General building products – May 2021

General building products – May 2021


rbs Hand Sanitiser from Resapol is as an alcohol based anti-bacterial, hospital grade hand rub that works to effectively kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria on contact. It features an alcohol ratio of up to 70 per cent and has been developed to cleanse and refresh your skin without the use of soap or water. It is fast drying and non-sticky and, once applied, quickly evaporates without leaving any residue or unpleasant odour.


There’s a new and sleek ‘anthracite grey’ (RAL 7016) addition to the Wavin Osma DeepLine semi-elliptical guttering range, matching the increasingly popular colour scheme being used for external windows and doors. The system has been engineered to handle more rainwater than similar sized systems and, thanks to a ‘Flexiclip’ seal jointing mechanism, are also easier to install.


Point patios and paths in rain or shine with Sika Fastfix All Weather self-setting paving jointing compound. Available in a choice of five attractive colours, the material is ready to use, with no mixing required. Applications include footpaths, stone setts, cobbles and Indian sandstone paving slabs. Its Active Resin Technology ensures a hard-wearing, durable, finish that won’t shrink or crack over time, and is suitable for use on joints from just 20mm deep.


Already a “one-tube-does-all” product, HB42 Ultimate ’All-in-One’ Sealant & Adhesive is available in a new and improved formula, which includes Anti-Mould as standard. It is based on advanced hybrid polymer technology, and can be used across a wide range of applications, including adhesion to glass, wood, stainless steel, aluminium, porcelain, UPVC, coated metal and polystyrene. Solvent free and available in a range of colours, it can be used inside and outdoors, in the wet or dry.


Based on an enhanced Calcium Sulfate binder, the CEMEX Supaflo Rapide screed promises that shorter drying times, with the application of moisture sensitive floorcoverings, such as adhered vinyl and engineered timber flooring, at around two to four weeks after the screed was installed. This represents around half the time that it would take for a standard Calcium Sulfate based flowing screed to dry.


A new off-site solution, Ultrapanel is a precision engineered patented concept in roofing technology that delivers verified fire, weathertight, thermal and structural performance. This ‘room in the roof’ system can be installed by a team of three in just one day, and benefits from both BBA Certification and NHBC Accepts verification


Part of Russell Roof Tiles Natural Range, Bute forms part of an expanding selection of concrete tiles. It has the appearance of a small format Roof Tile with a mock joint and gives the aesthetics of small slates, clay or concrete tiles when laid broken bonded. It is now the best-selling product in the south of England and provides a more sustainable option.


The Splashpanel range of PVC bathroom wall panelling has been extended with a new 600mm panel width. The Narrow panels measure 600mm x 2,400mm x 10mm, and are lighter in weight than the standard panel sizes of 1,000 and 1,200mm, making installation easier, and a better fit with compact spaces, such as cloakrooms, en-suites and small shower rooms.


Thanks to the roll out of new all-weather, fully recyclable hybrid bags, Tarmac has become the first major cement manufacturer in the UK to move to 50 per cent recycled plastic in its packaging. The new bag continues to offer rip, tear and puncture resistance, as well as providing essential protection against rain and water damage.

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