Heat water safely
The portable Water Hopper heats and dispenses consistent, predetermined amounts of water directly into a mortar mixer. The system produces hot water instantly, with temperatures between 98 -140° F. Tenders can safely control the water heating process, and spend more time on other jobsite duties.
4U Manufacturing, LLC. 888-754-7909. www.4umfg.com.
Light the way
Capable of 52 hours of continuous operation, the LightSource Compact is durable and reliable. It features a compact platform, a steel tower that extends from 12 - 30 ft., wind stability, and a 27-gal. fuel tank. LightSource Compact is ideal for special events, road and bridge construction, emergency and disaster relief, and general construction sites.
Doosan Infracore Portable Power. 800-633-5206. www.doosanportablepower.com.
Mobile pumping unit
The RD6536 Skid Steer Pump Attachment can pump grout materials, 3/8-in. shotcrete, and ¾-in. structural concrete mixes. The 2700-lb. attachment features a universal design compatible with any skid steer. It is ideal for ICF, block fill, form-and-pour jobs, and various shotcrete applications. The unit offers variable speed up to 25 cu. yd./hr. and has a vertical pumping distance of 50 ft. and horizontal reach of 250 ft.
Blastcrete Equipment Co. 800-235-4867. www.blastcrete.com.
This company's line of on-grade concrete drills includes two compact, pneumatic models. The 210B can operate within 6 in. of a corner and drill a ¾-in. hole 9 in. deep in about 15 seconds. The 210B-2 is a two-gang system that also can drill 6 in. from a corner.
E-Z Drill Inc. 800-272-0121. www.ezdrill.com.
Make your mark
The GP-X Spike solid paint marker gives contractors an inexpensive way to mark on almost any surface up to 150° F. The marker is available in five vibrant colors: white, yellow, black, red, and blue. Packaged 12 per box.
Diagraph MSP, an ITW Company. 800-521-3047. www.diagraphmsp.com.
A new line of heavy-duty 18V high-torque impact wrenches includes three models. The IWTH180-01 has a ½-in. friction ring for quick socket changes, the HTH181-01 includes a ½-in. detent pin for positive accessory retention, and the HTH182-01 features quick-change accessory removal without tools. All models feature a flat-anvil design for easy installation and for removing sockets over the life of the tool.
Bosch Power Tools & Accessories. 877-267-2499. www.boschtools.com.
Designed for interior and exterior walls, floors, and decks, TextureStone is an eco-friendly, spray-applied decorative coating. It bonds well with a variety of substrates including concrete, masonry, and brick, and ICFs. It is water-, fire-, and chemical-resistant, UV stable, and flexible. It is available in a wide range of colors.
Ecolink Group, Inc. 604-270-0480. www.ecolinkgroup.com.
Deliver jobsite supplies
The Transport Platform offers an intelligent, cost-effective solution for transporting men and material. The platform offers multiple configurations, designs, and car sizes. It can easily and quickly transport materials including internal framing, doors, and windows, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and debris for removal.
Hydro Mobile. 888-484-9376. www.hydro-mobile.com.
Generate power onsite
Contractor-style S Class generators meet jobsite demands. Features include rugged frames, large fuel tank with gauge, idle control, hour meter, voltage selector switch, and easy-to-read electrical panel. All can be fitted with an optional wheel kit.
Pramac. 888-977-2622. www.pramac.com.
Online masonry cement manual
The new, virtual "Cements for Masonry" manual provides quick and easy access to in-depth, up-to-date technical information on product specification and use. To provide rapid, around-the-clock access to information on masonry and mortar cements, the company has posted this reference tool to its website as a virtual flipbook.
Lafarge North America. 800-331-0022. www.lafarge-na.com.