Product Review - May 2013

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WATERPROOF MEMBRANE
200 Duradek Slate overlay 013Duradek Ltd., Surrey, B.C., offers a complete waterproofing system for flat-roof decks. A single-ply, walkable waterproof sheet vinyl designed for decks, patios and roof decks over habitable spaces, it also offers an attractive walking surface. Ultra Tiledek is designed specifically for exterior tile applications. Tiledek provides adhesion of thinset to both the membrane and the tile in exterior applications; Ultra Plazadek is designed to be used under pavers, stamped concrete and duckboard systems.
CONTACT: Duradek Ltd., 866-591-5594


SOLVENT-FREE PROTECTION
200 FILAFila Chemicals USA Corp., Miami, launches three new eco-friendly, solvent-free maintenance products for interior and exterior applications. FILAMP90 ECO seals, protects and promotes easy maintenance, suited for work surfaces and vanity units; FILAFOB ECO also provides stain protection and is developed for absorbent surfaces, including natural stone, terracotta and brick surfaces, BBQ areas and driveways. Both are water-based, and protect with altering surface colors. FILASTONE PLUS ECO offers color-enhancing protection for natural stone, marble and granite surfaces, reducing dirt absorption on both shiny and untreated surfaces, without forming a film.
CONTACT: FILA Chemicals USA Corp., 305-513-0708


PENETRATING OUTDOOR SEALER
200 No Gloss SealerDuPont Paver Armor Pro™, Hayward, Calif., introduces Premium No Gloss Color Enriching Sealer, with protection against oil- and water-based stains with a 2-in-1 penetrating sealer. The weather-resistant solution protects for up to three years, deepens and enhances color without gloss, and is non-film-forming. The low-maintenance solution is available in gallon, five-gallon and 55-gallon containers, along with a one-pint sample size.
CONTACT: DuPont Paver Armor Pro™, 877-786-6383

 

 


FLEXIBLE ADHESIVE
Bonstone Materials Corp., Mukwonago, Wis., introduces Glacier, a urethane-based, exterior-grade adhesive/patching material specifically formulated for fabricating or repairing light-colored stones.  The non-staining, non-bleeding material offers UV color stability, and can be tinted with Touchstone Liquid Tints. The solution offers a 1:1 mix ratio, knife grade/non-sag viscosity and easy clean-up of tools and spills with water. It’s available in one-gallon and five-gallon pails.
CONTACT: Bonstone Materials Corp., 800-425-2214


LIGHTING


BLUETOOTH®-CONTROLLED LUMINAIRE
Kim Lighting, City of Industry, Calif., introduces the first outdoor LED luminaire controlled with Bluetooth® technology. The LightVault® 8 uses high-speed Bluetooth technology to enable field aiming and dimming. Available in spot, wall-wash and narrow flood in-grade applications, it features multiple color temperatures, up to 2,500 lumens output and a variety of housings. Custom dimming and aiming can be done using either a Bluetooth-enabled iOS or Android device.
CONTACT: Kim Lighting, 626-968-5666
 

HIGH-OUTPUT LED
200 Soraa Lamp PhotoSoraa, Fremont, Calif., introduces the Soraa Vivid 2 and Premium LED MR16 lamp lines. Designed to replace 65- and 75-watt halogen lamps for both 12V and line voltages, the new lamps produce a full visible spectrum of light while consuming up to 85-percent-less energy. The new lamps utilize gallium-nitride and gallium-nitride technology, lowering defects and emitting more light, even at high temperatures. Both are available in multiple beam angles and color temperatures.
CONTACT: Soraa, 510-456-2200

 

 


ENHANCED ACCENT LIGHTING
Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting Inc., Simi Valley, Calif., enhances its up-and-accent fixtures and paired them with its high-performance LED lamp. Fixture upgrades include a high-temperature silicone gasket with innovative diaphragm that eliminates moisture intrusion. The thermo-composite LED lamp has encapsulated electronics to protect the components while eliminating the need for fasteners, glue and hand assembly.
CONTACT: Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting Inc., 800-766-8478