F.
Quikrete Companies. 800-282-5828. www.quikrete.com.
Cut with precision
New Head Joint Blades for the AS170 brick and mortar saw are ideal for cleaning out vertical mortar joints. The blades clean out the complete joint without damaging surrounding bricks. A shortened blade offers exceptional precision and is easy to control, even when cutting hard mortar. The blade cuts 3 1/8-in. deep and 1/4-in. wide.
Arbortech USA. 866-517-7869. www.arbortechusa.com.
Professional mixing paddles
The company's mixing paddles are now available with a 5/8-in. hex shank design that fits universally with geared chucks on drill motors or traditional mixers. The mixing paddles can be supplied in a variety of helical configurations and other designs for mixing a variety of materials. All paddles are 24 in. long; extensions are available in 9- or 15-in. lengths. Diameters range from 4.5 to 9.25 in.
CS Unitec, Inc. 800-700-5919. www.csunitec.com.
EPA-compliant portable power
The G40 is one of several mobile generators the company has upgraded to meet current EPA standards for mobile, off-highway, diesel-powered equipment. The G40 is powered by a Mitsubishi engine certified to EPA Tier 4 Interim requirements. The new model, rated at 35 kVA, replaces the EPA Tier 2 version.
Doosan Infracore America Corp. 770-831-2200. www.dhiac.com.